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Regulators in the US and Europe have reached an agreement regarding the $553 trillion derivatives market, something which looks set to bring great relief to financial institutions. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the European Commission have both agreed to a set of requirements which will regulate derivatives clearinghouses. It

sustainable investments

A new report from Credit Suisse and McKinsey & Co. has revealed a growing interest in financial products that have positive benefits for the environment. The report, entitled ‘From Niche to Mainstream: The Building of an Institutional Asset Class,’ showed the rise in the number of institutional investors looking for

equity funds

A new survey from Deutsche Bank has revealed that equity funds that are able to profit from both rising and falling markets are tipped to far outperform others over the course of 2016. The 14th annual Deutsche Bank Alternative Investment Survey questioned 504 global hedge fund investors managing $2.1 trillion

private equity alternative investment

According to a new report, private equity investments in developed marketplaces far outperformed those made in emerging markets over the second part of last year. The Cambridge Associates LLC Global ex US Developed Markets Private Equity and Venture Capital Index found that a far stronger Euro helped to boost the

One of the most respected wealth experts in the US has confirmed that forestry is a solid investment likely to yield strong returns. Dennis Moon, managing director of specialty asset management at US Trust Bank of America Private Wealth Management, spoke at CNBC’s business news programme, Power Lunch recently about

condominium investments

According to new research, international buyers are planning to invest far more heavily into the US apartment property marketplace over the course of this year. The 24th annual survey of members of the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE) – which was conducted by the James A. Graaskamp

According to new research by an investment industry expert, factor investing is set to spark a major revolution in the investment management arena. According to Andrew Ang, the former Columbia Business School academic turned BlackRock employee, who headed up a risk management report for Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, factor investing

private equity investment

According to new research, investment in private equity is tipped to grow over the course of 2016, alongside a high level of deal flow. The recent survey was carried out by ACG New York, the biggest association for middle market dealmaking professionals in the city. The survey questioned 142 professionals

copper mine commodities

The commodities sector looks set to offer one of 2016’s most compelling investment opportunities, according to industry experts. While the alternative asset class has not been strong in recent months due to a drop in oil prices and sugar, with copper and gold also falling, it looks as if 2016

macro funds

Macro funds are set to stay popular with hedge fund investors next year, in spite of the mixed bag of results they have seen this year. Reports from Reuters indicated that many funds are seeing strong levels of support for the alternative investments with clients keen to stick with the