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Investments| 08:49

Pidcock’s Newton departure raises questions

Manager’s shock exit sees industry analysts question his fund’s recent poor performance.

Economic Indicators| May 22, 2015

Bank of Japan maintains pace of QQE

Central bank notes inflation will sit at zero per cent “for the time being” but argues the economy is recovering “moderately”.

May 21, 2015

Pidcock leaves Newton for Jupiter

Jason Pidcock has left Newton Investment Management for rival house Jupiter.

May 21, 2015

Japan reports better than expected GDP growth

Japan’s economy expanded in the first quarter, while manufacturing data is also positive.

May 15, 2015

Japan QQE working in spite of “unexpected events”

Bank of Japan governor is “encouraged” by progress but says the bank will make adjustments “without hesitation” if inflation doesn’t stay on track.

Investments| May 14, 2015

Lloyd George returns with Asian fund launch

Lloyd George Management founder teams up with Argos Investment Management for Asian emerging market fund.

Analysis & Opinion
Fund review: Matthews Asia Japan fund

Review| May 22, 2015

Fund review: Matthews Asia Japan fund

Matthews Asia has expanded its range of Ucits products with the addition of a Japan fund, which aims to generate long-term capital appreciation by...

Fund review: Barings HK range

Review| May 15, 2015

Fund review: Barings HK range

Baring Asset Management has launched three Hong Kong domiciled funds that include a Global Multi Asset Income, a European Equity Income and a...

From Special Report: Frontier Markets - May 2015| May 11, 2015

The ESG effect on frontier equities

Do environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues have more of an impact on frontier markets?

From Special Report: Frontier Markets - May 2015| May 11, 2015

Winners and losers from fall in oil price

What are the headwinds and tailwinds likely to affect frontier markets?

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Frontier markets - May 2015

What does the future hold for frontier markets?

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Investing in Asia - April 2015

Investment opportunities arise as Asia begins to reassert itself.

Special Reports

Japan - December 2014

The land of the rising sun has had a turbulent year, but is there hope on the horizon as we move into 2015?

Recent Articles
  1. Matthews Asia eyes onshore Asia ex-Japan fund
    May 13, 2015

    Matthews Asia eyes onshore Asia ex-Japan fund

    The company is considering launching a new Asia ex-Japan Dividend fund on the back of investor demand.

  2. China acting on non-bank lending
    Investments| May 12, 2015

    China acting on non-bank lending

    State set to issue local government bonds.

  3. Top5/Bottom5: Japan funds
    May 12, 2015

    Top5/Bottom5: Japan funds

    With the Japanese stocks finishing flat this morning, we take a look at the best and worst performing funds with investments in equities.

  4. Frontier markets - May 2015
    From Our Publications| May 11, 2015

    Frontier markets - May 2015

    What does the future hold for frontier markets?

  5. Man Group records 7% increase in assets
    Alternative Investments| May 08, 2015

    Man Group records 7% increase in assets

    Funds under management increase for parent company of GLG in spite of net outflows of $900m from GLG’s long only strategies.

  6. Davidson slashes allocation to North America
    Investments| May 08, 2015

    Davidson slashes allocation to North America

    JPMorgan manager halves his fund’s holding in the region.

  7. First State trust loses recommendation after split
    May 05, 2015

    First State trust loses recommendation after split

    Winterflood withdraws support for Scottish Oriental trust following management revamp.

  8. Matthews Asia launches Japan fund
    May 05, 2015

    Matthews Asia launches Japan fund

    Matthews Japan fund to closely resemble similar strategy that has been running in the US since 1998.

  9. Australia: Mining boom to a housing boom
    May 05, 2015

    Australia: Mining boom to a housing boom

    The Australian economy has managed to avoid recession for more than two decades. Spriha Srivastava asks whether the country can maintain this record.

  10. From Special Report: Europe - May 2015| May 05, 2015

    Risks in Europe eclipse the rewards

    Why Europe depends on Asia.

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