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1Sharpe Capital passes USD1bn in capital

Fri, 20/04/2018 - 09:41

Asset manager 1Sharpe Capital has passed over USD1 billion in assets and commitments. »

Selina Sy, Preqin

Sovereign wealth fund assets surge in 2018

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 09:04

Sovereign wealth funds have seen a resurgence in the growth of their assets over the past 12 months, according to the 2018 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  »

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Black Rock reports USD55bn in long-term net inflows in Q1

Fri, 13/04/2018 - 08:01

Black Rock has reported USD55 billion in long-term net inflows for the first three months of 2018 – USD57.3 billion and USD3.2 billion from clients in the Americas and Asia-Pacific regions, respectively, which were partially offset by net outflows of USD5.9 billion from clients in EMEA. »

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EQS Group AG records 16 per cent sales increase in 2017

Wed, 11/04/2018 - 09:17

EQS Group AG has finished the 2017 business year with a significant sales increase, achieving new record revenue figures for the eighth successive time. The Group achieved a sales increase of 16 per cent, up to EUR30.36 million. »

ETFs grow to second largest turnover segment on SIX Swiss Exchange

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:20

March 2018’s figures from SIX Swiss Exchange reveal that in the first quarter of 2018, for the first time ever, ETFs were the second-largest segment in terms of turnover.  »

Ned McGuire, Wilshire Consulting

Wilshire Consulting estimates over one per cent decrease in aggregate funded ratio of US corporate pension plans in March

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 10:18

The aggregate funded ratio for US corporate pension plans decreased by 1.6 percentage points to end the month of March at 86.8 per cent, yet remains up 3.6 percentage points over the trailing twelve months, according to Wilshire Consulting. »

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BMA reports increase in reinsurance registrations

Tue, 03/04/2018 - 09:26

The Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) has experienced a recent uptick in reinsurance registrations. »

Ken Froot, State Street

Investor confidence up by 4.8 points in March to 111.9

Wed, 28/03/2018 - 09:09

The State Street Global Investor Confidence Index increased to 111.9, up 4.8 points from February’s revised reading of 107.1. »

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Equity markets saw strong end of year performance, says CAMRADATA

Wed, 28/03/2018 - 09:03

Equity markets continued to rally over the final quarter of 2017 with Japan and Asia ex-Japan stocks leading the charge, according to CAMRADATA, a provider of data and analysis for institutional investors. »

Jos Dijsselhof, SIX

SIX Swiss Exchange announces three listings in four working days

Tue, 27/03/2018 - 10:24

The Swiss Exchange has seen four new listings in a period just four working days – ASMALLWORLD, Sensirion and Medartis – marking the highest frequency of listings on the exchange since the year 2006. »


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