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point launches FX solution for wealth managers

Mon, 10/12/2018 - 09:28

pointgroup (point) has entered the FX marketplace with a new digital foreign currency exchange and international payments platform, edgeFX. »

Global ETF launches for week beginning 03.12.18

Sun, 09/12/2018 - 11:09

This week’s new ETF launches provide a number of responsible investment opportunities with the addition of two funds to DWS Group’s ESG offering and a new green bond ETF from UniCredit. Lyxor meanwhile, debuted an inflation-linked government bond fund, while WisdomTree launched a new AI ETF on the LSE, and CICC listed the CSI Select 100 ETF on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange… »

Pareto Financial Planning ramps up adviser programme

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 18:12

Pareto Financial Planning is expanding its in-house training programme to help up-and-coming advisers accelerate their careers. »

Ursula Marchiono, BlackRock

Get your core in shape, urges BlackRock

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 12:43

Regulation, technology and evolving client needs demand a re-think of portfolio construction that will revolutionise the role of index strategies in portfolios, according to a note – entitled ‘Time to get your core in shape’ – from BlackRock’s Ursula Marchioni examining the new ‘active’ approach sweeping through European portfolios. »

PIMFA calls for suspension of the PRIIPs regime in the interests of investor understanding

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 09:32

PIMFA, a trade association for wealth managers and financial advisers, believes that information being provided to investors in accordance with the PRIIPs KID regime is doing them more harm than good and that the ESAs’ hastily-drafted proposals for amending KID performance scenarios are unlikely to improve the situation. »

Mark Mobius, Mobius Capital

Mobius Capital Partners appoints Northern Trust to support UK investment trust and Luxembourg SICAV

Fri, 07/12/2018 - 08:45

Emerging and frontier markets investment firm Mobius Capital Partners has appointed Northern Trust to provide a range of asset servicing and Integrated Trading Solutions to support the firm’s London-listed Mobius Investment Trust (MMIT.L) and Luxembourg Société d'Investissement à Capital Variable (SICAV), the Mobius Emerging Markets Fund. »

Vijay Advani, Nuveen

Nuveen launches quantitative strategies affiliate

Thu, 06/12/2018 - 21:01

Global asset manager Nuveen has launched Nuveen Quantitative Strategies, a new investment affiliate which will provide systematic investments and insights across equity and fixed income asset classes.   »

Thomas Beck, Avaloq

Avaloq and METACO implement crypto asset solution in partnership with Gazprombank

Thu, 06/12/2018 - 10:31

Fintech specialist Avaloq and crypto-asset custody infrastructure specialist METACO have entered into an innovation partnership with Gazprombank (Switzerland) Ltd, a Swiss bank, to implement their integrated crypto asset solution. »

Picture of ethereum coins

Bitwise launches liquid beta funds for bitcoin and ethereum

Thu, 06/12/2018 - 10:26

Bitwise Asset Management, creator of what it says is the world's first cryptocurrency index fund, has launched two new low-cost, liquid beta funds, holding bitcoin and ether exclusively.   »

Shalin Madan, Bodhi Tree

Bodhi Tree purchases minority stake in Sudrania Fund Services

Thu, 06/12/2018 - 10:15

Bodhi Tree Asset Management (Bodhi Tree) has purchased a minority stake in Sudrania Fund Services (Sudrania) as part of its strategy to create a scalable front to back-office multi-asset class solution for RIAs, Family Office, and Endowment model investors, all backed by cloud technology. »


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