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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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GPIF to be unshackled by Japan’s pension fund reforms, says NRI and Cerulli

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 12:00

Japan’s pension funds’ asset management reforms will enable the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) to individually set its own operational targets in accordance with its individual objectives. »

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Asset manager Union Investment adds OTAS Technologies to its trading processes

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 11:30

Asset manager Union Investment has successfully added the OTAS platform to its portfolio management process. OTAS Technologies is a decision support partner to the world’s largest global institutions.  »

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Torstone completes implementation of Inferno back office system to support Liquidnet’s business in Japan

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 11:00

Liquidnet has partnered with Torstone to consolidate its back office technology by replacing multiple systems within one modern, sophisticated, international platform. »

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BMO Global Asset Management launches Alternative Strategies Fund

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 10:00

BMO Global Asset Management has launched the BMO Alternative Strategies Fund, which seeks to provide investors with an additional source of portfolio diversification and return over varying market environments. »

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OTC Markets Group launches new OTCQX Indexes

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 09:00

OTC Markets Group has launched the OTCQX Composite Index, the OTCQX US Index and OTCQX International Index, benchmarks for measuring the performance of transparent, investor-friendly US and international companies on the OTCQX marketplace. »

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Netagio launches USD and EUR Bitcoin order books in response to customer demand

Thu, 18/12/2014 - 06:00

Bitcoin exchange Netagio has launched additional USD and EUR order books on its already established Bitcoin/GBP exchange, which originally launched in July 2014.  »

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Swiss & Global Asset Management appoints State Street to provide investment servicing solutions for USD70bn in assets

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 20:00

State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) has expanded its relationship with Swiss & Global Asset Management (Swiss and Global) to provide a range of investment servicing solutions for USD70 billion in assets. »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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2015 a pivotal year for global markets

Mon, 22/12/2014 - 09:57

Standard Life Investments, the global investment manager, believes that 2015 has all the hallmarks of a pivotal year for global financial markets. Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy, Standard Life Investments, comments… ... »

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Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 09:58

Read how managed accounts platforms are now catering to a wide spectrum of investor needs, from straightforward commingled funds to sophisticated infrastructure solutions for the largest institutional investors. And the rise of liquid alternatives means that onshore funds - UCITS, AIFs and '40 Act funds - are becoming just as popular as offshore funds... »

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Global assets under management* of the private real estate industry have reached USD742bn, an all-time high for the industry, and up from USD697bn as of the end of 2013. Preqin’s Andrew Moylan takes a look at the latest stats on the industry. ... »

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S&P Capital IQ Special Report

In this report S&P Capital IQ examines how credit events can impact on the price of equities. The results are compelling. The report looks at the relationship between credit indicators and equity back-tested returns. ​ ... »

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