Nikko's Shibata: Goal of becoming global asset manager in sight

Nikko's Shibata: Goal of becoming global asset manager in sight

A number of industry observers see Tokyo-based Nikko Asset Management as the region's leading example of a firm making big strides in moving beyond its home market in recent years.

January 26, 2015

AMP Capital taps strategic partners for targeted growth in Asia

In a region where big financial conglomerates control distribution and — directly or through affiliates — the vast bulk of managed assets, Sydney-based AMP Capital has made strategic...

January 26, 2015

Value Partners looking to link up with AMG to gain entry to U.S.

Value Partners Group Ltd., an independent, Hong Kong-listed money management firm that established an extensive footprint in Greater China in recent years, is looking to plant its flag next in the U.S.

January 26, 2015
Ruble, ruble, oil and trouble

Ruble, ruble, oil and trouble

It's natural to wonder if, like the three witches in Macbeth, the year's events are harbingers for additional strife and trouble. However, if one were to heed the negative headlines and "pack it in"...

January 22, 2015 | 01:59 pm

Taiwan's BLF seeks global equity, credit managers to run $4.35 billion

Taiwan's Bureau of Labor Funds is searching for global equity index and global credit managers to run a total of approximately $4.35 billion.

January 13, 2015 | 04:21 pm

Morgan Stanley Investment Management hires global fixed-income managing director

Greg Finck was named managing director, portfolio manager and head of the securitized team for global fixed income at Morgan Stanley Investment Management.

January 12, 2015 | 03:29 pm

Citadel's head of global equities leaves firm

Brandon Haley, head of global equities at Ken Griffin's Citadel, left after nine years at the hedge fund firm.

January 09, 2015 | 01:18 pm
Vanguard's economic and investment outlook

Vanguard's economic and investment outlook

This annual publication presents Vanguard's latest thinking on the future of global economic growth, inflation, monetary policy, interest rates, and returns on stocks and bonds over the next decade.

January 06, 2015 | 12:04 pm

St. Louis Firefighters issues call for bond managers

St. Louis Firefighters' Retirement Plan is searching for an active global fixed-income manager or active domestic core fixed-income manager to run $10 million.

December 18, 2014 | 12:37 pm

PIMCO adds global equity portfolio manager

Giles Money joined PIMCO as a senior vice president and portfolio manager focused on global growth equity strategies.

December 18, 2014 | 03:54 pm

AllianzGI promotes director to head new alternative investments global business

Spencer Rhodes was promoted to alternative investments global business manager at Allianz Global Investors.

December 08, 2014 | 03:59 pm
Airlines take off as oil plunges

Airlines take off as oil plunges

The Bloomberg World Airlines index has rebounded sharply from mid-October when global equity markets sold off. Since Oct. 13, the index is up 41.3%, posting a 39% return year-to-date through Dec. 4.

December 04, 2014 | 12:46 pm
November index returns by major asset class

November index returns by major asset class

U.S. equities returned 2.4% in November, as measured by the Russell 3000 index. The index gained 2.6% year-to-date through November.

December 01, 2014 | 03:47 pm

New Hampshire Retirement goes with Manulife for global bond strategy

New Hampshire Retirement System hired Manulife Asset Management to run $200 million in an active global multisector fixed-income portfolio.

November 26, 2014 | 03:04 pm
S&P Dow Jones Indices: Evidence supports Santa Claus rally is real

S&P Dow Jones Indices: Evidence supports Santa Claus rally is real

S&P Dow Jones Indices conducted an analysis to test the theory of a “Santa Claus rally” and found evidence supporting the phenomenon actually exists.

November 25, 2014 | 03:38 pm