NEWS

Aug 02, 2011

Throw-awayThe structured investment industry could improve its reputation by pre-empting regulatory guidance and dropping the term 'guaranteed' from marketing materials, according to financial services consultancy, The Investment Bridge.

Aug 02, 2011

Britain mapThe combined pension deficit of Britain’s FTSE 100 companies dropped by almost two thirds in 2010, from £51bn (€58.2bn) in 2009 to £19bn.

Aug 01, 2011

Gavel lawbooksThe majority of investment management leaders in Europe and the Middle East say the pace and extent of regulatory reform could do more harm than good to their industry and that smaller players could lose out to larger institutions which are better equipped to cope.

Aug 01, 2011

Pensionere counting coinsThe funding deficit for final salary pension schemes at FTSE 350 companies swung from a low of £27bn (€31bn) to a high of £45bn during July, as volatility in the equity and bond markets caused assets to fluctuate in value.

Aug 01, 2011

Graph_downDebt issues, particularly those in the US concerning the debt ceiling, dragged world stock markets down in the last week of July after a month of upward performance that had reversed June's losses. A global 1.29% gain turned into a 1.7% loss.

Aug 01, 2011

RCM_logoThe use of environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria when stock picking can lead to outperformance, according to a white paper from global asset manager RCM.

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