NEWS

Apr 02, 2012

Arrow up 2Emerging market equity funds posted their first net outflows of the year in the final week of the first quarter, but still finished with net inflows of more than $25 billion (€19 billion) for the three months, said data provider EPFR Global. It is the best opening quarter since these funds attracted more than $30 billion at the beginning of 2006.

Apr 02, 2012

Wall_streetThe recent revival in stock markets boosted US small cap performance, said Brown Advisory, a Baltimore-based fund manager with $29 billion (€22 billion) under management.

Mar 30, 2012

DragonAssets under management in China's funds industry will grow 13.6% a year to reach RMB4.6 trillion (€550 billion) in 2015, according to Cerulli. But the research firm warns the country is getting more difficult for foreign asset managers to access.

Mar 29, 2012

DealRothschild & Cie Gestion has signed a deal with investment advisory firm Koris International to distribute investment products based on risk-budgeting techniques developed by Koris to private bank and institutional clients in France.

Mar 29, 2012

Wage_cutUK financial advisers that charge less than £100 (€120) an hour, nearly a quarter of UK advisers, stand to lose 40% of their income when the retail distribution review (RDR) bans saving and investment product commissions.

Mar 29, 2012

IndicesMSCI is launching a set of five indices that track developed-market companies which get a high proportion of their revenues from emerging markets. The indices include firms such as Nestlé, a Swiss-domiciled company that gets just 2.15% of its revenues from Switzerland and 35% from emerging markets.

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