• SRI portfolios with improved risk-adjusted returns

    08/29/2016 – Analysing a new data set, UBS finds SRI portfolios delivering insignificantly different returns from conventional portfolios. However, investors can expect SRI portfolios to have lower risks. more
  • Value creating risk management

    08/25/2016 – The better an insurer’s enterprise risk management, the better he performed during the financial crisis. McKinsey shows the elements of an effective framework that reduces volatility and improves capital performance. more
  • Firms working on improving disclose effectiveness

    08/22/2016 – Key stakeholders are requiring deeper insights into a company’s performance, strategy, governance, and risks. Surveying more than 120 executives, EY investigates, how corporations are improving their financial reports. more
  • Changing the rules of portfolio construction

    08/18/2016 – Asset allocation decision account to about 35 to 40 percent for the performance differences between funds. McKinsey finds that institutional investors are increasingly willing to rethinking their approaches and processes. more
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  • Return in German Property Index Highest Since 2009

    08/25/2016 – MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI) has recorded an annualized total return of 3.7% in the second quarter in IPD German Quarterly Spezialfonds Index (SFIX). The annualized total return of 3.7% is the highest total return since the third quarter 2009. This figure ... more
  • Drei Argumente für ein innovatives Dachfondskonzept

    08/22/2016 – Nur zwei Jahre nach seiner Auflage verwaltet der Multi Asset Dachfonds „Pioneer Investments Multi Manager Best Select“ (MMBS) bereits ein Vermögen von mehr als 500 Millionen Euro. Das Geld stammt hauptsächlich von Privatanlegern, die durch das aktiv ... more
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  • Jackson Hole stützt Rohstoffsektor

    08/29/2016 – „Der Rohstoffsektor beendete die vergangene Woche leicht im Minus, bevor sich alle Augen auf die Rede der Fed-Chefin Janet Yellen auf dem alljährlichen Zentralbanker-Symposium in Jackson Hole richteten“, sagt Ole Hansen, Rohstoffexperte bei der Saxo ... more
  • ETF Securities (UK) Limited

    Misplaced hopes creates opportunity

    08/26/2016 – Oil prices have rebounded recently over speculation of an output freeze by major producers. Market hopes appear misplaced and near term disappointment will likely lead to a correction in the coming month. This presents a tactical opportunity to short ... more
  • Peru – breit diversifiziert und mit Wachstumspotenzial

    08/26/2016 – Perus droht die Abstufung von einem „Emerging“ zum „Frontier Market“ durch den Indexanbieter MSCI. Das lateinamerikanische Land steht aktuell auf der „Watchlist“, denn lediglich drei peruanische Aktien erfüllen die Liquiditäts-Voraussetzungen für den ... more
  • Luxusgüterindustrie: Der Wendepunkt könnte erreicht sein

    08/25/2016 – Für die Hersteller von Luxusgütern wendet sich langsam das Blatt: Nach schweren Jahren können sie wieder moderate Wachstumsraten vorweisen. Scilla Huang Sun, Managerin des JB Luxury Brands Fund, kommentiert den möglichen Turnaround des ... more
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  • “e-Health als soziale Investionschance.“

    08/15/2016 – SPOTNiQ entwickelt digitale Produkte und Services. Die Firma wurde als Start-up 2015 in Frankfurt am Main gegründet und konzentriert sich auf die Zusammenarbeit mit Krankenhäuser und anderen medizinischen Einrichtungen und Dienstleistungserbringern. ... more
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    Potential benefits of a precious metals allocation

    08/02/2016 – Adding a precious metals allocation to a diversified stock-bond portfolio has historically increased portfolio efficiency – lowering risk while increasing return. Precious metals act as core risk management tools for investors by providing effective ... more
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  • Seval Dogan

    How Important are Pictures and Videos on the Internet?

    07/21/2016 – von Seval Dogan, Marketing Specialist at Business Wire
    If you use the internet frequently, you will probably say that pictures and videos are an important part of the experience. But just how important are they? Seval Dogan and Kai Prager, both Business Wire, provide an answer based on Business Wire's latest MEDIAtreff in Frankfurt. more
  • Martin Lycko

    The rise of electronic platforms

    05/05/2016 – von Martin Lycko, Content Manager bei altii
    While electronic platforms to inform investors and distribute products are quite common for many assets in the financial industry, wealth managers have been slow to adapt to new technologies. Many reasons force them to change this view with drastic consequences for their industry. more

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