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It’s fifty shades of green as ethical investment takes root

An increasing number of us want to know more about how our money is used by financial institutions and would be interested in investing ethically if we knew more about it, according to research commissioned by Emerald Knight, the ethical investment specialist.

JP Morgan Asset Management shows appetite for Turkey

J.P. Morgan Asset Management has announced that effective from 5 December 2012, the JPM Europe Convergence Equity Fund (SICAV) will be renamed and repositioned as the JPM Turkey Equity Fund.

Schroders launches RMB Fixed Income fund

Schroders has announced the launch of Schroder ISF RMB Fixed Income, a new strategy which will provide an opportunity for offshore investors to access China's fixed income market in the Chinese currency.

Investors fearing the end of road for Europe shouldn’t give up yet

As the Eurozone submerges into recession for the second time in four years, a new study by The Share Centre, reveals the impact economic factors have on investment habits and highlights opportunities in to the region.

Deutsche Bank launches CROCI US Dividends Fund

db-X funds, Deutsche Bank's structured funds division, has launched a fund that gives investors US dividend-focused exposure using its proprietary CROCI stock selection methodology.

First State Global Listed Infrastructure fund

Sheridan Admans, investment research manager at The Share Centre, highlights infrastructure as a theme for investors and picks the First State Global Listed Infrastructure as his fund in focus.

UK funds remain on the agenda for Barclays Stockbokers investors

UK focused funds continued to increase in popularity for investors in October, according to the latest analysis from Barclays Stockbrokers.

Columbus UK Real Estate Fund acquires four industrial estates

Columbus UK Real Estate Fund, advised by Columbus Capital Management LLP, has completed the acquisition of four industrial estates in Battersea, London SW11, Cheltenham, South Manchester and Cambridge.

New fund emerges from Standard Life Investments

Global fund manager, Standard Life Investments has announced the launch of its Emerging Market Debt OEIC Fund, aimed at both retail and institutional investors looking to broaden their investment universe and diversify their portfolios beyond global developed markets.

Rathbone Global Opportunities fund

Andy Parsons, head of investment research at The Share Centre, suggests the Rathbone Global Opportunities fund for investors seeking a global investment opportunity, away from the more mainstream core global funds.

Schroder UK Alpha Plus fund

Andy Parsons, head of investment research at The Share Centre, examines the Schroder UK Alpha Plus fund for investors seeking capital growth through UK equity exposure.

£11 billion invested in UK green and ethical funds

Figures by EIRIS, the sustainable investment research specialists, show that there's currently around £11 billion invested in Britain's green and ethical funds, up from £4 billion ten years ago.

Economic uncertainty leads investors to look towards multi-asset investment

Despite the recent bull market conditions, financial experts are still warning of an uncertain economic outlook, with investors being urged to diversify their portfolio and mitigate risk.

RLAM launches Duration Hedged Credit Fund

Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) announces that is has launched the Royal London Duration Hedged Credit Fund.

First State Asia Pacific Leaders fund

Andy Parsons, head of investment research at The Share Centre, looks at the investment opportunities Asia offers investors and highlights the First State Asia Pacific Leaders fund.