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IDB launches USD500m education, youth and employment bond

Citi has priced a USD500 million four-year education, youth and employment (EYE) bond on behalf of The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), which was created with the support of Citi Microfinance. »


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Carmignac Group will soon have access to Chinese domestic market

Carmignac and BNP Paribas IP are the only two companies in France, and in the eurozone, to have been granted a Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (RQFII) licence. »


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Long-term MFs and ETFs attracted USD32.6bn new flows in August, says Morningstar

Long-term mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) attracted USD32.6 billion of new investor cash in August driven by strong flows to international-stock funds and demand for fixed income, according to figures released by Morningstar. »


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Citi launches Total Touch equities trading offering in Europe

Citi is launching Total Touch, its block equities offering designed to make it more efficient for institutional investors to execute block trades in the European market. »


Tax

PwC appoints asset management tax director

PwC has appointed Bradley Phillips as an asset management tax director. »


Hans Schlaikier, Hedgeweek

Long/short equity and macro hedge funds offer best Asian investment opportunities… Hedge fund AUM hits another record…

Institutional investors performing due diligence on Asia-Pacific focused hedge funds may be best served homing in on long/short equity and macro strategies. »


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Unigestion launches Private Asset Allocator tool

Unigestion has launched a tool which provides a framework for allocating between private assets on a systematic and quantifiable basis. »


Currency cogs

C-View launches systematic FX programme

UK currency manager C-View Limited has launched the C-View Stelrox Systematic Currency Program in conjunction with Stelrox Capital Management. »


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Graystone Consulting adds Midwest institutional consulting team

Graystone Consulting, a business of Morgan Stanley, has hired The Brice Group, a team of seven investment professionals to serve institutional and individual clients in the Midwest. »


Emerging market

Prudential Investments launches Prudential Jennison Emerging Markets Equity Fund

Prudential Investments has launched the Prudential Jennison Emerging Markets Equity Fund (PDEAX), which seeks to add broad diversification and growth potential to investor portfolios by tapping the expertise of its veteran team of portfolio managers. »


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