investment strategy

Nov 14, 2017

Armin_KammelWhen thinking about Austria, typically its varied history, world-class skiing and classical music come to mind. Not so well known is the fact that Austria has a longstanding tradition in the investment fund business.

Nov 13, 2017

Contract_handshakeUS exchange-traded product (ETP) provider WisdomTree is to buy the European exchange-traded commodity, currency and short-and-leveraged business of ETF Securities, a Jersey-headquartered provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and products.

Nov 13, 2017

Business_consolidationRevised capital market rules, known as MiFID II, will lead to a rise in consolidations in the asset management industry, according to a report by global research and consultancy firm, Cerulli.

Nov 13, 2017

John-Howland-JacksonNikko Asset Management has appointed its current EMEA  chairman John Howland-Jackson as chief executive for Europe, Middle East and Africa (Emea).

Nov 10, 2017

Regulation, complianceThe European financial regulator has come under fire for proposing a “last-minute” change to its revised capital markets rules, known as MiFID II, that relate to how shares and other instruments are priced.

Nov 10, 2017

Ireland_mapNet sales of Ireland-domiciled funds for the eight months to August reached a record €207 billion, according to figures from the Central Bank of Ireland.

Nov 10, 2017

Hiring_fund_managersPrivate equity and private debt firms are set to recruit more staff in 2018 as the industry sees a growth wave.

Nov 10, 2017

HandshakeThe London office of Swiss asset management firm GAM has appointed Owen Job as investment manager to work as part of the firm’s expanding absolute-return fixed-income team.

Nov 10, 2017

Steve-CharltonNew York-listed outsourced management provider SEI has appointed Steve Charlton to the newly created role of defined-contribution managing director for Europe, the Middle East, Africa (Emea) and Asia.

Nov 09, 2017

Assets invested in leveraged and inverse exchange-traded products (ETPs), including ETFs, increased 14.1% in the first nine months of the year, reports ETFGI.

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