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Andy Sloan, Guernsey Finance

Guernsey Green Finance and UK Green Finance Initiative foster collaborative approach

Tue, 21/05/2019 - 14:42

Guernsey Green Finance and Green Finance Initiative have confirmed their mutual support and commitment to collaboration in the promotion the development of green and sustainable finance. »


BTIG Asia-Pacific appoints Head of Client Relationship Management

Tue, 21/05/2019 - 14:40

BTIG Asia-Pacific has expanded its senior leadership team with the appointment of Trevor Harrison, Chief Executive Officer of BTIG Singapore, as Head of BTIG Asia-Pacific Client Relationship Management.  »

Stefano Durdic, TNS

TNS launches dark fibre upgrade

Tue, 21/05/2019 - 14:37

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has upgraded and expanded its network capacity to include dark fibre connectivity in the strategically important New York Triangle, giving traders ultra-high-speed access to market data and TNS’ financial community of interest. »

Steve Foresti, Wilshire Consulting

Institutional investors confident about navigating future volatility, says Wilshire survey

Tue, 21/05/2019 - 10:47

Institutional investors are self-assured when it comes to navigating the next bout of market volatility, according to a new survey conducted by Wilshire Associates (Wilshire) with roughly 95 per cent of the 75 institutional investors surveyed reported being at least somewhat confident in their organisation’s readiness to successfully navigate market volatility.  »


OpenFin appoints former Goldman Sachs MD as European CTO

Tue, 21/05/2019 - 10:45

OpenFin has appointed Tim Dinsdale as European CTO. Reporting to OpenFin’s President and COO, Chuck Doerr, Dinsdale will be responsible for leading the firm’s technology efforts across the region, expanding OpenFin’s London-based development team and driving OpenFin’s desktop services initiatives globally, including OpenFin Layouts.  »

Eoin Fahy, KBIGI

KBIGI study finds growing appetite for impact investing

Tue, 21/05/2019 - 10:42

A new KBI Global Investors study exploring institutional investor views on the public/private approach to impact investing has identified a well-established and rapidly growing appetite for this type of investment, with 78 per cent of respondents confirming that they are already investing in the impact space (21 per cent in public equity, 21 per cent in private equity/, and 35 per cent in both).   »


Northern Trust strengthens Foundation & Institutional Advisors Practice

Tue, 21/05/2019 - 10:24

Northern Trust Wealth Management has appointed Mike Paull as Regional Director of the firm’s Foundation & Institutional Advisors (FIA) practice in its Chicago headquarters.  »

Man with loud hailer

Vienna Stock Exchange expands ATX index offering with new Short Indices

Tue, 21/05/2019 - 10:22

The Vienna Stock Exchange has begun calculating new Short Indices based on the Austrian Traded Index (ATX). The new indices with a leverage of -12 and -15 are based on the ATX Total Return which takes into account the dividend payments of its index members.  »

Jean Marie Dumas, Amundi

Amundi launches a new ‘Buy and Watch’ fund family within Amundi Fund Solutions SICAV

Mon, 20/05/2019 - 14:29

As part of a new range of solutions for the distribution market, Amundi has launched the first fund in a new ‘Buy & Watch’ fund family, Amundi Fund Solutions SICAV, which is designed to offer investments with an income objective through an annual coupon. »

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Stonehage Fleming’s flagship fund passes USD1bn mark

Mon, 20/05/2019 - 10:22

Assets under Management (AUM) for the Stonehage Fleming Global Best Ideas Equity Fund have passed the USD1 billion mark. »


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