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    Allianz GI creates global solutions role for Joe Moody

    Allianz Global Investors has hired Joe Moody for its global solutions business to lead the international solutions specialists teams in the US, the UK, continental Europe excluding Germany, and Japan.

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    Fund managers to mull US inflation data

    Fund managers are waiting to see if the latest consumer prices index, released tomorrow, shows it has become even more expensive to be an American.

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    European property to yield 7% a year till 2019 – estimate

    Investing in the European real estate market, excluding the UK, could yield 7% a year between now and 2019, according to new estimates.

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    Manulife AM hires Peter Warnes from JP Morgan

    Manulife Asset Management has hired Peter Warnes for its asset allocation investment capability as head of the portfolio solutions group, a newly created role.

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    Poor GDP numbers cause pull-back from Euro equities

    Investors correctly anticipated lower European GDP figures and pulled money out of the region's equity markets last week – but a fund management economist argues that stronger growth will resume.

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REGULATION: The all-seeing electronic eye

Market surveillance of fund managers and traders has increased since 2007. Nicholas Pratt looks at how the UK regulator is evolving its budget and skill... View Full Story
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INSIDE VIEW: The messy environment of data management

Guillaume Fiastre of Taliance looks at why data management is so important in the new regulatory world for alternative investment... View Full Story
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PENSIONS: Anyone for a DGF?

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EDHEC RESEARCH: ETFs v futures: the race is on

In the second of two articles on ETFs, Felix Goltz of Edhec finds where ETFs are considered more advantageous over futures, and where they are not... View Full Story
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DISTRIBUTION: A charged debate

Fund charges are back in the spotlight, with 99% of active fund managers in a report underperforming. Fiona Rintoul finds some who think the charging puzzle can be solved, but there is disagreement on how to do it.... View Full Story
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SWISS INVESTMENT: A safe haven, a dangerous move

The Swiss franc has appreciated against the dollar over the years, tempting fund managers to take on additional currency risk to boost overall performance. Stefanie Eschenbacher finds speculative currency investing is a dangerous move.... View Full Story
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