UK equities closed the year at an all-time high, putting the seal on a good year for the stock market, according to S&P Dow Jones.
Dylan Ball, portfolio manager at Templeton Global Equity, explains why value investing could be undergoing a recovery.
Eurozone and Japanese equities will outperform the US market next year as their central banks start to move in very different directions, according to NN Investment Partners.
The emerging market (EM) crisis sparked by China's economic slowdown will be much more damaging for developed markets than the 1997 Asian financial crisis, warn investors.
The Environment Agency Pension Fund (EAPF) has moved its entire £280m global passive equities portfolio into low carbon passive indices following concerns over its climate risk exposure.
Amid growing fears that developed equities and bonds are too expensive, Stephanie Baxter asks whether schemes should prepare for bubbles to burst
Russell Indexes explains how investors can begin to understand the concept of 'smart beta'
The £1.45bn Berkshire Pension Fund has appointed Kames Capital to manage a £70m global equity mandate.
The FTSE 100 is approaching an 16-month high today as investors around the globe welcomed Barack Obama's US election victory.
Standard Life Investments has appointed Wesley McCoy as investment director, four years after his departure from the company.
Fund managers should increase their exposure to emerging markets, JLT Investment Consulting recommends.
Fund managers have skill and those displaying certain characteristics are worth an extra 5% per year to their fund, Inalytics claims.
Stock markets are too skewed towards fund manager performance figures and need to be re-orientated to focus on "pounds, not alpha" to serve savers better, John Kay says.
Pension funds' changing role in UK equity markets has been highlighted in the interim report of the Kay Review.
Schemes have urged FTSE Group to increase entry requirements for admittance to its listed stock exchanges to boost minority shareholder safeguards.
Listen to our latest Pensions Conjecture debate on Global Equities.
No fund managers will be joining Threadneedle from LVAM following its £8bn outsourcing deal.
Global - Some 44% of the GP 100 Panel are taking advantage of lower equity valuations to re-risk their portfolios.
British defence firm BAE Systems' pension scheme deficit is creating "negative sentiment" among investors, lowering the target price for stock in the firm, banking analysts say.
CANADA/US - Teachers' Private Capital, a unit of the C$107.5bn ($106.4bn) Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, and the $37.3bn Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois have made equity investments to finance company NXT Capital.
US - Laurence Fink, chairman and chief executive of BlackRock, said billions of assets could flow into perpetual preferred shares issued by European banks looking to recapitalise as they face more stringent capital requirements.
Hermes Equity Ownership Service has announced its intention to withold support from key board members at the forthcoming News Corporation shareholder meeting.
GLOBAL - PIMCO has hired five new investment staffers in London, New York and Singapore to round out its emerging markets equities team, with two joining from Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM).
IRELAND - Irish pension funds fell in value in September due to the performance of global equity markets, research by Aon Hewitt shows.