NEWS

Apr 13, 2017

Frontier marketJupiter Asset Management is to target small-cap and frontier markets for their “compelling combination” of dividends and growth, the firm said as it launched an income investment trust today.

Apr 13, 2017

Rio_de_JaneioroBrazil took the widely expected move of cutting its interest rates yesterday after a large fall in inflation, but the cut was smaller than expected and central bankers are expected to remain dovish.

Apr 12, 2017

Real_estate2Invesco Real Estate has entered into a joint venture focusing on investment in private rented residential properties.

Apr 12, 2017

Mergers_and_aquisitionJTC Group, a Jersey-based provider of fund services, has moved into the Netherlands with the acquisition of the trust company New Amsterdam Cititrust (NACT).

Apr 12, 2017

International_Stock_ExchangGermany’s financial regulator has allowed German Ucits funds to invest in the Guernsey-based market for listed securities, known as The International Stock Exchange (TISE).

Apr 12, 2017

UK_real_eastateMany people in ‘Generation X’ – those aged 35-54 – plan to use property to help finance their pension, a study among UK adults found.

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Sponsored Profiles

SPONSORED FEATURE: Alternative thinking

Mar 16, 2017

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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’

Mar 21, 2017

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

Roundtables

ROUNDTABLE: The issue is perception

Mar 21, 2017

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.

ASSET SERVICING ROUNDTABLE: Under pressure

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.