NEWS

May 14, 2015

TaxThe Capital Markets Union (CMU), a European measure to boost growth by more efficient allocation of people’s savings, is hindered by a proposed tax on securities transactions, a top fund management body says.

May 14, 2015

European flagsThe majority of European bonds saw their spreads widen this week after a sell-off in both Europe and the US following a fresh issuance of US Treasuries.

May 14, 2015

Shanghai Hong Kong Stock ConnectHedge funds have explored territory where Ucits funds feared to tread. China-focused hedgies have enthusiastically participated in the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect programme, a stock market trading link, figures suggest.

May 13, 2015

Risk1As the threat of cyber attacks continues to grow, financial service firms are increasing the amount they spend on risk management.

May 13, 2015

Software platformTullett Prebon Alternative Investments (TPIA), a subsidiary of interdealer broker Tullett Prebon, has launched a screen-based matching engine that will facilitate transactions in alternative investments.

May 13, 2015

Survey1The majority of retail investors across many countries expect a 12% return from investments over the next 12 months, despite investing mainly in low risk assets, a survey from fund manager Schroders indicates.

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