NEWS

Nov 09, 2011

Arrow_up_2Funds of funds in the UK had their highest share of total funds under management on record at the end of the third quarter, according to the Investment Management Association.

Nov 09, 2011

ETFOctober was the best month so far this year for exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with $26.5 billion (€19 billion) of inflows, according to BlackRock's monthly report.

Nov 08, 2011

OutsorcingInstitutional investors are allocating more money to real estate and driving managers to rely more on outsourcing, according to a study by State Street.

Nov 07, 2011

Pensioner-with-caneIncreased levels of sovereign debt are putting pressure on many countries to overhaul their pension systems and it is no surprise that Greece, the country at the locus of the European crisis, is deemed to be in greatest need of reform.

Nov 07, 2011

Italy_under_scrutinyYields on ten-year Italian government bonds hit a high of 6.66% this morning, another sign that the markets won't tolerate Italy's high level of sovereign debt, which is estimated to be 120% of its GDP.

Nov 07, 2011

Graph_downUK investors are much less confident than they were six months ago but are keen to invest nonetheless, according to a survey by the Investment Management Association (IMA).

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