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    Fund managers least trusted of all finance firms - PwC

    Fund managers were the least trusted of all financial services firms in a survey by consultancy PwC, which says only 12% of respondents trust them.

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    Deutsche and Lloyds withholding bonuses “good for stability”

    The actions of Deutsche Bank and Lloyds to withhold bonuses from staff is "very good news for financial stability across the world", according to an

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    FTSE launches low-volatility indices

    FTSE Group and Research Affiliates have launched a series of low-volatility indices that seek to provide alternative sources of beta to indices weighted by market capitalisation.

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    Geopolitics makes last month “a September to forget”

    Geopolitical risks in the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Hong Kong, as well as a weak eurozone economy, made last month what S&P Dow Jones Indices calls "a September to

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    Luxembourg sovereign sukuk more than twice oversubscribed

    The order book for Luxembourg's first euro-denominated sovereign sukuk was more than twice oversubscribed when the €200 million Islamic bond with a

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