• US federal reserve

    The end of QE: focus shifts to low rates

    The ending of quantitative easing (QE) will be a relief to some, but investors will now start to figure out what the prolonged low interest-rate environment means.

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  • Gustavo Lozano

    Pioneer Investments snaps up mandate from Mexican pension fund

    Pioneer Investments has snapped up a $400 million (€317.7 million) European equity mandate from Mexican pension fund manager Afore Banamex.

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  • Dubai

    Middle East sovereigns accelerate push to alternatives

    Every Middle Eastern sovereign wealth fund plans to increase its exposure to real estate in the year ahead and most also plan to increase their allocations to private equity, says a

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  • Mixed-chart

    Strong asset management results despite Q3 losses for Deutsche

    Deutsche Asset and Wealth Management (DeAWM) has recorded an increase in income for the third quarter (Q3) of 2014, while the bank that owns

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  • LSE group

    WisdomTree Launches European ETFs on London Stock Exchange

    A US-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) provider has launched its first smart beta products in Europe on the London Stock Exchange (LSE).

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