• Canary-Wharf3

    400 more jobs in London funds industry by year end

    Fund management jobs in London rose to 25,300 in June this year and a further 400 jobs are anticipated in the industry by the end of 2014.

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  • Global markets

    Don't ignore low-cost platforms, fund firms warned

    Asset managers have been warned not to ignore the customers of low-cost, direct-to-consumer fund platforms.

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  • Risk1

    German institutions increase risk appetite

    Institutional investors in Germany fear they will not meet investment targets for the coming year, leading to an increased appetite for risk.

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  • Luxembourg-on map

    Franklin Templeton brings fund of hedge funds to Luxembourg

    Franklin Templeton Investments has made its Franklin K2 Alternative Strategies Fund available for international investors.

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  • Liquidation increases

    AUM growth in Europe could exceed 2013 rate

    Total assets in the European asset management industry rose 6% in the first half of the year to an estimated €17.8 trillion.

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