NEWS

Mar 30, 2012

DragonAssets under management in China's funds industry will grow 13.6% a year to reach RMB4.6 trillion (€550 billion) in 2015, according to Cerulli. But the research firm warns the country is getting more difficult for foreign asset managers to access.

Mar 29, 2012

DealRothschild & Cie Gestion has signed a deal with investment advisory firm Koris International to distribute investment products based on risk-budgeting techniques developed by Koris to private bank and institutional clients in France.

Mar 29, 2012

Wage_cutUK financial advisers that charge less than £100 (€120) an hour, nearly a quarter of UK advisers, stand to lose 40% of their income when the retail distribution review (RDR) bans saving and investment product commissions.

Mar 29, 2012

IndicesMSCI is launching a set of five indices that track developed-market companies which get a high proportion of their revenues from emerging markets. The indices include firms such as Nestlé, a Swiss-domiciled company that gets just 2.15% of its revenues from Switzerland and 35% from emerging markets.

Mar 29, 2012

Survey1Industry communication about the dangers of synthetic exchange-traded funds (ETFs) has led investors to underestimate the risks attached to physically replicating products, according to an annual ETF survey by the Edhec-Risk Institute.

Mar 29, 2012

Market stallSpanish asset manager March Gestión is launching a fund that will invest solely in family businesses, which it claims are likely to be solid, stable and focused on long-term objectives.

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