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Dec 22, 2015

BirdsEuropean asset managers have become more active participants in securities lending as they look to eke out returns in a low interest rate environment. They are also more accepting about non-cash collateral, finds Lynn Strongin Dodds.

Dec 21, 2015

SunsetOlivia Vinden and Alex Heasman of Alpha FMC look at the pressure on trading desks and middle offices that global firms face.

Dec 04, 2015

Devan ChauAxa Investment Managers has appointed Devan Chau as senior trader in its trading & securities financing (TSF) team based in Hong Kong.

Dec 03, 2015

Arrow downThe launch of commodity trading advisor (CTA) hedge funds dropped this year to the lowest level since 2006 as investor dissatisfaction grew.

Nov 27, 2015

David LattoUnigestion has announced the appointment of David Latto as senior vice president, portfolio manager, within the equities team.

Nov 23, 2015

The two firms will launch a platform offering physically backed ETFs – a move that marks LGIM’s first dedicated move into the ETF sphere.

Source currently offers 15 ETFs that track physical assets, such as precious metals.

LGIM has £264 billion (€376 billion) of assets managed in traditional passive funds and is a major global investor with total assets under management of £717 billion. The firm will be responsible for the daily running of the ETFs, while Source will oversee operational aspects of the platform.

Nov 18, 2015

RegulationsRegulations imposed after the financial crisis are driving through radical changes in the European repo market.

Nov 18, 2015

Asia globeAmundi Alternative Investments (Amundi AI), the $3.3 billion (€3.1 billion) hedge fund arm of recently listed French asset manager Amundi, has partnered with Hong Kong-based Complus Asset Management.

Nov 12, 2015

YVES PERRIER newYves Perrier, the chief executive of Amundi (pictured), rang the bell to open trading on the Euronext Paris this morning following its initial public offering (IPO) yesterday.

Nov 12, 2015

ETF keybordBlackRock has transitioned $2.9 billion (€2.7 billion) worth of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to a centralised settlement platform to cut down on the complexity of settling ETFs listed on multiple exchanges.

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