International Investing: Opportunity in An Ailing Market?
- The local gateway to going offshore. // Finance Week;4/5/2002, p46
Reports on the most popular offshore investment mediums for South African. Factors contributing to the popularity of locally based foreign unit trust funds; Effects of the depreciation of the rand on foreign funds; Evidence to the success of Investec Asset Management's offshore investment team.
- No bears here: Russia brings big gains. Halverson, Guy // Christian Science Monitor;7/10/97, Vol. 89 Issue 157, pB4
Focuses on the Lexington Troika Dialog Russia Fund, which is managed by Richard Hisey. Where the fund invests; The objective of long-term capital appreciation; How the fund has performed since it started in 1996; Minimum investment for the fund; The typical volatility of international funds;...
- Putting stock in 'Israeli ingenuity.' Francis, David R. // Christian Science Monitor;11/8/99, Vol. 91 Issue 240, p20
Takes a look at AMIDEX35, a mutual fund that invests in Israel and the role of funds manager Boaz Rahav.
- Dublin thrives as fund domicile. Ring, Niamh // American Banker;05/14/98, Vol. 163 Issue 91, p4A
Presents information pertaining to offshore mutual fund investments in Ireland, with emphasis on the success of the Irish government in attracting mutual fund investments. Reference to the adoption of the European Undertaking for collective Investment In Transferable Securities directive, by...
- Ohio School Recruits For Active Int'l Mandate. Rasmussen, Eric // Investment Management Weekly;07/05/99, Vol. 12 Issue 26, p3
Reports on the issuance of a request for proposal by the University of Ohio State for an active international equity manager. Investment strategy of the fund; Reason for increasing the investment in international equities; Asset allocation mix of the fund.
- NOW'S THE TIME TO GO GLOBAL. Prochniak, Andrea L.; Kuhn, Susan E. // Fortune;2/5/1996, Vol. 133 Issue 2, p132
Reports that the hottest mutual fund investment action in 1996 lies overseas in the forgotten markets of Europe and Japan. Rise of competitor funds; Institutional investor interest rising; How a company is picked; Who will benefit the most. INSET: International small-cap funds (one-year returns).
- A new manager, but can he do Russia? Atanasov, Maria // Fortune;10/13/1997, Vol. 136 Issue 7, p208
Discusses the mutual fund called Vontobel Eastern European Equity. The performance of the fund; The departure of the original fund manager, Arpad Pongrancz; How his replacement, Luca Parmeggiani, has never invested in Russia.
- 20/20 hindsight. Bowen Jr., John J. // Financial Planning;Mar1998, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p133
Analyzes the effects of international investment of mutual funds in 1997 in the United States. Effective diversification in the preparation of one's portfolio; Significant premium over domestic markets of international markets; Movement for noise investors to information investors.
- The peso shock: A silver lining. Quinn, Jane Bryant; Underwood, Anne // Newsweek;1/23/1995, Vol. 125 Issue 4, p40
Comments on the plunge of emerging markets and contends that to a smart buyer, panics are like discount sales. The views of George Foot, Newgate Management Associates, and others; How much to invest abroad; How to time buying; Consideration of well-diversified funds and closed-end funds; Funds...
- Al-Tawfeek Islamic fund raises $45 million. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;9/20/1996, Vol. 40 Issue 38, p4
Reports that the Islamic equity fund launched by Al-Tawfeek Co. for Investment Funds has closed its initial subscription after raising more than $45 million in commitments. Continuation of subscription on the basis of the market value of units; Number of potential investors worldwide.