SWFs face tougher dealmaking environment as protectionism grows

Sovereign investors are facing a tougher environment for dealmaking as rising protectionism threatens to curb inward investment and stunt trade, suggesting private market activity may have plateaued,…

Investors switch to defensive equities and bonds: BAML

Investors switched to defensive equities and bonds in the week to July 11 as the U.S. slapped tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese imports and then raised the stakes by threatening another round on an…

Investors pull $1.85 billion from U.S.-based equity funds: Lipper

Investors withdrew $1.85 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended Wednesday despite strong stock market performance during the same period, according to Lipper data released on…

A decade on, pre-crisis mortgages linger for big banks, homeowners

A decade on big U.S. banks are still running down and selling off crisis-era mortgages, a process executives point to as weighing on loan growth.

Column: Beyond GE – U.S. workers own too much company stock in retirement plans

The decision marked the end of an era: last month, the keepers of the Dow Jones Industrial Average removed General Electric Co, one of the original stocks included in the index when it was created in…

Amid trade war, U.S. fund investors find little safe haven in gold

The fact that investors are siphoning money out of stocks is not helping gold, with the safe-haven asset suffering as people wary of a global trade war flock to the U.S. dollar.

FM Capital Partners wins Libyan SWF fraud case against former CEO

FM Capital Partners (FMCP), which manages money for sovereign wealth fund the Libya Africa Investment Portfolio (LAP), has won a London court case against its former chief executive officer (CEO)…