Sep 29, 2011

EUThe European Commission says it could raise €57 billion a year with its proposal for a financial tax that would apply to the exchange of equities and bonds at a rate of 0.1% and derivatives contracts at a rate of 0.01%.

Sep 29, 2011

Stability may be returning to the Mena region after months of political unrest, albeit slowly, but how has this affected the markets and how is investor appetite in the region developing against this backdrop? Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Sep 27, 2011

Emerging markets1Carmignac Gestion has launched an emerging markets fund with flexible asset allocation.

Sep 26, 2011

software_410Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has become a clearer for UBS MTF, the multi-lateral trading facility offered by UBS bank.

Sep 22, 2011

Eggshell_emergingGlobeEmerging market investment strategies broadened a little further this week with JP Morgan Asset Management's multi-asset fund launch which aims to invest in equities and fixed income in some of the world's fastest growing economies.

Sep 21, 2011

Secial-offer-signFidelity Worldwide Investment is to launch low-cost versions of its multi-asset funds, which will use index funds to implement asset allocation decisions.

Sep 20, 2011

emerging shoots 410JP Morgan has launched an emerging markets multi-asset fund, which invests in equities and bonds of emerging market companies, and sovereign issuers.

Sep 16, 2011

Japanese-yenStock pickers are far more bullish on Japan than top-down managers, says Standard & Poor's Fund Services in its latest review of the sector.

Sep 14, 2011

Rio_de_JaneioroSchroders has launched a new fund that invests in Brazilian equities expected to benefit from the country's domestic growth stories.

Sep 14, 2011

Euro sign1Global fund managers have dumped European equities this month as the Eurozone has become the “epicentre of the current crisis”, the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey finds.