Dick Weil, chief executive of Janus Capital Group

Perkins and Janus launch income-focused balanced strategy

Janus Capital Group and Perkins Investment Management have launched the Perkins Value Plus Income Fund. »


New York

BMO Capital Markets hires five for US investment and corporate banking

BMO Capital Markets, the investment and corporate banking arm of BMO Financial Group, has hired five senior professionals in key areas of its US business, including M&A, business services and media, food, consumer and retail, and healthcare. »


Accounts

Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust NAV per share down 3.4 per cent

Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust’s net asset value per share fell by 3.4 per cent in the first half of 2010 to 294.4 pence. »


Emerging markets currency

Emerging markets funds see robust inflows in final week of July

A round of strong second quarter earnings reports from major US companies during the fourth week of July and generally favourably results from the stress testing of nearly 100 major European banks was reflected in the robust inflows posted by US, global emerging markets and Asia ex-Japan equity funds in the fourth week of July. »


Mark Rice, senior vice president and general manager of Tamale at Advent

Capital IQ and Tamale RMS data available via single dashboard

Advent Software, a provider of software and services for the investment management industry, is making Capital IQ and Tamale RMS data available via a single dashboard view. »


Ray D'Arcy, Interactive Data's president and chief executive officer

Acquisition of Interactive Data completed

Interactive Data, a provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions, has been acquired by investment funds managed by Silver Lake and Warburg Pincus. »


Tom Schreier, chief executive officer of FAF

FAF Advisors to be combined with Nuveen Asset Management

US Bancorp is taking a 9.5 per cent stake in Nuveen Investments and cash consideration in exchange for the long-term asset business of US Bancorp's FAF Advisors. »


Larry Doyle, Greenwich Investment Management

Larry Doyle joins Greenwich Investment Management as president

Greenwich Investment Management has appointed Lawrence W. Doyle as president and chief operating officer.  »


Bank counters

Europe’s banks remain fundamentally flawed, says Newton’s Raj Shant

Raj Shant, manager of the Newton Continental European Fund, says he is maintaining an underweight exposure to European banks and expects to continue to do so for the foreseeable future. »


Moscow

Russian economy continues to recover, says Verno

Verno Investment Management’s quarterly review of the Russian economy suggests that the macroeconomic picture continues to show signs of gradual improvement. »


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