• EU

    Fund managers increase Europe weightings

    Fund managers are warming again towards Europe following recent monetary policy easing by the European Central Bank (ECB).

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  • Scottland vs Britain

    Analysts fear the worst after Scottish independence

    Financial analysts have generally focused on the negative effects of Scotland seeking independence from the UK after a referendum on September 18.

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    Passive funds beat active funds once again – research

    Passive funds outperformed active funds by 4.73% on average over five years ending April, in 14 asset classes, according to research by Charles Stanley Pan Asset.

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    Schroders hires head of Europe product manager solutions

    Schroders has appointed Henriette Bergh to the newly created role of head of Europe product and manager solutions, excluding the UK.

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  • Greece

    S&P echoes MSCI with index revamp

    S&P Dow Jones Indices will reclassify Greece from a developed to an emerging market and promote the UAE and Qatar from frontier to emerging markets on September 22.

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