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Younger investors put more emphasis on impact investing

Impact investing is growing in popularity, according to research by American Century Investments.

Proposed legislation could catapult EU ahead of US in whistleblower protection

Whistleblower protection laws usually come in the wake of corporate and accounting scandals.

Private equity performance analysis shows UK gives best risk-returns in Europe

Countries and regions that have higher productivity growth offer the best private equity returns, according to research from eFront.

Institutional investors eye opportunities in global infrastructure

The need to invest in essential infrastructure for public use is a 21st century imperative, according to a study by Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML).

Assets at highest level for hedge funds as January marks positive net flows

Investors added an estimated $14.12bn into hedge funds in January, marking the first positive net flow to begin a year since 2014, according to eVestment data.

US CFTC and UK regulator join forces to promote innovation in fintech

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have signed an arrangement to collaborate and support innovative financial technology (fintech) firms through each other’s initiatives.

North America preferred destination for interest in unlisted infrastructure funds

The North American unlisted infrastructure industry had a stand-out 2017, according to Preqin data.

Investors show favour to equity strategies

Investors favoured equity strategies in November with 18 of the top 20 most viewed strategies in this segment. The data comes from users of eVestment’s platform.