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S&P: 60% of U.S., 75% of international active equity mutual funds fail to outperform benchmarks for year

S&P: 60% of U.S., 75% of international active equity mutual funds fail to outperform benchmarks for year

Data released by S&P Dow Jones Indices on Monday showed 60.2% of U.S. domestic equity mutual funds failed to outperform their benchmark for the year ended June 30. The number jumps even higher over...

September 08, 2014 | 03:57 pm
Frontier markets equities continue to outpace in 2014

Frontier markets equities continue to outpace in 2014

Frontier markets equities have extended their gains over developed and emerging markets in 2014. Through Aug. 19, frontier markets returned 21.5% -- more than three times that of developed markets,...

August 20, 2014 | 03:19 pm

RWC adds institutional salesman

Rash Patel joined RWC Partners with responsibility for direct sales to institutional investors in the U.K. and other markets, said Dan Mannix, CEO at the firm.

August 20, 2014 | 02:41 pm

Norges Bank Investment Management restructures investment departments

Norges Bank Investment Management has restructured its investment departments in line with a new strategy plan for Norway’s Government Pension Fund Global, Oslo, a spokesman said.

August 20, 2014 | 02:55 pm

PIMCO expands global equities team

Iain McNaught and Simon Peters were named senior vice presidents at Pacific Investment Management Co., in London, spokesman Michael Reid said.

August 19, 2014 | 03:50 pm
Cambridge Associates: Global developed private equity lags public counterpart, while emerging markets PE outperforms public markets in 2013

Cambridge Associates: Global developed private equity lags public counterpart, while emerging markets PE outperforms public markets in 2013

Private equity and venture capital firms that invest primarily in developed markets outside the United States returned 16.3% in 2013, as measured by the Cambridge Associates LLC Global ex-U.S....

August 18, 2014 | 02:29 pm

Benefit and future of non-transparent ETFs uncertain

Pressure is building behind the dam to release a new kind of exchange-traded fund into the world, yet many observers continue to ask: “Who benefits?”

August 18, 2014

BlackRock adds co-head of global equity

Gary Clarke was named managing director, portfolio manager and co-head of the global equity team at BlackRock.

August 14, 2014 | 12:56 pm

Greater Manchester Pension Fund selects 3 for global equities

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council hired three active global equity managers to run a total of £600 million for the Greater Manchester Pension Fund.

August 13, 2014 | 12:54 pm

Oregon 457 plan adds real return option

Oregon Investment Council, Tigard, added a real return investment option and switched some equity managers for the state's $1.6 billion 457 plan

August 11, 2014 | 01:34 pm

American Century names GSAM exec as a senior vice president

Glen Casey was named senior vice president and global head of products at American Century Investments

August 11, 2014 | 03:27 pm

Invesco adds multiasset client portfolio manager

Danielle Singer joined Invesco Perpetual as senior client portfolio manager in its multiasset team, said a spokesman.

August 04, 2014 | 12:53 pm
Marc Faber heavy on gloom and doom at CFA seminar

Marc Faber heavy on gloom and doom at CFA seminar

Marc Faber, publisher of the “Gloom, Doom and Boom” newsletter warned against lofty asset valuations, excessive debt and investor complacency as he discussed his views on the market at a...

July 24, 2014 | 03:53 pm
Hedge fund manager Winton Capital making headway with long-only strategy

Hedge fund manager Winton Capital making headway with long-only strategy

North American investors are helping Winton Capital Management Ltd. make progress — albeit slowly — toward its founder's goal of becoming a $100 billion company.

July 22, 2014 | 10:10 am

GPIF details active equity tally in year of big changes

Japan's 126.6 trillion ($1.25 trillion) Government Pension Investment Fund, Tokyo, in an annual report released July 4, provided a snapshot of leading asset gatherers in a year of extensive changes...

July 21, 2014