Robert Litterman

Commonfund names new board chair

Robert Litterman has been elected chair of the Commonfund board of trustees. »


Index

Qatari Stock Exchange dividend yield 105.7 per cent higher than S&P 500 index

Buoyed by USD165bn of government spending on infrastructure and development projects, Qatar’s economy is building momentum and diversifying away from oil and gas.  »


Clouds

BT targets complex trading strategies with Netrix HiTouch

BT has launched a cloud-integrated solution for financial markets designed to keep traders in control of increasingly complex trading strategies and demanding client relationships. »


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Evercore Wealth Management opens office in Florida with three new partners

Evercore Wealth Management has opened an office in Florida to serve high net worth individuals, families and related institutions with integrated financial planning and investment management. »


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Aleksander Jakima named conducting officer of Atlantic Fund Services Luxembourg

Aleksander Jakima has been appointed as the conducting officer of Atlantic Fund Services in Luxembourg, responsible for operations management. »


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Transparency ‘most important indicator of effective equity investor stewardship’

A high degree of transparency and reporting is the most important indicator of effective equity investor stewardship, a survey conducted by First State Investments at its annual Responsible Investment and Stewardship Forum found. »


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North MaxQ Macro UCITS Fund launched on the MontLake UCITS Platform

ML Capital, investment manager to the MontLake UCITS Platform, has launched the North MaxQ Macro UCITS Fund. »


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Gazprombank AM launches two UCITS funds focused on Russia

Gazprombank Asset Management has launched two new UCITS funds – The GPB Russia Equities Fund and The GPB Russia Fixed Income Fund. »


Mutual funds

Tortoise Capital Advisors launches open-end mutual fund

Tortoise Capital Advisors has launched the Tortoise Select Opportunity Fund, an open-end mutual fund that has a dedicated focus on select opportunities across the energy value chain and beyond. »


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SSgA appoints three to Intermediary Business Group

State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) has made three appointments to its Intermediary Business Group (IBG) in the UK, Italy and Benelux. »


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