Local pensions waste millions on fees

Vast discrepancy in management costs between UK schemes

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Borse Dubai took a stake in the London Stock Exchange in 2007 ©Bloomberg
Retail investors appear to be growing more cautious and avoiding risk when it comes to equities
A broker monitors share prices while trading at a brokerage firm in Mumbai May 13, 2014. Indian shares rose as much as 2.2 percent on Tuesday, a third consecutive record high, as stocks of companies focussed on the domestic sector surged after exit polls showed the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies winning a majority in the elections. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS ELECTIONS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) ©Reuters
From simple indicator to actual strategy, the product has become big business

Pimco drops out of top-10 brands

US bond manager voted 12th most popular in Europe

The money keeps rolling in to hedge funds

Large investors remain as keen as ever on the industry

BlackRock avoids embarrassing takeover

Fund house almost forced to bid for Australian takeover

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, leaves No.11 Downing street to deliver the last budget of the coalition.
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The bookmakers’ guide to the election

The forthcoming UK vote poses a particular challenge for pundits, writes Jonathan Davis

Damien Frawley

Rugby and small dogs give QIC the edge

Fund chief plays to win in the Australian infrastructure game

Baillie Gifford prefers Hong Kong

Manager adopts wait and see approach to mainland Chinese equities

Outsmarting the professionals

Retail investors appear to be growing more cautious on equities

Regulators in doomsday prediction contest

Watchdogs compete to sound the scariest warnings about the fund industry, says Steve Johnson

ANTHTH Tokyo Japan Buddhist in traditional costume Ginza

Ageing populations and currency wars

We all know old people are annoying. But do they also destroy our monetary system, asks John Dizard

Stock indices chase bigger fee formula

From simple indicator to actual strategy, the product has become big business

German pensions face demographic time-bomb

Fears that retirement reforms will push up employee contributions

Movers & shakers: March 30

Newton appoints Catherine Booth as institutional business development manager


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