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Factor investing can work with investment grade bonds

Factor investing can apply to investment grade bond issues and not just equity investments, contends Amundi in recently released research.

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.

Private equity investors show mixed level of sophistication in many investment skill areas

Alternative investment funds made up nearly 80 per cent of EU fund industry in 2017

Asset managers eye trade finance opportunities

Demand for trade finance is growing among investors but the number of vehicles offering the asset class is limited, according to Cerulli Associates.

Investment opportunities abound across all alternatives

In the current environment investors are looking to increase returns and reduce risk by focusing on assets that generate stable streams of income and benefit from the rising volatility, according to a JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) report on alternatives.

DDQ looks at cyber security and tech outsourcing

AITEC and Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) have published a due diligence questionnaire (DDQ) of vendor technology and cyber security.

Mercer sees strong trends in 2019 likely to affect investor behaviour

The key themes and trends expected to influence economic and market dynamics in 2019. The investment themes institutional investors should consider in 2019 include the white waters of the late cycle, according to a report by global consultant Mercer.