January 16

Strategy Record Buyback in US in 2017?

S&P 500 Buyback Index, which has hit the highest in late 2014/early 2015, had retreated outperformance during most of 2016. With Donald Trump’s victory in November, however, buyback indices and buyback related ETFs again hit the market (...)


Caution will be needed in emerging markets in 2017, waiting to find the right entry point

People Moves

Deutsche Asset Management announces new management appointments

Special Highlight

Solvency II: What is the impact of Solvency II for asset allocation? | Using of hedging strategies for portfolios via derivatives | Internal model or a standard model

Total Return Derivatives : Can Repo Emerge as a New Asset Class? | Index Total Return Futures (TRF) : Listed solution for implied equity repo trading via EURO STOXX 50® Index Total Return Futures (TESX)

Recent innovations


H2O Asset Management Expands Investment Expertise By Launching Innovative Fund Range


GAM launches GAM Systematic Global Equity Market Neutral


December 2016

Interview Michèle Lacroix : “SCOR has strengthened its teams to invest more heavily in bank loans”

According to Michèle Lacroix, Head of Group Investment Office at SCOR, for several years, equity exposure has been strongly reduced in the group investment portfolio in contrast to its bank loan exposure...


Total Return Derivatives: Can Repo Emerge as a New Asset Class?


Eurex Exchange: Index Total Return Futures (TRF)



By Asset Class

All Equity Fixed Income Foreign Exchange Commodities Alternative

Latest articles

Popular articles


News Instinet continues to build its U.S. Equity Research boutique with three senior hires

Instinet, LLC announced today that it is continuing to strategically grow its U.S. Equity Research and U.S. Equity Research Sales offering with three senior hires. Mike Wood joins as a senior equity research analyst covering the Building Products sector. David Gingeleskie (...)


News Amundi Energy Transition completes its first energy transition-related financing transaction

Amundi Energy Transition (AET), the asset management company jointly owned by Amundi and EDF, has completed the acquisition of a majority interest in a portfolio of gas-powered cogeneration plants from Dalkia, a leading French energy services company and EDF subsidiary. This (...)


People Moves New Head of Sales Joins Solactive

Following the positive results achieved in 2016, Solactive AG is pleased to announce the appointment of Fabian Colin as the new Head of Sales starting in January 2017. Fabian will be in charge of institutional sales and will support Solactive’s expansion into new regions and (...)


News iShares leads global ETF industry with record inflows of $140bn Growth in 2016 powered by moves into bond, Core and smart beta ETFs

BlackRock, Inc.’s iShares business led the global ETF industry in 2016, winning a record $140bn in new flows, powered by moves into bond, Core and smart beta ETFs. Representing 13% organic growth, iShares 2016 flows reflect the global scale, diverse product range and (...)


Opinion Tighter Labor Markets Inspire Further Reflation and Rate Normalization

At the end of 2016, the nonfarm payroll print came in at 156,000 jobs gained for the month of December, which was a bit under the consensus expectation of 180,000 jobs, but it still represents a solid number for a labor market that needs to be regarded as very close to, if (...)


Strategy Buy in January, Sell in May? The seasonality of commodity performance

Most commodities outperformance is skewed to the early months of the calendar year, according to ETF Securities, one of the world’s leading independent providers of Exchange Traded Products (ETPs).


People Moves State Street Global Exchange Names John Plansky to Global Head

State Street Corporation today announced that John Plansky will be named global head of State Street Global Exchange. In this role, Plansky will be responsible for global strategy, new product development and developing solutions for clients that help them manage (...)


News CTAs Move Higher At The Turn of The Year

It would be an understatement to say that active investing has been challenged in 2016. Political risks loomed large and the switch from deflation fears to reflation hopes in H2 led to sizeable trend reversals across the board. This took most investors by (...)


News GIC completes €2.4 billion acquisition of P3 - one of the largest property deals in 2016

GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, has completed the purchase of P3, one of the a leading pan-European owners, developers and managers of logistics properties, from TPG Real Estate and Ivanhoé Cambridge...


News S&P Global Announces Agreement to Sell QuantHouse

S&P Global announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell Quant House SAS (QuantHouse) to a company owned by Pierre Feligioni, one of QuantHouse’s original founders. The terms of the transaction were not (...)

