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Eurozone growth remains the main concern amongst intermediaries, with 71% seeing it as one of the biggest macro-economic challenges to investment growth over the next six months, according to the latest Barings Investment Barometer.
Barings today announces the appointment of Marco Tang to the newly-created senior role of Head of Sales, Client Service and Business Development for Mutual Fund Distribution, across Hong Kong, China and Singapore.
Financial advisers and investment professionals in the UK have increased their favourability towards equities, according to the latest Barings Investment Barometer, with positive sentiment at an all-time high since Barings conducted its first barometer back in 2010.
April 15 2013
Barings appoints Paul Loss as Head of Operations
Barings today announces the appointment of Paul Loss as Head of Operations, reporting to John Burns, Chief Operating Officer.
Baring Asset Management’s multi asset team has upgraded equities, adopting the highest risk profile it has held in several years to take advantage of the differing growth dynamics in global equity markets.
Barings today announces the appointment of Lars Albert as Head of Sales, Germany and Austria
Barings today announces the completion of the acquisition of SEI Asset Korea Co., Ltd (SEIAK). SEIAK has become Baring Asset Management Korea Limited.
February 18 2013
Barings appoints Angus Woolhouse as Global Head of Distribution
Barings today announces the appointment of Angus Woolhouse as Global Head of Distribution, based in London and effective immediately.
The ASEAN region’s continued economic growth and compelling domestic dynamics support a strong investment case for the region, according to Barings.
Annual research from Barings into the best and worst performing asset classes over the past five years has revealed that sharp swings in performance for mainstream investment sectors continued in 2012, underscoring the benefits of a multi-asset approach to investing.
Barings today announces the appointment of Nicola Hayes as Head of Client Service and Relationship Development in London, effective immediately.
More than three in five (61%) financial advisers believe that their clients should be increasing exposure to emerging market equities, according to the latest Barings Investment Barometer, which explores attitudes towards the current economic environment and views on major asset classes.
The onset of auto-enrolment will signal an adoption of more risk averse investment strategies, according to the latest poll by Barings.
On-going issues in the Eurozone and the looming US ‘fiscal cliff’ will create an uncertain environment for investors until the beginning of 2013, according to Barings.
Reducing volatility remains the primary focus for UK pension professionals, according to the latest poll by Barings.
Emerging market equities, Asia equities excl. Japan and US equities remain the most favoured investment opportunities among UK investment professionals, according to the latest Barings Investment Barometer.
September 26 2012
Barings goes live with enhanced App
Barings has released an updated App for Apple, Android and Blackberry devices.
September 17 2012
41% of Brits don't know where their pension is invested
New research from Barings shows that more than two in five adults (41%) - 8 million people - cannot remember how their retirement funds were invested when they last reviewed their pension plans. The findings highlight a lack of active, regular pensions planning by the majority of GB adults. The research indicates that in spite of the on-going global financial crisis people are refusing to consider the impact it may be having on their long-term savings.
Baring Asset Management, the international investment management firm, today announces the appointment of Christopher Mahon to the role of Director of Asset Allocation Research, reporting to Percival Stanion, Head of the Global Multi Asset Group and Chairman of the Strategic Policy Group. He starts in September, based in London.
August 16 2012
44% of 55-64 year olds don't know when they'll retire
Please see below our latest release which shows that according to new research more than 2.1 million British adults aged between 55 and 64 (44% of non-retired GB adults in this age group) do not know when they will be able to retire. The study found that nearly two fifths (38% or 13.5 million people) of all non-retired Brits do not know when they will be able to retire while 12% (equivalent to 4.3 million people) do not plan to retire at all. The results of this year’s survey are in stark contrast to the results from before the financial crisis in 2008.