NEWS

Jul 13, 2011

Canary Wharf3Fears that financial services professionals would leave London en masse for other international finance centres appear to have been overblown, according to a survey published today.

Jul 13, 2011

Edhec-risk_institute-logoImposing a tax on speculative transactions could jeopardise liquidity, reduce the value of some securities and create a headache for regulators to enforce, according to an open letter from the Edhec-Risk Institute to European regulators.

Jul 12, 2011

London Stock Exchange groupFrench asset manager Ossiam is offering its exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on the London Stock Exchange for the first time, starting with four products that track European and US equity indices.

Jul 12, 2011

LaunchTwo Ucits equity funds were separately announced on Monday, one looking to benefit from the emerging markets and the other focusing on US small caps.

Jul 11, 2011

Pension_old_woman_410Pension funds continue to diversify their portfolios with nearly $1trn (€700m) allocated to alternatives last year, an increase of 16% compared with 2009, according to research by Towers Watson and the Financial Times.

Jul 11, 2011

Lipper_logoEuropean fund sales, excluding money market funds, halved to €13.2bn between April and May as cautious investors channelled money out of equity funds, according to figures from Lipper.

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