NEWS

Apr 30, 2012

ConnectingThe number of automated fund orders received by transfer agents (TAs) virtually stood still over one year at three-quarters of those covered by research.

Apr 30, 2012

Handshake5Qatar took a further step in building itself as a Middle Eastern asset management hub this week by announcing a strategic partnership with a division of Barclays Bank.

Apr 30, 2012

Emerging markets1Asian investors withdrew $4.1 billion (€3 billion) from funds investing in Brazil, Russia, India and China (Bric) in the seven months ending in January, according to Cerulli Associates. The outflows came from both equity and bond funds and were particularly heavy in Japan.

Apr 30, 2012

Mixed-chartMarket movements and currency appreciation in the six months ending 31 March drove a 9% rise in assets under management at Aberdeen Asset Management, even though the company suffered net outflows from its products during this time.

Apr 27, 2012

Salary-payThe consultation by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills on executive pay offers a “golden opportunity” to increase the powers of shareholders, says Fidelity Worldwide Investment.

Apr 27, 2012

PresentationUK fund managers Aberdeeen Asset Management, Kames Capital and Skandia Investment Group are to host a roadshow together in May and June that will focus on the management of investment risk.

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