Jan 04, 2010

Modified rapture seems to be the name of the game as 2009, a year of highs and lows, draws to close.

Dec 09, 2009

Fund directors should be required to interpret their fiduciary responsibility as relating to the fees their shareholders bear, suggests a new report from Lipper on charging in the European fund management industry.

Nov 11, 2009

Today in Europe we are celebrating the fall of the Berlin Wall – or at least those of us who are old enough to remember it are. According to a leader in today's Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 'Generation Unification' – those born after 1989 – hardly knows who built the Wall or why.

Sep 02, 2009

Fund groups that sell cross-border benefited most from the resurgent European appetite for emerging-markets funds in evidence in the first half of 2009, according to new report from the research group Lipper released on 28 August. Cross-border groups booked €12bn from record emerging-market fund net sales of €15bn in the first six months of 2009 with JP Morgan, Barclays and Société Générale leading the field.

Aug 27, 2009

fionaname1.jpgHSBC has become became the latest firm to announce its entry into the European ETF market. The bank has launched an ETF based on the FTSE 100 that is domiciled in Ireland and listed on the London Stock Exchange. It is registered for sale in the UK and further registrations in a selection of mainland European countries are planned.

Aug 19, 2009

The sun is shining brightly this morning here at my personal HQ in Glasgow (I’m lying, of course), but in the European fund industry it is still somewhat hidden behind the clouds. That, at least, is what latest monthly figures from the fund research firm Lipper FMI suggest.


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Industry heavyweights, including agent lenders, discuss issues affecting the securities lending sector such as regulation and the types of collateral being used.