NEWS

Aug 08, 2011

disaster_catastrophe_410Fears of stalling US growth and mounting sovereign debts in Europe have sent equity markets into a downward spiral as nervous investors divert money into 'save haven' investments such as gold.

Aug 08, 2011

crowd_demand_cheering_410Demand from financial advisers is driving discretionary fund managers to create more funds of funds of unregulated collective investment schemes (UCIS), says boutique asset manager Connaught.

Aug 08, 2011

metals_fluid_410Exchange-traded product (ETP) provider Source has gained Shariah approval for its platinum and palladium ETCs (exchange-traded commodities), which allow investors to gain exposure to the precious metals.

Aug 08, 2011

Man_Files_410The Investment Management Association (IMA) has challenged claims of 'inappropriate short-termism' among European investors by releasing figures that suggest the average stock holding period among traditional managers has barely changed in a decade.

Aug 08, 2011

Empty purse 410The combined deficits of final salary pension schemes at the UK’s FTSE 350 companies more than doubled in the past month.

Aug 04, 2011

nest_golden_egg_410The UK market for fixed-term annuities is likely to more than double to £1bn (€1.12bn) a year by 2013.

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