Oct 31, 2011

Global payAsset manager remuneration increased by an average of 18% over the last year and company salary bills increased by an average of 4%, according to PriceWaterhouse Coopers.

Oct 25, 2011

14.10 HandshakeSovereign wealth funds are increasingly seen as valuable partners to companies hoping to expand, according to a survey by BNY Mellon. Nearly 60% of the 650 companies surveyed said they meet sovereign wealth funds, up from 47% last year.

Oct 24, 2011

Liquidity-squeezeBritain's Treasury Select Committee has raised concerns that new regulation will limit bank liquidity and hamper the economic recovery.

Oct 21, 2011

Squeezing_orangeTransaction and trade reporting requirements will squeeze margins and selling certain financial instruments to clients will become more difficult as new regulation is about to be implemented, PriceWaterhouse Coopers (PwC) warns.

Oct 10, 2011

Calculating_feesMore equity funds than bond funds have raised their fees in the past ten years, and the increases have been higher too, according to Lipper.

Oct 10, 2011

ShipFrench funds are outflowing across many asset classes and the country's closed market means distribution is locked down by the big players. No wonder top CEOs are looking abroad. George Mitton reports.

Oct 10, 2011

Patrick-ColleThe CEO at BNP Paribas Securities Services tells George Mitton about adopting an Anglo-Saxon mentality, pursuing global growth, and the revolution in over-the-counter derivatives clearing.

Oct 10, 2011

AcronymsAn uneasy mood afflicts the French custodian banks as the eurozone crisis continues to generate fear. The big players are divided over where to find global growth, but they hope regulation will offer new opportunities. George Mitton reports.

Oct 10, 2011

FrictionEveryone has a role in reducing fund expenditure, says Martyn Cuff of Allianz Global Investors. But the industry must also make consumers aware that 'frictional costs' have already been greatly limited over the past 25 years.

Oct 10, 2011

M_FeargrieveMatthew Feargrieve, partner and team leader of the Funds and Investment Services practice in the Zurich office of Appleby tells us about a new regulation for hedge funds directors.