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.

Nov 08, 2010

Pension_old_woman_410Pension fund trustees in the UK must spend more time on investment matters if problems such as underfunding are to be challenged, consultants say.

Nov 08, 2010

Eggshell_emergingGlobeUK retail investors’ emerging market equity investments are “too low”, according to Baring Asset Management (BAM).

Nov 08, 2010

Globe_AsiaRoyal Bank of Canada (RBC) is broadening its Asian footprint through the acquisition of the wealth management business of Fortis Wealth Management Hong Kong.

Nov 08, 2010

Dominic_rossi_410Fidelity International has hired former Gartmore CIO Dominic Rossi as its global CIO for equities.

Nov 08, 2010

new_building_block_410Aviva Investors launched an absolute return fund that will take advantage of the pricing inefficiencies created during the rebalancing of equity indices.


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Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Finding managers that can (and do)

Apr 18, 2017

Fabrice Kremer, a fund selector at Banque de Luxembourg Investments, has berated fundamental managers for failing to beat indices, but he remains committed to active funds. He speaks to Nick...

JERSEY INTERVIEW: ‘A steady sort of place’

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The chief executive of Jersey Finance is keen to portray the island as a stable, trustworthy jurisdiction. He talks to George Mitton.


ROUNDTABLE: The issue is perception

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Our panel discuss tax transparency, the elegance of private placement and why Jersey could do more to promote itself. Chaired by Tom Cowsill in Saint Helier.


Mar 07, 2017

Funds Europe speaks to leading Luxembourg industry figures about the growing regulatory demands on asset servicers and how to remain profitable in spite of major investments in technology.