Chinas first cross-border exchange-traded fund, based on the NASDAQ-100 Index, has begun trading on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
Neuberger Berman has filed with the SEC to offer an Emerging Markets Income Fund.
The speed of global information flow means advisors need to rethink how they create portfolios to avoid over-correlation.
Guggenheim Investments filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission to register the Emerging Markets Bond Strategy Fund, part of the Rydex Series Funds.
Yield by any name may sound sweet, but experts say closed-end fund investors need to consider other factors, too.
The Internal Revenue Service has published 2010 statistics on foreign trusts indicating an increasing interest in foreign investment by U.S. taxpayers, and the impact of changes made in 1996 to information reporting requirements.
Vanguard is establishing an intermediary business in Hong Kong. Along with the new business unit, Vanguard also said the announcement of its first locally domiciled product offering in Hong Kong is imminent.
As global growth slows, emerging markets economies are catching up. And the result is a global paradigm shift of historical proportions.
Its no surprise that global investing is becoming an increasingly important part of client portfolios. Fund manager Jonathan Brodsky talks about big picture trends that have been shaping the global investing landscape.
Investors are worried about whether a currency war could lead to inflation, but Milton Ezrati of Lord Abbett says advisors must position client portfolios for success despite a "global recession."
Direxion has added two new leveraged exchange-traded funds: the Direxion Daily Brazil Bull 3x Shares (BRZU) and Direxion Daily South Korea Bull 3x Shares (KORU), to its portfolio.
The debate over whether large banks are still "too big to fail" has spread like wildfire in recent months.
Some U.S. trade competitors may see efforts to boost liquidity as intentional manipulation of the dollar.
European investors also turned negative, although their pessimism was less pronounced. Asian institutional investors grew slightly more optimistic.
Nuveen Investments has launched two new dividend-focused funds.
What's State Street Global Advisor's next big destination for expanding its retirement business?
The index maven at Standard & Poors shies away from predictions, but expects one of two scenarios: one optimistic and the other pessimistic. And he likes index funds.
Emerging market equity funds may cool down in 2013, says Mike Taggart, the head of Morningstar CEF research.
Two former UBS executives are determined to change how investors access emerging markets by targeting specific sectors and themes.
Recent statistics show that fears that the country's growth will come to a standstill are unfounded.
Where would a successful trader invest a hypothetical $100,000 windfall? In energy, information technology and utilities, according to Fidelity Investments inaugural survey of its top online traders.
The survey polled customers who made at least 36 trades over the past 12 months and whose total portfolio performance during this time was at least 20%.
Luz Padilla, the senior portfolio manager at DoubleLine Funds discusses emerging markets and opportunities for global investing.
The head of Global and International Equities at Schroders discusses the global economy and why China's new leadership could be great for investors, and which nations could be troublesome.
Longer-term fundamental reform will redress underlying differences within Europe.
BMO Harris Private Banking is sticking to its cautiously optimistic 12-month outlook despite economic turmoil in Europe and anxiety over the much-discussed fiscal cliff.
There are a host of reasons why emerging market debt has been looking sweeter to investors.
Credit conditions in China warrant special attention in light of the country's considerable size and systemic importance to the global economy.
Morgan Stanley reported on Thursday that its global wealth management business saw it pre-tax income fall to $239 million, down from $356 million one year ago, and net revenue of $3.34 billion, up from $3.23 billion in the third quarter of 2011, as the firm closed its acquisition of the next stake in the Smith Barney joint venture.
Global wealth management firms engaged in 65 M&A deals from the beginning of 2011 to the end of the third quarter of 2012. During that time, $635 billion in assets under management changed hands.
An aging population and government inaction challenge Japan's faltering economy.
Emerging-market stocks rose the most in 11 weeks, currencies strengthened and borrowing costs fell to a 14-month low as the Federal Reserve's new round of stimulus measures boosted confidence in the global economy.
Nomura Holdings Inc.'s Koji Nagai, who took over as chief executive officer last month, said he plans to make overseas operations profitable by June 2014 at Japan's largest brokerage.
Jonathan R. Baum, chairman and CEO of the Dreyfus Corporation discusses where the opportunities are in international investing.
North America led the drop in global confidence, falling 8.7 points to 84.4.
The wealth management unit reports a drop in revenue from commissions and transaction fees.
While still somewhat lackluster, the July jobs report is a strong starting point for growth in equities markets, says Mark Luschini, chief investment strategist at Janney.
With all eyes toward London, one Senator is looking to reward winning athletes with a tax break.
U.S. stocks rallied for the first time this week, commodities gained and Treasuries declined after American payrolls climbed more than forecast in July.
U.S. investors are growing gloomier about the economy thanks to the looming federal debt and the uncertainties surrounding the presidential election, as one of the closely watched investor optimism indices declined for the third time this year.
BlackRock's Canadian subsidiary has launched five new exchanged-traded funds designed to offer Great North investors exposure to domestic, international, developed and emerging markets while minimizing volatility.
State Street Global Markets' Investor Confidence Index showed a slight increase in global investor confidence in July.