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Active management and alternatives are preferences for institutional investors in 2019

Institutional investors have a preference for alternatives and private market assets with plans to increase allocations in 2019, according to a survey by Natixis Investment Managers.

Investors taking more defensive stance entering last quarter of 2018

As hedge funds continue to struggle with performance in the third quarter, bfinance expects investors to focus on specific strategies in future.

BlueBay opens Cayman version of Ucits fund with discretionary global macro strategy

BlueBay Asset Management, a European fund house specialising in active management of fixed income, has launched a Cayman version of its BlueBay Global Sovereign Opportunities (Ucits) Fund.

AUM of largest global asset managers drops but active management preferred to passive

Assets managed by the world’s largest 500 asset managers fell in 2015 for the first time since 2011.

Improvement needed in asset management by US college endowments to reduce risk

Most US colleges and universities manage their investments separately leaving them with only a partial view of their full financial standing, according to research from SEI.

Institutional investors looking for mix of illiquid assets as active management back in favour

Large institutional investors are set to embrace active management in 2016 in order to combat macro-economic trends, market volatility and divergent monetary policy, according to a survey from BlackRock.

Active management key for positive portfolio returns as new year brings more volatility and uncertainty

2016 will be another year of limited upside potential for global investment returns amid rising US interest rates in a maturing business cycles, according to a report from Russell Investments.

German investors see promising future for artificial intelligence in portfolio allocation

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) to make investment decisions is competing with active portfolio methods and is likely to grow, according to a survey of German investors by Universal-Investment.