• Inflow wave

    MSCI claims a third of equity ETF inflows

    Index provider MSCI says a third of the $86 billion (€64 billion) of net new money that went into equity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the first six months of the year went to products based on its indices.

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    SSGS in Luxembourg scoops mandate

    Societe Generale Securities Services (SSGS) in Luxembourg has won a mandate to provide custody, fund administration and registrar services for wealth manager Bedrock’s range of Ucits funds.

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  • Hiring fund managers

    Allianz GI’s Dilworth to join Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management

    Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management has hired former Allianz Global Investor’s chief executive officer for Europe, James Dilworth, as head of active asset management.

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  • Hired

    Capital Group hires from Amundi for expansion in Madrid

    Capital Group has hired Alvaro Fernández Arrieta, head of sales in the global clients group at Amundi Asset Management, as business development manager.

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    Abenomics tops investor fears – ING IM

    Concerns about Abenomics in Japan weigh heavily on investors' minds, as does inflation, the Ukraine crisis and a hard landing of the Chinese economy, according to a survey.

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