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Jul 22, 2011

Russian-DollsDespite the first listing of a company on the Hong Kong stock exchange, Russia continues to bear the brunt of the financial crisis as international investors reveal their cautious side. Fiona Rintoul reports

Jul 19, 2011

Arrow_downAll but two of the 13 hedge fund strategies monitored by the Edhec-Risk Institute lost money in June, as the stock market lost value for a second month running.

Jul 13, 2011

Edhec-risk_institute-logoImposing a tax on speculative transactions could jeopardise liquidity, reduce the value of some securities and create a headache for regulators to enforce, according to an open letter from the Edhec-Risk Institute to European regulators.


Jul 08, 2011

Clarity is key to the development of the Middle East region as a fund hub. In this roundtable discussion, senior executives outline the main challenges and their outlook for the industry. (part 2)

Participants:
Stewart Adams
(head of investors & intermediaries, transaction banking, Mena, Standard Chartered Bank)

Mike Cowley (head of product & client management Mena, Deutsche Bank)
Glyn Gibbs (head of business development Mena, HSBC Securities Services)
...

Jul 08, 2011

Clarity is key to the development of the Middle East region as a fund hub. In this roundtable discussion, senior executives outline the main challenges and their outlook for the industry. (part 1)

Jul 06, 2011

Thinking manA group of eight industry bodies including the Investment Management Association (IMA) is calling for the European Commission and the US Treasury to rethink proposed rules on derivatives trading.

Jul 05, 2011

Graph_downPoor equity performance in the second quarter largely wiped out progress made in the first three months of the year as uncertainty once again pervaded global markets.


Jul 05, 2011

Luxembourg has been forced to step back and take stock of the way things are done. In doing so it found that actually, the Grand Duchy is still a reliable and reputable financial centre, and asset servicers on location are more than happy to talk about its achievements. (part 2)

Jul 05, 2011

burglerFollowing the Madoff fraud, the duties of depositary banks were highly scrutinised. Regulators found that requisite checks were in fact made and new guidelines are simply a reassertion of best practice. By Angele Spiteri Paris.

Jun 30, 2011

Yousuf_Al-JaidaFunds Global talks to the QFC Authority's head of asset management, Yousuf Al-Jaida, about the development of the industry and the plans for the future.

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