A virtual death sentence for China's for-profit tutoring firms appeared to catch even some high-profile institutional investors by surprise.
The U.S. equity market increased by 51.9% for the year to May 7, with the market cap of Russell 3000 companies hitting $47.7 trillion.
Managers predict a year or two of transition for China's tech giants could provide good entry points for foreign institutional investors.
Asset owners aren't changing their long-term investment plans in reaction to GameStop, Archegos and other market anomalies.
State Street Corp. is offering its first environmental, social and corporate governance commingled cash collateral reinvestment strategy.
Bond managers are expecting a large number of high-yield companies to be upgraded to investment-grade status in 2021 and 2022.
Consultants are asking pension funds to think carefully about two very real concerns in passive investing: ESG and concentration risks.
LIBOR is going away and the transition to new rates has plenty of hurdles.
Greensill Capital lost a longtime ally after GAM said it’s ending dealings with the firm, increasing pressure on founder Lex Greensill.
BNY Mellon's decision to shift the active units of Mellon Investments Corp. into affiliate managers is not ringing alarm bells.
U.K. investors are negotiating better fees thanks to increased information afforded by Cost Transparency Initiative templates.
SPAC launches continue at a hefty pace but most institutional investors remain on the sidelines when it comes to investing directly in them.
Industry players put lessons learned from COVID-19 to work in 2021 along with a strong focus on DEI and ESG.
Money managers are once again hoping that recent outperformance by value stocks will stick around.
Institutional investors increasingly are splitting out China equities from their emerging market equity allocations.
New research throws out the playbook of measuring business performance primarily by shareholder value, as popularized by Milton Friedman.
A move by China's regulators to tighten the grip on high-flying e-commerce behemoths like Ant Group brings them incrementally down to earth.
COVID-19 and the near-zero rate environment are driving traditionally cautious insurers to accept more risk in their portfolios.
Institutions are relying on Treasuries to offset equity risk but some are adding more explicit hedges.
BlackRock says the scale of restructuring needs globally could exceed the peak that followed the 2008 global financial crisis.
Chinese government bonds will be included in the FTSE World Government Bond index following ongoing progress by China to develop its market.
The demand for fixed-income ETFs and higher-yielding bond strategies is not expected to wane amid the prolonged low-rate environment.
Despite huge volatility and a big drop in performance due to COVID-19, contingent convertible bank debt tops some managers' lists.
Gold suffered a $100 drop earlier this month, but money managers still expect the price of the precious metal to rise further this year.
Apple made Wall Street history after its 2020 stock surge pushed its market value past $2 trillion, a first for a U.S. company.