Janus Capital Group launches Asian and Japanese equity funds

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Fri, 19/12/2014 - 12:00

Janus Capital Group has launched two new Asia-focused funds and two new Japan-focused funds, under a sub investment management agreement with DIAM International. ...Read more

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STOXX licenses STOXX Global 1800 Travel & Leisure Index to Daiwa Securities

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 20:00

STOXX Limited has licensed the STOXX Global 1800 Travel & Leisure Index to Japan’s Daiwa Asset Management Co  for an active, non-listed mutual fund.  »

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Amundi recruits two experts in emerging market debt

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 19:00

Amundi has added two experienced hires to the firm’s emerging market debt team in London. »

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Clearstream appoints Standard Chartered Bank to service Middle Eastern currencies

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 15:00

Clearstream has confirmed the appointment of Standard Chartered Bank as Cash Correspondent Bank (CCB) for Middle Eastern currencies. »

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S&P publishes criteria for pension plan risk assessments for Project Finance transactions

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 09:00

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has published new criteria covering "Single-Sponsor Pension Plan Risk Assessments For Project Finance Funding Commitments." »

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Janus launches INTECH Emerging Markets Managed Volatility Fund

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 14:45

Janus Capital Group has launched the INTECH Emerging Markets Managed Volatility Fund, which seeks to provide excess return over a full market cycle with up to 45 per cent less volatility than the MSCI Emerging Markets Index. »

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Deutsche Bank wins fund services mandate from First Reserve

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 14:15

Private equity and infrastructure investment firm First Reserve has awarded Deutsche Bank a fund services mandate. »

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Reform in Asia will have a positive impact on dividend returns, says ING IM

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 13:49

Institutional investors believe the current reforms across Asia (excluding Japan) – from India, Indonesia, China and Korea – will have a positive impact on dividend returns in the region.    »

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Acadian Asset Management Hires strategist to support marketing and client service team

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 13:30

Acadian Asset Management has hired Seth Weingram as Senior Vice President, Strategist to the Marketing and Client Service team. »

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State Street names Michael F Rogers as President and COO

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 12:45

State Street Corporation has appointed Michael (Mike) F Rogers (pictured) as president and chief operating officer (COO). He will continue to report to Jay Hooley, chairman and CEO of State Street. »

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Reform v growth in China

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