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      The week: July 6

      Makeover needed The image of financial services will remain tarnished in the minds of investors following the financial...

    2. June 25, 2015

      Responsible investment: Vice versus nice

      The movement to divest from fossil fuels has some powerful friends. Last month Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the world’s...

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      Market volatility continues to sow seeds of doubt in the minds of nervous investors...
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    1. June 18, 2015

      Asset manager calls for greater regulation

      The asset management industry should accept more regulation to counter rising concerns over deteriorating bond trading...

    2. June 17, 2015

      Plans to label big fund managers ‘systemic’ in jeopardy

      A global effort to label the biggest asset managers as “systemically important” and subject them to greater scrutiny is in...

    3. June 14, 2015

      Movers & shakers: June 15

      Lesley Williams is to become the first woman to chair the National Association of Pension Funds, which represents more than...

    4. June 14, 2015

      BlackRock wins Underground pension mandate

      BlackRock, the world’s largest fund company, has won a mandate to manage more than half the assets of Transport for London’s...

    5. June 11, 2015

      Architect of UK pension reforms Rupert Harrison joins BlackRock

      Rupert Harrison, architect of the government’s pension reforms, has taken up a job at a US fund management group where his...

    6. June 10, 2015

      Investors dump junk exchange traded funds as bond turmoil spreads

      Investors are accelerating their withdrawal of money from one of the riskiest areas of the US credit market, tracked by...

    7. June 8, 2015

      CLOs: retention wall

      Two ways to kill a dangerous market: choke off supply or choke off demand. US companies have had little trouble obtaining...

    8. June 7, 2015

      BlackRock takes another swipe at Pimco

      BlackRock, the world’s largest fund company, has taken a potshot at rival investment house Pimco as part of its plea to...

    9. June 2, 2015

      Asset managers’ push into bonds prompts regulatory scrutiny

      One word goes a long way to explaining why regulators are now focusing on big asset managers as they try to make the...

    10. May 31, 2015

      Top US fund managers attack regulators

      US fund managers have launched a new attack on global regulators as they fight a rearguard action against possible rules...

    11. May 24, 2015

      Shadow banks push for easing of loan caps

      A band of lenders within the shadow banking system is making a new push on Capitol Hill, seeking an easing of rules capping...

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      May 19, 2015

      FirstFT (the 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. The oil price plunge will curb output for years to come – global energy groups...

    13. May 18, 2015

      Why multi-boutiques are so on-trend

      It is the fastest-growing asset manager you’ve probably never heard of. Affiliated Managers Group, with some $638bn of...

    14. May 18, 2015

      Finance chiefs urge action on bubble fear

      A group of leading financial executives have urged authorities around the world to bolster their crisis-busting arsenals...

    15. May 17, 2015

      Fund houses back the boss too often

      BlackRock, Aberdeen and Schroders are among six asset managers ShareAction, the investor rights charity, has accused of...

    16. May 1, 2015

      Chart that tells a story — ETF growth

      What does this show? It’s the growth in exchange traded funds and products, in terms of both number and assets under...

    17. April 28, 2015

      BlackRock at odds with its investors over shareholder rights

      BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, is pressing companies in its portfolio to give their shareholders a right to...

    18. April 26, 2015

      Movers & shakers: April 27

      BlackRock, the world’s largest fund manager, has appointed Yoshiyuki Izawa as chairman and country head of Japan. Mr Izawa...

    19. April 24, 2015

      BlackRock enters UK pension drawdown market

      BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, has launched into the UK drawdown market with a product aimed at giving savers...

    20. April 24, 2015

      Ratings service launched for tracker funds

      FE Trustnet, a research firm, has launched a passive fund ratings service as tracker funds continue to grow in popularity....

    21. April 19, 2015

      BlackRock undeterred by spluttering US growth

      Fears about US economic growth spluttering to a halt have been overdone, according to the trio behind BlackRock’s Global...

    22. April 19, 2015

      Exchange traded funds celebrate 15th birthday in Europe

      Providers of exchange traded funds have a spring in their step as they mark the 15th anniversary of the product’s launch in...

    23. April 19, 2015

      Best-paid fund management chief executives revealed

      An ocean divides the offices of the chief executives at the biggest asset management houses in New York and London but a...

    24. April 19, 2015

      Movers & shakers: April 20

      ● Joanne Wheatley (pictured) has moved to Allianz Global Investors as head of UK institutional client services. Ms Wheatley...

    25. April 17, 2015

      Rob Leach stands down at BlackRock in reshuffle

      BlackRock’s Rob Leach, one of the most senior figures on the buyside in London, has left his role as head of European...

    26. April 16, 2015

      BlackRock stems outflows from active funds

      BlackRock, the world’s largest fund manager by assets under management, halted outflows from its problematic actively...

    27. April 14, 2015

      Cyber security start-up draws $100m in BlackRock-led fundraising

      Illumio, a cyber security start-up with personal backing from successful technology founders, has raised over $100m in a...

    28. April 12, 2015

      Ronald O’Hanley set for ‘more difficult job’ at State Street Global Advisors

      Big challenges await Ronald O’Hanley as the incoming chief executive of State Street Global Advisors, the $2.45tn asset...

    29. April 12, 2015

      Quarterly Review: European fund managers beat back US rivals

      European asset managers staged a fightback against their US rivals in 2014 in the best year for fund sales in Europe since...

    30. April 12, 2015

      Exchange traded funds make strongest ever start to a year

      The exchange traded funds industry made its strongest ever start to a year with net inflows of just under $96bn in the first...

    31. April 9, 2015

      Prosper’s valuation rises to $1.9bn in latest funding round

      Prosper Marketplace, the second-biggest peer-to-peer lender in the US, has closed a new financing round that has boosted its...

    32. April 6, 2015

      BlackRock chief Larry Fink warns on strong US dollar

      The steep rise in the US dollar risks undermining business confidence in the US and sending the country’s economy into a...

    33. April 3, 2015

      Pimco’s losses are Carlyle’s gain

      Carlyle, the private equity firm, has emerged as one of the big winners from management turmoil at Pimco, as bond managers...

    34. March 29, 2015

      BlackRock avoids accidental takeover of Australian engineering company

      BlackRock has avoided being forced to make an embarrassing takeover offer for an Australian engineering company after...

    35. March 26, 2015

      Bill Gross Pimco departure a possible ‘stress test’ for industry

      The shock departure of Pimco founder Bill Gross from the world’s largest bond fund was a real life “stress test”, which the...

    36. March 23, 2015

      European companies opt for late-stage private fundraisings

      Public investors are gearing up for an increase in private fundraising rounds by fast-growing European companies, following...

    37. March 23, 2015

      Euro money funds turn red

      Yields on virtually all euro-denominated money market funds aimed at institutional investors are likely to turn negative in...

    38. March 20, 2015

      BlackRock World Mining sorry for terrible year

      The troubled BlackRock World Mining investment trust has taken on a new co-manager, cut fees, imposed stricter investment...

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