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Sep 21, 2015

LabTaking equity smart beta and translating it to fixed income markets is a key development in this evolving investment strategy. David Stevenson finds out about index construction and the effects of holding risky bonds.

Sep 11, 2015

Paul NorthLike so many European buy-side and sell-side firms – and by extension many investors globally - in the coming months asset managers across the region will need to navigate an array of changes and challenges brought about by the advent of MiFID II/MiFIR in 2017.

Aug 21, 2015

HandshakeFinancial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald has expanded its portfolio solutions team with multiple hires from JP Morgan.

Aug 20, 2015

Algorithmic tradingLiquidnet, an institutional trading network, has launched a “next generation” of algorithmic trading tools aimed at its institutional asset manager community.

Aug 13, 2015

complianceThe Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has banned Robert Shaw, former director of advisory firm TailorMade Independent (TMI), from senior positions in financial services and fined him £165,900 (€232,670).

Aug 06, 2015

Exchange2Bank of America Merill Lynch will be a participant of the Global Markets Exchange Group (GMEX) when it opens for trading tomorrow.

Aug 03, 2015

Greek flagThe Athens stock market reopened today after being closed for five weeks amid the ongoing Greek debt crisis.

Jul 29, 2015

Betting chipsCentral bank policies after the financial crisis smoothed foreign exchange swings – but volatility has returned in recent months. David Stevenson looks at various approaches to currency management in this environment.

Jul 29, 2015

MegacityWith cities growing at a rapid rate, Fiona Rintoul examines the urbanisation megatrend behind real estate and other investments.

Jul 29, 2015

BrexitAfter the Conservative victory in May’s general election, Britain’s future in the EU is uncertain. Alix Robertson looks at what a ‘Brexit’ could mean for equities in the UK and mainland Europe.

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