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Jamie Dimon and Warren Buffett are strange champions for shareholder rights, says John Plender
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Lots of new capital is trying to get into art finance, says John Dizard

Fidelity latest to fall under ETF spell

Another active manager enters the exchange traded fund market

British MEP Syed Kamall

British MEP worries about bank bailouts

Syed Kamall warns securitisation ‘comes with health warnings’

Third more pensions choose infrastructure

Cash-strapped governments turn to institutional investors

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Aberdeen cuts fees on EM fund

Move comes amid EU investigation into closet tracking

Bitcoin stigma hobbles blockchain take-up

Asset managers unconvinced about the benefits of the technology

Risky bond fund leverage alarms IMF

Call for fund managers to be more transparent about derivatives

The odd couple of corporate governance

Jamie Dimon and Warren Buffett are strange champions for shareholder rights, says John Plender

Credit Suisse picks hedge fund ideas

Investment arm of the Swiss bank launches a ‘best ideas’ strategy

Calls to ‘name and shame’ closet trackers

Consumer groups want European regulator to identify index huggers

An investment trust to restore trust

Sophia Grene on aligning the interest of managers and investors

Lending against art has never been better

Lots of new capital is trying to get into art finance, says John Dizard

Is politics driving financial markets?

Central banks are under pressure to mitigate geopolitical risk, says Nicholas Spiro

The week: February 8

Nearly a sixth of equity funds in Europe have potentially been mis-sold to investors

Movers & shakers: February 8

Gerard van Olphen to lead APG, the Dutch pension manager

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