NEWS

Nov 15, 2010

welder_manufacture_410More investment by US and foreign multi-national companies to make the US a production base for exports could help reduce the national trade deficit in the coming years, says Joseph G. Carson, US economist and global economics research director at AllianceBernstein.

Nov 15, 2010

Office_buildings1Citigroup sold its real estate investment management business to private equity firm Apollo Global Management for an undisclosed sum.

Nov 15, 2010

Globe_AsiaUBS Global Asset Management, the asset manager and fund administration provider, said it is to develop 'on-the-ground' services in the Asia-Pacific (Apac) region in response to client requests. The firm said the move will also help it capture the region's growth potential.

Nov 15, 2010

airborne_bike_risk_410Risk transfer deals by corporate pension schemes reached £9bn by September this year and, according to consultancy Hymans Robertson, a storm of new deals is due to flood the market.

Nov 15, 2010

misys_sophisSoftware provider Misys acquired Sophis, a capital markets software vendor, in an effort to strengthen its buy-side solutions and boost its fund manager clientele.

Nov 08, 2010

Angel_cherub_410If, like me, you are concerned that the UK chancellor, George Osborne, bears more than a passing resemblance to the angel of death, you will be interested (and perhaps relieved) to learn that Britain is no longer fertile territory for Attila-the-Stockbroker type financial services providers.

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