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Lombard Odier Investment Managers and ETF Securities launch smart beta ETF

Beverly Chandler

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 10:19

Lombard Odier Investment Managers and ETF Securities have today listed their emerging market local government bond ETF on the London Stock Exchange. ...Read more

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Signature Family Wealth Advisors appoints CIO

Signature Family Wealth Advisors appoints CIO

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 13:34

Virginia-based Signature Family Wealth Advisors has appointed David Jallits as Chief Investment Officer. In his role, Jallits will be primarily responsible for leading the firm's investment strategy and research team.  »

WCM is new subadvisor for RidgeWorth International Equity Fund

WCM is new subadvisor for RidgeWorth International Equity Fund

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 13:26

WCM Investment Management has assumed subadvisory responsibilities for the RidgeWorth International Equity Fund (STITX), effective 1 September, 2015. »

Allianz Life promotes Todd Hedtke to SVP, CIO

Allianz Life promotes Todd Hedtke to SVP, CIO

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 10:25

Allianz Life Insurance Company has promoted Todd Hedtke (pictured) to senior vice president and chief investment officer for Allianz Investment Management (AIM) US. »

Principal Financial Group completes AXA Hong Kong pension business acquisition

Principal Financial Group completes AXA Hong Kong pension business acquisition

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 10:23

The Principal Financial Group has acquired AXA’s Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) and Occupational Retirement Schemes Ordinance (ORSO) pension business in Hong Kong. »

Sprott hires Dennis Mitchell as Senior Portfolio Manager and Senior Vice President

Sprott hires Dennis Mitchell as Senior Portfolio Manager and Senior Vice President

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 07:54

Sprott Asset Management has appointed Dennis Mitchell as Senior Portfolio Manager and Senior Vice President, pending regulatory approval.  »

HSBC’s FASTrak provides foreign portfolio investors with faster access to India

HSBC’s FASTrak provides foreign portfolio investors with faster access to India

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 16:19

HSBC has launched FASTrak, a simplified one-stop solution that significantly reduces Indian market entry challenges for foreign investors. »

Investors should look for ‘unreasonable’ investments, says Kames Capital

Investors should look for ‘unreasonable’ investments, says Kames Capital

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 14:39

Investors need to step away from stocks which purport to offer ‘growth at a reasonable price’ and instead focus on opportunities which others find ‘unreasonable’, Kames Capital’s Pauline McPherson (pictured) says. »

Royal Bank of Canada (Suisse) SA becomes Banque SYZ Suisse SA

Royal Bank of Canada (Suisse) SA becomes Banque SYZ Suisse SA

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 14:37

SYZ banking group has completed its acquisition of Royal Bank of Canada (Suisse) SA, seven weeks after the deal was first announced. »

Cornerstone joins LPL Financial’s broker-dealer platform

Cornerstone joins LPL Financial’s broker-dealer platform

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 14:36

Cornerstone Wealth Strategies (Cornerstone) has joined LPL’s broker-dealer platform and will provide fee-based advisory services through Financial Advocates Investment Management, an independent RIA on LPL’s hybrid RIA platform.  »

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Wealth Adviser Awards 2015

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