Jan 07, 2013

Pensioner with cane2013 will be a worse year than 2012 for funding challenges within UK defined benefit (DB) pension schemes, Towers Watson, a pension and investment consultancy, says.

Jan 07, 2013

ChopsticksThere is now more than $10 billion (€7.6 billion) invested in exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track FTSE’s China A50 Index, says the index provider, quoting Bloomberg data.

Jan 07, 2013

Desert oil pumps1The world’s largest oil exporter, Saudi Arabia, has raised its planned budget expenditure to 820 billion Saudi riyals (€166 billion), an increase of 130 billion riyals on the budgeted expenditure in 2012.

Jan 07, 2013

Handshake 3Vanguard Asset Management has recruited a former product specialist from iShares, the dominant provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Jan 03, 2013

Arrowgraph-upAll but three of the 46 markets tracked by S&P Dow Jones Indices made gains in December, helping to end the year with a global market gain of 14%.

Dec 20, 2012

gavellaw booksThe publication of rules for implementing new hedge fund laws means alternative investment managers are now in a better position to prepare for their July 2013 deadline.