NEWS

Dec 20, 2012

Corporate bubbleContinued declining yields may amount to a bubble in the corporate bond market that leaves investors dangerously exposed to a rise in interest rates, says ratings agency Fitch Ratings.

Dec 20, 2012

RomeThree-quarters of Italian pension funds say depositary banks will play a more important role in their industry once new rules from the state pension regulator are passed.

Dec 19, 2012

UBS branchUBS has been fined 1.4 billion Swiss francs (€1.2 billion) by authorities in three different countries for its misconduct relating to the London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor).

Dec 19, 2012

MonitoringBNP Paribas Securities Services is launching a fund monitoring and reporting service to help asset managers handle the demands of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (Fatca).

Dec 17, 2012

Pay increase1Investment companies, which are expected to become more attractive next year as the UK’s retail distribution review (RDR) comes into force, have on average gained 6%, according to the Association of Investment Companies.

Dec 17, 2012

Arrow up 2Global exchange-traded product (ETP) flows continued at a record-setting pace with $219 billion (€166.4 billion) through November, according to BlackRock's latest ETP Landscape report.

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