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Feb 03, 2017

Overall global demand for gold rose 2% last year, reaching 4,309 tonnes, the highest level since 2013. As an investment gold was up by 70%, largely driven by inflows into gold-backed exchange-traded funds (ETFs), which accounted for 532 tonnes.

Feb 03, 2017

Inflows into emerging market assets are estimated to have reached $12.3 billion (€11.4 billion) in January. But after the weakest year for this class since the financial crisis in 2016, is the inflow evidence of positive sentiment, or just “the eye of the storm”?

Feb 03, 2017

Here are some recent technology-based developments in the fund management industry, including the use of “micro apps” at Schroders, and MiFID II compliance.

Feb 02, 2017

M&G’s infrastructure investment arm Infracapital has entered into a joint venture with Irish renewable energy firm Amarenco to invest in green energy generation projects.

Feb 02, 2017

Members of the Irish funds industry have combined to search for a way to carry out regulatory reporting using blockchain technology.

Feb 02, 2017

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has released a blueprint designed to ensure that clearing houses do not cause damage to the financial system if they collapse.

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