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Mar 14, 2014

KeySmart beta is growing in popularity but some are sounding a note of caution, finds Nick Fitzpatrick. Transparency is needed more than ever, and it is important to understand how these products fit into market cycles.

Mar 14, 2014

Kenneth FarrugiaPlans to develop Malta's fund industry were put in place in 1994 through a specific regime, the Investment Services Act, which allows setting up of retail funds.

Mar 06, 2014

Pension_nest_egg_410The chief executive of the world's largest asset manager says the UK should copy Australia and make retirement saving mandatory with no option to opt out.

Feb 25, 2014

real-estateMost asset owners have some misalignment in their real estate policy benchmarks giving them an inaccurate view of exposures, says MSCI, an index provider.

Feb 25, 2014

Signing contractBNY Mellon has signed a deal to acquire the remaining 65% of HedgeMark International, a hedge fund monitoring and analytics firm in which it has owned a 35% stake since 2011.

Feb 19, 2014

BetaTowers Watson says it is concerned about the proliferation of products claiming to be smart beta, particularly in the equity area, as allocations among its

Feb 13, 2014

Pensioner-with-caneThe Pensions Trust, a UK multi-employer pension fund with £5.7 billion (€7 billion) of assets under management, has appointed BlackRock to build a £100 million portfolio of alternative investments and credit securities to help meet long-dated inflation-linked liabilities.

Feb 06, 2014

growthEuropean pension markets have seen some of the fastest asset growth in the world in recent years.

Jan 22, 2014

Risk1Major asset owners may be in two minds about their investment strategy, torn between the general forecast of a moderate recovery in the economy and the potentially

Jan 22, 2014

ResignationThe chief executive of Pimco, the world's largest bond house, has unexpectedly resigned. Mohamed El-Erian, one of the world's most well-known institutional investors, will step down in March and be replaced

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