NEWS

May 31, 2012

family_savingsState Street Global Advisors has won a mandate to manage £1.5 billion (€1.9 billion) with a combination of passive equity and fixed income strategies for Family Investments, a mutual organisation that helps to manage British families' savings.

May 28, 2012

Pension old woman 410European pension funds will continue selling out of equities and buying alternative assets over the next 12 months, research shows. The reduction will be mostly in domestic equity allocations.

May 28, 2012

Calculating_valueChurch House Investment Management is launching a fund based on value investing, which aims to buy established stocks that have been undervalued by the market.

May 28, 2012

ConsolidationBlackRock has consolidated the trading data for its various European exchange-traded funds (ETFs) under its iShares brand so investors can gain information about products sold on multiple exchanges quicker.

May 28, 2012

Private bankingPortfolios that invest in private markets as well as equities and bonds can achieve better returns for less risk, although the complexity of these investments has put off many institutional investors, says consultancy Towers Watson.

May 28, 2012

Thumbs_up_hopeThe European Central Bank’s (ECB) attempt to bolster eurozone banks prompted positive flows into asset managers’ Ucits funds in the first quarter of the year.

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