• Bank-of-Japan

    Japan shares jump on surprise extra stimulus

    Haruhiko Kuroda, Bank of Japan (BoJ) governor, has shocked investors with the decision to increase the country's monetary easing programme.

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  • wallet

    Polar Capital targets growing dividends with income fund

    Polar Capital, a London-listed fund manager, has launched a Ucits-compliant European income fund investing in mid- to large-cap pan-European stocks.

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  • ETPs down

    Active funds trump Invesco’s ETF in Q3

    Invesco saw outflows from its Invesco Powershares QQQ exchange-traded fund (ETF) during the third quarter (Q3) of 2014, while actively managed funds drove inflows for the company.

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  • US federal reserve

    The end of QE: focus shifts to low rates

    The ending of quantitative easing (QE) will be a relief to some, but investors will now start to figure out what the prolonged low interest rate environment means.

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  • Gustavo Lozano

    Pioneer Investments wins mandate from Mexican pension fund

    Pioneer Investments has snapped up a $400 million (€317.7 million) European equity mandate from Mexican pension fund manager Afore Banamex.

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