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ETF assets globally reach close to USD4tn in first quarter of 2017

Deborah Fuhr, ETFGI

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 15:45

ETF data provider ETFGI reports assets invested in ETFs/ETPs listed globally reached a new record high of USD3.913 trillion at the end Q1 2017, surpassing the prior record of USD3.844 trillion set at the end of February 2017. ...Read more


Steve Lamarque, Hilbert

Hilbert secures FCA approval to expand offering

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 12:26

London and Paris based structured product firm Hilbert will be offering discretionary portfolio, investment and retail plan management services to its clients following approval by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to extend its permissions in the UK. »

Sandaire appoints COO

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 12:24

UK-based multi-family office Sandaire has appointed Andrew Waldren as chief operating officer (COO). »

Mann joins board of Momentum UK

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 12:23

Global investment firm Momentum UK has appointed Peter Mann as non-executive board director. »

Lombard International appoints global director of human resources

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 12:21

Lombard International, a provider of wealth structuring solutions, has appointed Sandra Locke to the new role of executive vice president, global director of human resources »

Robo-advice appeals to higher earners

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 12:18

The demand for robo-advice rises with income, despite it being widely seen as a low-cost financial advice solution, according to Deloitte, the business advisory firm. »

Artisan Partners launches Thematic Fund

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 12:16

Artisan Partners has launched the Artisan Thematic Fund (ARTTX) which is managed by Christopher Smith, founding portfolio manager of the Artisan Partners thematic team. »

Thomas Deinet, HFSB

How to protect one’s digital footprint

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 12:14

The way that fund managers protect their data goes far beyond thinking about the four walls of their office. The way we work has revolutionised in recent times, as technology advances, especially cloud technology, redefining what the workplace actually is. With wifi, cloud platforms, and mobile phones, a hedge fund CEO could, if they wished to, run their business from a beach in Martinique. But with every upside there is always a downside. And today, that means that protecting one’s perimeter has become a far greater challenge.  »

BlackRock reports global bond ETFs reached best quarter inflows

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 11:44

Stephen Cohen, Head of Fixed Income Beta at BlackRock, reports that the global bond ETF industry achieved its best quarter on record with USD44.5 billion inflows in Q1 2017, remaining resilient despite a widely-anticipated Fed rate hike in March. »

Lawrence Calcano, iCapital Network

iCapital Network expands online platform for accredited investors

Tue, 25/04/2017 - 08:44

iCapital Network has expanded its platform to offer investment opportunities and support to accredited investors. »


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