Insurers Open Up to External Managers
As returns on sovereign bonds sink to their lowest, opportunities proliferate for managers to do business for the general accountsRead more.
FDI in China Rises 10.4%
Foreign direct investment (FDI) into China increased 10.4% year on year in the first two months of 2014, the governmentRead more.
40p Tax Rate
The Chancellor’s likely move not to give relief on the 40p tax rate in his BudgetRead more.
LSE Sees Increase in Retail IPO Activity
London Stock Exchange has welcomed seven new retail companies to its markets, raising £2.1bn, in the first few months ofRead more.
Food Retailers Feel the Aldi/Lidl Squeeze
Ahead of Sainsbury’s full year results, Michael Hewson takes a critical look at its performance and how the new kidsRead more.
Societe Generale to Sell Private Banking Activities
Societe Generale has agreed to sell to DBS its private banking activities in Singapore and Hong Kong, representing a totalRead more.
Traditional Broker/Dealers Adding Direct Platforms
New research from global analytics firm Cerulli Associates finds that traditional broker/dealers are considering a direct model.Read more.
DIV 50 Index Licensed to Deutsche Bank
STOXX Limited, a leading provider of innovative, tradable and global index concepts, introduced that the newly launched STOXX Europe LowRead more.
Time to Buy Emerging Markets Again?
Following the recent sell-off in emerging markets, there is a view developing that now is the time to invest.Read more.
UCITS Sales Increase Significantly in January
The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) has today published its latest Investment Funds Industry Fact SheetRead more.
Hedge Funds Up 1.83%
Hedge funds were up 1.83% in February, recovering from their losses in the start of the year as the MSCIRead more.
Embrace the Bull in the China Shop
A rise in negative investor sentiment towards China ignores a number of stronger positives and the long-term investment case remainsRead more.