NEWS

Nov 24, 2011

DeclineInvestors were shocked when Germany failed to sell more than two-thirds of its new issue of ten-year bonds yesterday. It was the worst-received German bond sale since the start of the euro and called into question Germany's status as a safe haven.

Nov 24, 2011

Calculating_feesManagers of non-listed real estate funds are likely to feel increased pressure to reduce management fees, according to a recent survey by Inrev.

Nov 23, 2011

European ParliamentThe European Parliament has asked the financial services industry for feedback on a revised set of rules for investment services in Europe, the Market in Financial Instruments Directive (Mifid) II proposals.

Nov 23, 2011

GavelThe Financial Services Authority (FSA) has fined the compliance officer of a hedge fund that lost 85% of its value in the wake of the Lehman Brothers collapse.

Nov 23, 2011

ConnectingOne of the Netherlands’ largest fund distribution platforms, Fundix, has joined the Calastone electronic transaction network to automate flows into cross-border funds.

Nov 22, 2011

ETFThe turbulent market conditions seen this year have boosted demand for exchange-traded funds that offer exposure to volatility.

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