Shankar quits StanChart to set up PE fund

Lender’s head of Emea plans to start his own venture

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The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, leaves No.11 Downing street to deliver the last budget of the coalition. ©Charlie Bibby/FT
The forthcoming UK vote poses a particular challenge for pundits, writes Jonathan Davis
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US bond manager was voted only the 12th most popular fund management brand in Europe

Reserves in emerging markets shrink

Concerns over US policy trigger first fall in two decades

Investors pour into fixed income funds

Why strong equities are an incentive to keep buying bonds

Shareholder value not short-term profit

The biggest rewards should go to managers who think long-term, write Dominic Barton and Mark Wiseman

IMF report affirms dollar’s supremacy

Dollar resumes its downward pressure on the euro

UK brokers cautious ahead of election

Secondary commissions continue to come under pressure

Spain’s ‘bad bank’ Sareb doubles losses

Sareb has whittled its portfolio down to just over €44bn

Is asset management a systemic risk?

Effective regulatory crackdown may come too late

DPI closes Africa fund at $725m

Decade of high growth and record of returns attracts investors

Tilton charged with misleading investors

SEC claims Patriarch collected $200m in fees it had not earned

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