NEWS

Jul 04, 2011

Estate agent signsBanks are preparing for a major sell-off of commercial property assets in the UK in what will be the “defining theme” of the commercial property market in the coming decade, says Rob Martin, head of research at Legal & General Investment Management's property division.

Jul 04, 2011

ChinaAssets under management (AuM) in China's fund industry fell roughly 5% to Rmb2.3trn (€244bn) between the first and second quarters of the year, after two years in which AuM barely moved, according to Shanghai-based consultancy Z-Ben Advisors.

Jul 04, 2011

Oriental_mosaicThe first Islamic benchmarks to offer research-backed Sharia screening based on a globally accepted standards have been launched.

Jul 04, 2011

Arrow_up_2A surge in global private equity deals in Q2 2011 saw buy-outs reach highs not seen since before the collapse of Lehman Brothers.

Jul 01, 2011

Jaguar assembly plantThe UK manufacturing sector grew at its slowest pace in nearly two years in June, according to the Markit/CIPS Manufacturing PMI [purchasing managers index], which sank to 51.3, down from 52.0 in the previous month.

Jul 01, 2011

Cash_injectionGreece will receive a fresh cash injection of up to €85bn, which would include contributions from private investors, according to reported comments from Austrian Finance Ministry official Thomas Wieser.

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