Wells Fargo: US investors want Fed to halt rate hikes

”Our current outlook is for three additional rate hikes over next year before the Fed ends its current rate hike cycle,” said Wells's Brian Rehling.

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Chilean AFPs flee fixed income in November selloff 

Emerging market bond funds took the biggest hit in November, with pension managers withdrawing USD 565 million from the category.

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Natixis Outlook: Institutions prepped for increased volatility, end to bull market

 “Our research shows institutional investors are already positioned for the potential market turbulence on the horizon,” said Natixis's David Giunta.

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Brazilian fund industry: Seasonal effects led to redemptions in November

Advance collections of income tax and higher expenses leading into summer led to net outflows of roughly USD 5 billion in November.

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Fee shakeup: Peru’s AFP Integra moves to 0% front-end load model

AFP Integra of Sura Group proposed charging only a management fee of 0.82%, while its competitors continue to charge front-end loads.

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Colombian AFPs dump North American equity as trade spat escalates

Total allocations from Colombian AFPs to offshore funds and ETFs slipped to USD 16.4 billion in October; 97% of that exposure is to equity.

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CCR Monthly Approval Report – November 2018

Invesco, iShares, Vontobel, Allianz, LarrainVial, Macquaire, Nomura, Acadian, Amundi, Blackstone, Fortress and Permira were the fund sponsors gaining approval for new products.

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BTG Pactual expects to raise USD 150 million in Latin America with Mobius funds

The Latin firm is deep into partnership negotiations with two more managers, one European and the other American, BTG's Caio Mantovani, head of third-party distribution in Brazil, told Fund Pro Latin America.

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Mercer: Viability of corporate pensions requires reinstating 100% deductibility to plan sponsors

Reduction of deductibility from 100% to 53% as part of the 2014 Fiscal Reform paralyzed Mexico's private-pension fund industry, said Mercer Mexico's Ivette Maya.

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Beyond the bear: BofA Merrill sees record-high earnings for S&P 500 in 2019

“The current weakness in the markets is not a reflection of poor fundamentals. Rather, it’s caused by a confluence of idiosyncratic shocks,” said BofA Merrill’s Candace Browning.