NEWS

Mar 18, 2013

Oriental mosaicFranklin Templeton has launched two sharia-compliant equity funds and a sukuk fund in its first foray into Islamic finance for retail investors.

Mar 18, 2013

Risk1Index promoters do not document or explicitly control risks within their smart beta index offerings, researchers claim, which means that investors are taking a 'considerable' risk when they choose these new equity benchmarks.

Mar 18, 2013

Social media1More than half of asset managers employ someone to lead their social media or online marketing efforts, a sign the funds industry is catching up with digital technology.

Mar 15, 2013

upward graph 410Hedge fund liquidations rose to a three-year high last year in what remains a tough environment for capital raising.

Mar 15, 2013

Handshake 3Richard Buxton, head of UK equities at Schroders, will join rival Old Mutual Global Investors, as head of UK equities.

Mar 14, 2013

Risk2Signs of a sustained appetite for investment risk are coming out of the US mutual fund market.

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