Aymeric Poizot and Richard Woodrow at Fitch Ratings have analysed the performance of multi-asset funds relying on new risk budgeting techniques.
Absolute return funds' performance has improved with over 70% of funds posting positive performance in 2012 and 2013, Fitch Ratings latest report revealed.
Standard & Poor's has cut France's sovereign credit rating by one notch to AA from AA+, judging President Francois Hollande's economic reforms inadequate to spur growth.
Fitch Ratings says that its decision to put the US on a negative credit watch following the recent crisis around extending the debt ceiling should not lead directly to any downgrades of Asian sovereign bonds.
InvestmentEurope's Professional Investor Forum took place in Amsterdam during the second week of October. Here is a selection of key moments.
The European AM industry is expected to grow unevenly as competition remains intense in the market, Fitch Ratings latest report says.
Fitch Ratings says in its initial reaction to the German parliamentary elections that any coalition agreement on fiscal policy is likely to be set with reference to existing targets.