equities

Nov 01, 2010

London_night_410F&C Asset Management saw its assets under management (AuM) increase by £12.9bn to £108.2bn during the third quarter of year, on the back of the acquisition of Thames River Capital and positive market movements.

Oct 25, 2010

ShanghaiSE_410BNY Mellon and the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on exchange-traded funds (ETFs) based on the BNY Mellon Depositary Receipt (DR) Indices to be traded on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.

Oct 25, 2010

software_410Aviva Investors has upgraded its system used for trade and post-trade activities such as portfolio analysis and compliance.

Oct 08, 2010

08.10_ResourcesMerchant Capital is launching the third fund on its Ucits hedge fund platform, which is being offered to European investors ranging from pension funds to retail distribution channels.

Oct 07, 2010

dangling_phoneCentral clearing is set to become an important feature of the financial markets, but greater protection will come at a cost.

Oct 07, 2010

Nimble_dancersOnce bond portfolios were bulky, slow-moving beasts, but low yields and sovereign debt problems have seen fixed income managers and investors overhaul their strategy, finds Nick Fitzpatrick

Oct 07, 2010

Yves_PerrierA year after the creation of the giant European asset manager Amundi, CEO Yves Perrier has a keen eye on costs and plans to recruit a new head of global equities to attract more instituional business, finds Angele Spiteri Paris

Sep 27, 2010

Asset_allocationInstitutional investors in the UK have not been deterred from alternative asset classes, they are currently allocating 28% of portfolios to the sector with an average allocation of 8.2% to hedge funds.

Sep 14, 2010

Mena_Story_ImageAlthough fund managers are still operating in a world of uncertainty, those covering the Mena (Middle East, North Africa) region have turned positive on financial equities.

Sep 07, 2010

Ivan_NicoraTen years ago Euroclear launched its automated funds processing platform, Nicholas Pratt asks Ivan Nicora (pictured) how much has changed and if the industry is nearer to achieving end-to-end automation.

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