BOSTON, July 27- Stephen Blyth, who was appointed to oversee Harvard University's endowment only 18 months ago, has resigned, the Ivy League school said on Wednesday, creating further uncertainty about the management of its $37.6 billion pool of funds. Blyth, 48, was tapped as investment chief in late 2014 as it become more apparent that the Harvard's investment... » Read More
*Canadian pension funds worried market overheating. *Funds concerned valuations overlook illiquidity. TORONTO, Feb 5- Canada's biggest pension funds say they are walking away from more and more global infrastructure deals, citing concerns that intense competition for assets has driven valuations too far.
TORONTO, Feb 4- Amid fears of a bubble in condominium prices in Canada's largest cities, developers say they are shifting from building condos to high-rise rental apartments, as institutional investors look for assets with steady cash flow. The result is, not only more rental units on offer in cities like Vancouver and Toronto, but a slowdown in the supply of new...
*Could help Beijing's case for A share inclusion in MSCI. SHANGHAI, Feb 4- China unveiled new rules on Thursday that would let foreign institutional investors buy more stocks and bonds, and make it easier for them to move money out of the country. The new policies toward the Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor scheme are aimed at "gradually promoting...
SHANGHAI, Feb 4- China's foreign exchange regulator on Thursday relaxed foreign currency management rules under the Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor scheme, in an effort to further open the domestic capital market. The upward investment limit for QFIIs would be raised, while the quota approval procedures would be simplified, the State...
NEW YORK, Feb 3- DoubleLine Capital, overseen by widely followed investor Jeffrey Gundlach, said on Wednesday it posted a net inflow of $1.95 billion in January, marking the firm's 24th consecutive month of inflows. The DoubleLine Total Return Bond Fund, the firm's largest fund by total assets, had a net inflow of $1.67 billion in January. The DoubleLine Core Fixed...
BEIJING, Feb 1- China's foreign exchange regulator said it has not asked institutions to defer the launch of new products under the Qualified Domestic Institutional Investor program, according to a post on its official microblog on Monday. The statement follows a report by financial magazine Caixin on Saturday that quoted unidentified sources from fund...
BEIJING, Feb 1- China's foreign exchange regulator said it has not asked institutions to defer the launch of new products under the Qualified Domestic Institutional Investor program, according to a post on its official microblog on Monday.
Net outflows from emerging markets weren't just bigger than expected in 2015, there's more pain to come, the Institute of International Finance said.
An activist investor renewed its push for Yahoo to abandon plans to spin off its stake in Alibaba and instead sell its core business.
Steve Sachs of Goldman Sachs Asset Management gives his take on the reliability of ETFs, expectations for lower market volatility and steadier returns.
Renewable energy bond issuance is set to take off in Asia as new regulations push banks to step back from extending loans to projects, the ADB said.
Managers of institutional funds from California, Texas and North Carolina have very different views on global warming.
Big money managers have a warning for investors using unconstrained bond funds, liquid alternatives and other innovative products.
Despite muted performance in 2014, investors have more hedge funds than ever to choose from, according to new data.
Fast-growing Stone Ridge Asset Management has poached execs from Credit Suisse, BNP Paribas and Morgan Stanley in recent weeks.
The United Nations' $52 billion pension fund is getting close to investing in hedge funds for the first time.
Investors put more money into new hedge funds in 2014 than any year since 2004.
A single bad currency bet has caused Everest Capital, one of the largest private investors in emerging markets, to collapse.
Both corporate and public pensions remain short of having enough money to pay out what they've promised, despite recent asset increases.
Warren Buffett has a message for institutional investors: stop pouring money into those expensive high-end money managers.