NEWS

Jul 12, 2011

London Stock Exchange groupFrench asset manager Ossiam is offering its exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on the London Stock Exchange for the first time, starting with four products that track European and US equity indices.

Jul 12, 2011

LaunchTwo Ucits equity funds were separately announced on Monday, one looking to benefit from the emerging markets and the other focusing on US small caps.

Jul 11, 2011

Pension_old_woman_410Pension funds continue to diversify their portfolios with nearly $1trn (€700m) allocated to alternatives last year, an increase of 16% compared with 2009, according to research by Towers Watson and the Financial Times.

Jul 11, 2011

Lipper_logoEuropean fund sales, excluding money market funds, halved to €13.2bn between April and May as cautious investors channelled money out of equity funds, according to figures from Lipper.

Jul 11, 2011

market_index_410Investment managers are trying to expand into new regions while also struggling to work out which of their products are profitable, and this is against a backdrop of falling business confidence.

Jul 11, 2011

gold-bars1The World Gold Council (WGC) claims that investing in gold could benefit portfolios in a deflationary environment.

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