NEWS

May 25, 2011

Finish_lineEdinburgh-based Standard Life Investments' (SLI) UK mutual fund range has broken through the £10bn (€11.46bn) barrier after a record-breaking tax year-end in 2011.

May 25, 2011

Citic_Securities_logoChinese brokerage Citic Securities hopes to sell 51% of China Asset Management Co (AMC), the country's biggest fund manager by assets under management (AuM), for at least RMB 7.6bn (€830m).

May 24, 2011

Fitch_Ratings_logoEuropean investors have remained relatively optimistic about the prospects of high-yield bonds, but their positive outlook is slowly fading as default rate forecasts are due to increase.

May 24, 2011

Arrow_downFirst-quarter inflows into long-term Ucits funds, which exclude money markets, were down a third to €39bn compared with the previous quarter, as cautious investors reined back investment in equity funds.

May 23, 2011

upward_graph_410When net fund flow figures for 2010 showed an unusually high concentration of new flows for a few companies and funds, people said it wouldn't last. But latest figures from Strategic Insight show that it has lasted and indeed intensified into the first quarter of 2011 at least.

May 23, 2011

HSBC_Glbl_Asset_MngmThe first fund to invest in Civets countries (Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey, and South Africa) has been launched by HSBC Global Asset Management.

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