Oct 06, 2011

ResignationFrancois Gouws and Yassine Bouhara, co-heads of global equities at UBS, have resigned following the recent trading incident.

Oct 04, 2011

SRIsFifty-six percent of corporate pension funds surveyed have a socially responsible investment (SRI) policy in place today and about a quarter of those without a policy intend to have one on the coming year.

Oct 03, 2011

HSBC branchHSBC Global Asset Management is to launch three low cost portfolios to offer diversified access to global equity and bond markets, as well as alternative investments.

Sep 29, 2011

RunnersEquities overtook bonds in August, according to the latest net retail sales statistics by the Investment Management Association.

Sep 29, 2011

Artemis-logoArtemis Investment Management is to launch a fund investing in European equities, excluding the UK.

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.