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Global real estate investment increased in 2018 with around half still to be deployed

Hedge fund February capital inflows lowest since 2009

Unlisted green funds attracting more investor interest in Europe

Deal makers hopeful for 2019 M&A activity

Deal makers are cautiously optimistic for 2019. M&A expectations are roughly flat while a slight uptick in equity and debt capital markets volume is expected.

New York keeps top spot in GFCI 25

New York has retained its first place in the 25th Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI 25), just seven points ahead of London.

Emerging markets attract investor interest

Emerging markets attracted a lot of interest by of investors and consultants in February, according to data in eVestment advantage viewership report.

Market volatility and global economic uncertainty drive hedge fund redemptions

Hedge fund redemptions rose significantly in December. Investors were nervous about stock market volatility, global economic uncertainty, major commodity price downturns and other economic factors.

Mixed picture for global M&A activity in first half of 2019

Merger and acquisition (M&A) deals in North America and Asia-Pacific are set to rise this year while Europe, the Middle East and Africa and Latin America are forecast to see falls, according to data from Intralinks Deal Flow Predictor.