BEIJING, Nov 30- China has selected four banks as custodians of its pension insurance fund, clearing another hurdle for the investment of funds of up to $290 billion in its financial markets. The banks are Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Bank of China, Bank of Communications and China Merchants Bank, the National Council for Social Security Fund said on...
Investors from the elite world of foundations and endowments are now using exchange-traded funds to boost their market portfolios.
Top analyst Todd Juenger predicts a downturn in the big broadcast media sector, even in light of game-changers like the alleged Viacom-CBS merger.
Nothing appeals more to investors than being able to invest like big endowment funds, investment banks and hedge funds dominating markets.
Britain's government has scrapped plans to sell stakes in Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group this year in the wake of the Brexit vote, sources told Reuters.
Sebastien Lieblich, MSCI's MD and global head of index management research, says only one of four issues preventing the inclusion of A-shares in its EM index has been resolved.
When you invest in a company for two years or more, you're really investing in a management team, an activist investor told CNBC.
Reuters reporting institutional investors in Germany have filed a $3.6 billion lawsuit against automaker Volkswagen due to the emissions scandal. CNBC's Phil LeBeau explains.
China's foreign reserves fell for a third straight month in January, as the central bank dumped dollars to defend the yuan and prevent an increase in capital outflows.
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.