NEWS

Sep 17, 2012

Castle wallsThe financial crisis has increased demand for defensive stocks, such as Vodafone and GlaxoSmithKline, which can offer constant dividends and stable earnings.

Sep 17, 2012

FrankfurtFirst State Investments International has opened a representative office in Frankfurt am Main as it continues its expansion in continental Europe.

Sep 17, 2012

HiredPalmer & Harvey, a UK wholesale business, has hired a fiduciary manager to invest £120 million (€148 million) of pension assets.

Sep 17, 2012

IndicesAlix Capital has launched six single-strategy indices that will allow investors to gain exposure to Ucits-compliant hedge funds.

Sep 13, 2012

graph up downLong-term fund sales in Europe hit a four-month high in July, according to Lipper, which registered net sales of €14.9 billion.

Sep 13, 2012

Flower petalsUcits should not be split into different categories, the European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama) said this week, even though pressure from Asia is intensifying.

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