Oct 09, 2015

Tom Clapham AXA IMAxa Investment Managers, part of the Axa Group, has appointed Tom Clapham (pictured) as head of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) and central banks in Asia, in a bid to strengthen the firm’s sales and marketing capabilities in the region.

Oct 08, 2015

Global handshakeLynx Asset Management, a Swedish asset management firm, has awarded a $1 billion (€888.5 million) fund administration mandate to HSBC Securities Services (HSBC SS) for two onshore funds.

Oct 07, 2015

Asian currenciesNeuberger Berman has launched an Asian-focused fixed income Ucits fund that invests in hard currency securities.

Oct 05, 2015

US stockAnalysis of the US corporate earnings cycle going back to 1990 suggests there is a now a good access point for investing in the ‘quality’ style of smart beta, says Jonathan White, client portfolio manager at Axa Rosenberg.

Oct 02, 2015

Emerging markets newspaperEmerging market macro and credit specialist Finisterre Capital has hired Axa Investment Managers’ (Axa IM) Damien Buchet, as chief investment officer (CIO) for total return strategies.

Oct 01, 2015

Gold bars 1Lugano-based alternative asset manager, Insch Capital Management, has developed an investment strategy that treats gold as if it were a major currency.

Sep 30, 2015

Liquid alternativesTrading network Liquidnet has launched its fixed income “dark pool” that will enable asset managers to trade corporate bonds peer-to-peer.

Sep 28, 2015

gavellaw booksAs MiFID II and MiFIR go live in early 2017, two large regulatory reporting firms have joined forces to provide solutions for clients.

Sep 28, 2015

Risk2A system has been released that should enable asset managers to better consolidate, monitor and control their trading operations and risk.

Sep 25, 2015

currency banknotes 410Russell Investments has hired Elise Cardon to be a portfolio manager as part of an expansion of the firm’s currency management ability.