NEWS

Jan 31, 2012

Hand-shake-femaleDutch pension giant APG and Dutch bank ABN Amro have won a licence to create a premium pension institution (PPI) called Pensional that will aim to manage defined contribution schemes.

Jan 30, 2012

emerging shoots 410Emerging market equity funds accounted for nearly half the $8.6 billion (€6.5 billion) of net inflows absorbed by equity funds in the week ending 25 January, says data provider EPFR.

Jan 30, 2012

PensionersGlobal institutional pension fund assets in the world's 13 major markets increased 4% to $28 trillion (€21 trillion) in 2011, according to research from consultancy Towers Watson.

Jan 30, 2012

Pension planThe Pension Protection Fund (PPF) in the UK aims to appoint a panel of specialist bond managers as it seeks to broaden its fixed income investing strategy.

Jan 30, 2012

Chinese_lanternsMirae Asset Global Investments is launching seven exchange-traded funds (ETFs) targeting sectors and trends in the Asian market. The vehicles are part of the Mirae Tiger ETF Series, which is intended to give passive investors a range of tools for accessing Asia.

Jan 30, 2012

Arrow_up_2Assets under management by T Rowe Price rose 8% in the final quarter of 2011 to finish the year on $489.5 billion (€370 billion). The company attributed the gain to net cash inflows of $1.1 billion plus market appreciation and income of $34.9 billion.

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