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Joint SWIFT/EFAMA report shows encouraging increase of fund processing standardisation

The  today published in cooperation with SWIFT, a new report aimed at tracking industry progress on the evolution of automation and standardisation rates of fund orders received by transfer agents (TAs). The report focuses on the cross-border fund centres of Ireland and Luxembourg in the first half of 2014. »


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USD, euro MMFs increase exposures to European banks in Q3 2014, says Moody’s

Credit profiles remain stable, but maturities lengthen in euro and sterling funds Paris, November 26, 2014 --  »


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CFTC provides no-action relief from clearing requirement for swaps entered into by eligible treasury affiliates

The US CFTC has issued a no-action letter providing further relief for eligible treasury affiliates that enter into swaps that are subject to the clearing requirement in section 2(h)(1) of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA) and part 50 of the CFTC’s regulations.   »


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Humboldt pushes for socially responsible investments

Humboldt State University (HSU) is greening up its endowment, taking a leadership role in higher education by further divesting from fossil fuels and adopting a broad definition of socially concerning sectors to be avoided.  »


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DAX licensed to Fortune SG for first passive index fund in China

Deutsche Börse has licensed DAX to Shanghai-based fund company Fortune SG Fund Management Co to serve as the basis of the first index fund to be developed in China. »


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Netbank to create integrated wholesale business

Nedbank Group is integrating Nedbank Capital and Corporate into a single client-facing, wholesale business cluster offering the full spectrum of wholesale products under one brand and one leadership team.  »


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AMP Capital positions business for continued growth

AMP Capital is making changes to its leadership team to reflect the business’s updated growth strategy and to continue to meet the needs of clients around the world. »


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3 December is ICAP Charity Day

ICAP’s is holding it’s latest Charity Day – the single biggest annual fundraising event in the financial sector – on 3 December, when ICAP staff, customers and suppliers come together to raise money for a host of charities. »


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Defusing the fiscal time-bomb

Standard Life Investments, the global investment manager, is warning that the public finances of developed countries are still vulnerable to an economic shock unless more is done to boost growth and reduce debt.  »


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Traditional institutional asset management industry sees USD22.7 billion net inflows in Q3

Coming back from USD80 billion in outflows in the second quarter of this year, the global traditional institutional asset management industry saw net inflows of USD22.7 billion in the third quarter of 2014.  »


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