• China bicycles

    Carmignac Group to access Chinese domestic market

    Carmignac Group has been granted a Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor licence (RQFII).

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  • Scottish vote

    Scottish independence – what now for markets?

    Today Scotland votes in a referendum to determine whether it will separate from the rest of the United Kingdom and become an independent nation.

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  • Wealth

    American HNWIs increase

    The US wealthy are richer than ever helped by an "energy renaissance" that has seen more Americans become high net worth individuals (HNWIs).

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    Robeco unveils growth plans for Japan

    Robeco Groep plans to set up full-scale operations and expand its asset management business in Japan.

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  • Pay increase

    Inflows of €10 billion for German fund industry in July

    Bond funds became more popular than balanced funds among German investors in July – a month that saw nearly €10 billion of inflows into the national funds industry.

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