Latest articles

Popular articles


Stories How Nick Leeson caused the collapse of Barings Bank

In 1995, the financial markets were shaken by a massive scandal. Barings, one of the most prestigious banks in the United Kingdom is bankrupt following losses caused by Nick Leeson, one of its traders, aged 28 (...)


Reading A fractal view of the markets, Benoit Mandelbrot

In an uncompromising book, Benoit Mandelbrot, French graduate from Ecole Polytechnique, denounces the inconsistency of the orthodox theory of finance and presents his fractal vision of the markets


News AnaCap acquires €2 billion NPL portfolios from GE and RBS

AnaCap Financial Partners (“AnaCap”), the specialist European financial services private equity firm, has announced the successful completion of the acquisition of two portfolios of Italian non-performing loans (NPLs) with a face value of more than €2 (...)


News Amundi Energy Transition completes its first energy transition-related financing transaction

Amundi Energy Transition (AET), the asset management company jointly owned by Amundi and EDF, has completed the acquisition of a majority interest in a portfolio of gas-powered cogeneration plants from Dalkia, a leading French energy services company and EDF subsidiary. This (...)


News Swiss Re Corporate Solutions joins forces with Seguros Confianza, Colombia’s leading specialty insurer, and acquires a majority stake

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and owners of Compañía Aseguradora de Fianzas S.A. Confianza ("Confianza") have signed an agreement under which Corporate Solutions will acquire a 51% stake in Confianza. This arrangement will provide Colombian corporate clients local access to (...)


Strategy Is Low Volatility investing overcrowded?

One may reasonably argue that the recent flows into the Low Volatility strategies might affect their future performance because of the flow pressure on the prices of the companies that generally are selected by this investment approach. More recently, some market (...)


Note World’s largest institutional investors expecting more asset allocation changes over next two years than in the past

Institutional investors worldwide are expecting to make more asset allocation changes in the next one to two years than in 2012 and 2014, according to the new Fidelity® Global Institutional Investor Survey.


Product What is CPPI (Constant Proportion Portfolio Insurance)?

CPPI or Constant Proportion Portfolio Insurance is a dynamic management technique that ensures a minimum guaranteed amount to an investor at the time of maturity


Salary & Bonus The Billionaire Financiers

In spite of the economic crisis, almost half of the 45 new entrants on the Forbes list of the 400 richest Americans, have made their fortunes in Hedge Funds and Private Equity. Next Finance carries out a survey on (...)


Interview Agnès Lossi : "We expect a lot of progress in terms of dynamic balance sheet management and capital steering including their volatility, which is probably the major challenge for institutions."

According to Agnès Lossi, Partner and Director at Indefi, market risk contribution to capital requirements is high. It represents almost 50 % of the capital needs.


Smart Beta

Special focus on Smart Beta & Factor Investing : Diversified Equity Factor Investing | Smart Beta positionning and outlook within current asset management framework | Risk factor investing | Growing interest from investors in Smart Beta ETFs (...)

Alternative Risk Premia

Alternative Risk Premia: Alternative Risk Premia strategies | Using Risk Premia for a true diversified portfolio | Investors Increase Pressure on Hedge Funds to Lower Fees | Combining différent styles for risk premia (...)

Gestion Action

Gestion Action – Comment investir dans les actions thématiques ? Small Caps, Growth, Value, Momentum, High Dividend, Equity Europe Income Defensive... Quel style de gestion pour quel rendement/risque ? La bulle sur les stratégies à faible volatilité est-elle en train d’éclater (...)


Special ISR : Changement climatique : quels enjeux pour les actions ? | Green Bonds | Ecofi Enjeux Futurs | Risques associés au changement climatique | Transition énergétique et écologique…

Last commented articles

FR FINTECH Linxo annonce un nouveau partenariat technologique avec la banque de réseau HSBC
Read comments Update November 2016
FR Immobilier 3 sorties positives pour Anaxago Immobilier
Read comments Update October 2016
FR Marchés Privés Temps record pour Glowee qui collecte 611k€ avec Wiseed en seulement 2 semaines
Read comments Update June 2016
FR Immobilier Peu de chances de bénéficier de taux d’intérêt négatifs en France
Read comments Update April 2016

Advanced search

© Next Finance 2006 - 2017 - All rights reserved