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Better beta from
less passive indexes

Tim Gardener was disgruntled. “I worry about the corporate bond space. If you invest according to market capitalisation in the corporate bond space, you invest the maximum amount of your allocated money in the most indebted companies, all else being equal,” Gardener said in an interview at AXA Investment Managers’ London office on May 25. “Lending more […]
Investment Strategy

Post-retirement, multi-asset solutions are the future

The asset managers who will succeed in the current low-returns environment are those that can fashion workable post-retirement solutions and have the capability to offer integrated multi-asset solutions, predicts AXA Investment Managers’ Craig Hurt. Hurt, who is the head of the global asset manager’s Australian and New Zealand operations, says that the mandates offering multi-asset-class […]
Investment Strategy

Coke is it, says AXA Framlington

2010 will be more of an alpha market than a beta one, with active managers looking for stocks that can deliver 10-15 per cent rather than 50-60 per cent, according to London-based Mark Tinker, lead fund manager of global equities at AXA Framlington.