A strong 2021 for money managers marked the end of a decadelong period where managers could consider the U.S. Federal Reserve as a friend.
Actively managed exchange-traded funds are seen as a key area of growth for midtier ETF firms.
Alternative investments’ assets under management increased in most sectors last year but that decadelong trend could reverse in 2022.
Managers, after years of solid policy support, face the need to adjust for a more uncertain environment, but active opportunities are seen.
Investors are putting new pressure on asset managers to deliver not just strong financial performance but big thinking when it comes to ESG.
Stable value investing depends on how participants perceive the stock market, bond market, money markets and interest rates.
LDI money managers anticipate more entrants into the market as interest rates rise.
Vanguard is rapidly closing in on BlackRock in institutional AUM, with higher growth rates in many key investment strategies, P&I survey data show.
Money managers are heading back to the office but with much more flexibility than they’ve had in the past.
Fixed-income managers face diminishing returns, rising rates and inflation fears in 2021 following a very strong 2020.
The global institutional AUM of nearly 500 money managers grew 10.8% over the year despite the economic upheaval sparked by the pandemic.
ETF assets under management have soared in recent years to $6.6 trillion as of Dec. 31.
Alternative managers agree few scenarios anticipated at the dawn of the pandemic came to pass, and trends accelerated in unexpected ways.
Amid big gains by big defined contribution managers, other players find ways to grow in influence and in AUM.
Executives at Edinburgh-based Baillie Gifford recognized the need to have an on-the-ground presence in certain markets — namely, China.
Baillie Gifford's 54% growth in AUM last year is largely attributable to some long-standing technology stock bets.
There is more for money managers and investors to do to protect against unproven or misleading claims about ESG investing, experts say.
Institutional AUM at the largest money managers grew 14.4% for the year ended Dec. 31, but the trajectory has changed for most this year.
Energy and master limited partnership assets continue their five-year slide, data show.
Most managers aren't rushing to decide what the future of work will look like when offices will reopen after shelter-in-place orders end.
DC money managers enjoyed the tailwind of surging markets in 2019, but future gains will depend more on innovation and execution.
Money management execs are focused on preserving investment management team culture in the midst of industry changes.
Defined contribution money managers' AUM rose 17.4% in 2017 to a record $7.09 trillion in assets under management.
Passively managed strategies continue to outpace active strategies domestically, but for international investments it's a different story.
BlackRock and Vanguard still rule institutional AUM, while four more managers joined the trillion-dollar club.