'Enrich client proposition'
Targeting CPI +4%
Avoiding freezing of US-China ties
Winners announced on 21 November
Asset managers eye opportunities
Offshoot of multi-strategy vehicle
In response to investor demand
Bonds won’t help in the next bear market
A stand-alone asset class
Morgan Stanley has launched five structured products, including a global infrastructure plan.
Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (SWIP) has added infrastructure exposure to its Multi Manager Diversity fund by investing in the First State Global Infrastructure fund.
JPMorgan Asset Management (JPMAM) has launched an Emerging Markets Infrastructure Equity fund within its Luxembourg-domiciled SICAV range.
Legg Mason's Asia ex Japan fund manager Curtis Butler's advice to investors in the region is to focus on stock selection and not be distracted by market volatility.
Australian Bank Macquarie is to launch a UK OEIC investing in global infrastructure, private equity and property securities.
IFAs will be among those encouraged to consider Capita's Enabler concept in the GI space through its quotes engine business Webline's deal to provide infrastructure supporting a building and contents insurance proposition from first4cover.
Faster, easier access to services in branches, over the telephone or the internet are promised by Nationwide though its pledge to spend £300m over the next six years on improving the customer experience.