NEWS

Jul 14, 2011

Life insuranceInvesting in traded US-issued life insurance policies could help generate returns in difficult conditions, because these investments appear to be negatively correlated with equities and bonds in down markets, according to boutique fund manager Managing Partners Limited (MPL).

Jul 14, 2011

Mixed-chartNet sales of Ucits bond funds leapt in May, while flows into equity funds shrank considerably, according to the latest data from the European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama).

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.

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