Tech and financials boost $46.2 billion flows into global equity funds: BofA

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. one hundred dollar notes are seen in this picture illustration 2/2 LONDON (Reuters) – Investors piling into tech and financial stocks helped equity funds attract $ 46.2 billion in their third-largest inflow on record in the week to Wednesday while inflation linked bonds also shone, BofA’s weekly fund flow […]

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USD getting a nudge lower after US equity index futures advance

Cable is hitting a 9 week high circa 1.3180 AUD/USD is at its Monday high above 1.7285. KIwi, EUR, CAD, gold all higher also. USD/JPY and USD/CHF not doing a real lot. I just posted on US equity index opening on Globex: GBP/USD higher on the day so far: Let’s block ads! (Why?) Forexlive RSS […]

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Column: What would private equity funds in 401(k)s mean for retirement savers?

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Dollar banknotes are seen in this photo illustration By Mark Miller CHICAGO (Reuters) – Employer retirement plans are not known for their flashy investments – a majority of 401(k) investors these days use target date funds that invest in broad, diversified equity and fixed income mutual funds that automatically rebalance […]

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Funds recommend keeping equity allocations on hold at seven-month low: Reuters poll

2/2 © Reuters. Pedestrian wearing a face mask walks near an overpass with an electronic board showing stock information in Shanghai 2/2 By Rahul Karunakar BENGALURU (Reuters) – Global funds recommended trimming bonds and keeping equity allocations on hold at a seven-month low this month even with world stocks on a tear, a Reuters poll […]

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Exclusive: Beijing plans to boost scrutiny of Chinese offshore private equity funds – sources

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A Chinese flag is seen in front of the financial district of Pudong in Shanghai By Kane Wu and Sumeet Chatterjee HONG KONG (Reuters) – China plans to tighten oversight of private equity funds set up outside the country by domestic companies, including the disclosure of investors’ identities, to mitigate financial […]

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Japan fund managers trim equity exposure in May: Reuters poll

© Reuters. A trader looks at a screen that charts the S&P 500 on the floor in New York TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese fund managers trimmed their model portfolios' exposure to equities in May, a Reuters poll found, in a month in which U.S. political turmoil curtailed institutional investors' appetite for riskier assets. The survey […]

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