Hedge funds bet on Argentine recovery

YPF (Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales) gasoline tanks are seen in Rio Gallegos, Santa Cruz, some 2500 kms south west of Buenos Aires, on October 23 2011
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Groups buy into country’s energy, banks and telecoms companies

Asset managers may escape systemic label

Regulators may lift a threat hanging over BlackRock and Fidelity

Schroders plc offices
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Schroders defies passive investment trend

Asset manager’s strong results contrast with rival Aberdeen

BES shares tumble after order to raise capital

Portuguese central bank also said former executives could face legal action

Toscafund to set up US office

Latest UK hedge fund to expand across Atlantic

BNP suffers record loss after US fine

Paris-based lender reports second quarterly loss in its history

Alibaba talks could price Snapchat at $10bn

Wide valuations after speculative discussions on stake

Barclays revamp remains work in progress

Investors welcome signs cost cuts and restructuring are working

Easy credit conditions benefit the few

Danger signs despite improving economic conditions in Europe

Juncker considers creating financial services tsar

London fears tilt of policy towards eurozone

Jupiter reports strong inflow of capital

Worries over costs mar fund manager’s success as share price hit

Carlyle profits up 92% amid sell-offs

Private equity house narrowly misses expectations

UK bankers feel shortchanged by bonus clampdown

Industry worried about red tape, enforcement and competition

Russian bank VTB defiant over sanctions

Moscow markets rise despite EU and US measures

UK ban upheld on fund manager Micalizzi

Italian academic was behind $550m hedge fund that collapsed

CRT Capital faces Keydata lawsuit

Brokerage played ‘pivotal role in a major international fraud’

Klépierre to take over Corio in mall deal

Combined group to have 182 shopping centres

Europe’s investment banks fight back

Some banks are regaining ground from US rivals in trading debt and currency instruments

UK bankers face tough bonus clawbacks

Bank of England regime to stamp out misconduct

Hedge fund tycoon versus the apocalypse

Singer’s warning on electromagnetic pulse he dreads


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