Sep 05, 2011

ETFThe final week of August saw flows into EPFR Global-tracked Equity Funds stage a modest rebound on the back of bargain hunting and optimism that the US Federal Reserve will pull the trigger on another round of quantitative easing.

Sep 01, 2011

GavelThe Financial Services Authority (FSA) has won an interim High Court injunction to prevent three companies from manipulating the market in UK-listed shares.

Sep 01, 2011

cutting_the_ribbonThe Isle of Man Government is launching a hybrid public-private organisation called The Isle of Man Finance Partnership to promote the financial services industry.

Aug 31, 2011

upward_graph_410Turnover of European commodity exchange-traded products (ETPs) surged last week, with gold-related offerings leading the charge. A weekly trading report from Lyxor ETFs showed trading levels for commodity ETPs increased by 71.4% compared with the previous week.

Aug 31, 2011

Morningstar-logoFund research house Morningstar has ditched the term absolute return as part of an overhaul of its classification system for alternative funds.

Aug 30, 2011

PensionersBritish employees have found a pragmatic solution to the pensions crisis: never stop working. A survey by Baring Asset Management says 10% of the working population, equivalent to 3.5 million people, have no plans to retire.