NEWS

Nov 23, 2011

ConnectingOne of the Netherlands’ largest fund distribution platforms, Fundix, has joined the Calastone electronic transaction network to automate flows into cross-border funds.

Nov 22, 2011

ETFThe turbulent market conditions seen this year have boosted demand for exchange-traded funds that offer exposure to volatility.

Nov 22, 2011

Office_buildings1Commercial property values will hold up and not plummet as they did after the Lehman Brothers collapse of 2008 despite stock market volatility being similar to three years ago, says Invesco Real Estate.

Nov 21, 2011

SingaporeBarclays Wealth plans to expand its team of Hong Kong-based bankers and set up a greater China desk based out of Singapore, following a “four-fold” increase for its private investment banking services in the region.

Nov 21, 2011

Traffic_lightAfter 17 blissful years of unconditional love, the honeymoon period for exchange-traded funds (ETFs) finally ran out in 2011. The celebratory mood created by people praising the simplicity and cheapness of ETFs and similar exchange-traded products (ETPs) was soured after regulators, the media and some industry professionals started to question transparency and safety.

Nov 21, 2011

BoardroomThe former chief executive officer of State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has joined the board of directors at Multifonds, which provides software for fund accounting, portfolio accounting and transfer agency.

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