Finance Editor, Handelsblatt
More new cash flowed in last year than ever before and net inflows are heading for another record in 2018 — unless the bull market comes to an end.
Jan 25, 2018 in
US fund manager Vanguard, a giant at home but almost unknown in Europe, is launching more than 20 funds in Germany in a direct challenge to archrival BlackRock.
Oct 26, 2017 in
By linking fund managers' commissions to market outperformance, Allianz’s US investment arm is trying a fresh twist on an old idea.
Sep 26, 2017 in
A bouncy performance by German asset managers bucks the global trend towards declining fees, rising costs and robo-investment advisers. The question is, for how long?
Jul 24, 2017 in
A study for Handelsblatt finds small-cap shares outperformed blue-chips as investments in the first half of 2017, particularly in Germany.
Jul 19, 2017 in
In this age of record-low interest rates, one German investor is finding success traveling far and wide to untapped and unknown emerging markets.
Jun 28, 2017 in
The world’s largest asset manager has become the single biggest shareholder in one of Europe’s fastest growing digital investment startups.
Jun 19, 2017 in
One-time darlings of the investment industry, today’s active fund managers face a crisis of epic proportions. Europe – and Germany – are only slowly waking up to that reality.
Turmoil at home has seen Deutsche Bank lose out to French fund manager Lyxor in the lucrative global market for exchange-traded funds.
Jun 09, 2017 in
Contrary to fears of populist leaders like Donald Trump and Marine Le Pen wreaking havoc on capital markets, they can lift stock prices, a study reveals.
Apr 26, 2017 in
Donald Trump’s business-friendly plans may have seen US markets reach record highs this year, but it’s Europe where experts now see the potential for higher equity returns, as shown in a new market report.
Apr 13, 2017 in
As the season for annual shareholder meetings looms, so do potential debates over excessive payouts to senior execs. In light of several recent, well-publicized cases, shareholders may demand changes. And politicians in Germany and the U.K. are behind them.
Feb 24, 2017 in
Investors and analysts are concerned that Deutsche is so preoccupied with its restructuring, it’s neglecting day-to-day business.
Feb 09, 2017 in
The blue-chip DAX stock index could slump by 20 percent if Donald Trump puts up trade barriers because export-reliant Germany is more vulnerable to a trade war than other top economies, warns veteran fund manager Jens Ehrhardt.
Investing in the U.S. paid off last year for managers of mixed funds. But rising inflation could spoil their party in 2017.
Feb 07, 2017 in