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Feb 23, 2012

Survey1Absolute return will be the investment strategy to receive the greatest increase in assets in 2012, according to a survey of buy-side institutions by technology provider SunGard and the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association.

Feb 23, 2012

SRIsThe view that austerity curtails ethics could be challenged by a report that found upper mass affluent retail investors would invest in socially responsible investment (SRI) funds in the next six months to two years.

Feb 23, 2012

Mongolia_emerging-_marketBNP Paribas Securities Services has won a mandate from a Chinese asset manager to launch an emerging markets fund investing in Mongolia, which it says will make BNP Paribas the first global custodian to support foreign investments in the country.

Feb 22, 2012

Graph_downLong-term Ucits funds saw “a sharp decline in demand” last year, according to the European Fund and Asset Management Association.

Feb 22, 2012

Canary-WharfA property fund is aiming to emulate another of its investment strategies in UK property that saw a dividend yield in excess 6.4% per annum.

Feb 21, 2012

Jaguar assembly plantThe pension scheme of UK car maker Jaguar has handed pension consultant Towers Watson a fiduciary management responsibility which includes investment manager selection and asset allocation.

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