Sweden attacks Norway’s oil fund

Lear jet on tarmac

Questions over lack of oversight at companies fund invests in

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Local women arrive for a function hosted by Lesetja Kganyago, South Africa's reserve bank governor, to launch a collection of new rand banknotes bearing his name in his home village of Moletjie Ga-Maribana, South Africa, on Friday, June 19, 2015. South African policy makers have kept borrowing costs unchanged since July to help support an economy that's been hit by strikes and power cuts. Photographer: Dean Hutton/Bloomberg ©Bloomberg
Mutual fund assets should surpass $1tn by the end of 2020 as rising prosperity boosts demand
Fruit vendor Angel Sanchez stands at his roadside stand in San Juan March 24, 2014. Like Sanchez, more than a quarter of Puerto Rico's economy is informal, some studies say, from large companies evading taxes to individuals selling items for cash at roadside stands. Officials are wrestling with how to bring the underground economy out of the shadows and onto the tax rolls without creating such an onerous financial burden that thousands of small and medium businesses can't survive. Picture taken March 24, 2014. To match Insight USA-PUERTORICO/UNDERGROUND-ECONOMY REUTERS/Ana Martinez (PUERTO RICO - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS EMPLOYMENT) - RTR3KHVF ©Reuters
Puerto Rico is indeed distressed, but it is not some ‘American Greece’, says John Dizard

More legal woes for ship-fuel supplier

Denmark’s largest pension funds have sued OW Bunker for $120m

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Equality struggle for Japan’s ‘womenomics’

Plan to up female corporate representation may be too ambitious

Profits and costs surge at asset managers

Staff pay, regulation and complexity of products drive costs

Keith Skeoch, CEO of Standard Life investments.

Reshuffle makes Standard Life ‘expensive’

Insurer drifts even closer to asset management under new boss

A warm default with good air links

Puerto Rico is indeed distressed, but it is not some ‘American Greece’, says John Dizard

The trouble with predicting the end

Jonathan Davis is struggling to guess how long the bull market has left to run

Look beyond hopeless African stereotype

Rising prosperity will boost demand for pensions and insurance

Carl Rosén, chief executive of the Swedish Shareholders’ Association

Sweden fights ‘industry’s dirty secret’

Chief of shareholders’ association can handle corporate enemies

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Cloud hangs over Masters of the Universe

The growth in asset management has created the risk of a liquidity illusion, says David Oakley

Pension funds’ LDI love affair continues

Use of liability-driven investments increased 29 per cent in 2014

The week: June 29

Pension funds and life assurers could be forced to cut payouts

Goodbye Australia, hello China at Invesco

Lower commodity prices and monetary easing prompt changes

EU money funds spring regulatory leak

New low-volatility structure could curtail short-term finance

The societal cost of a passive shift

Natasha Landell-Mills on the impact of less active management

Movers & shakers: June 29

Star manager Ed Legget to move from Standard Life Investments to rival fund house Artemis


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