Events in peripheral Europe and slow growth in other developed markets have left many investors sitting on cash or maintaining current ETF positions
Paris-based exchange-traded funds provider Ossiam will finish its first round of listings in London next week
The computational requirements of Solvency II are driving the need for more computing power and data storage accessible on a scalable basis. Early adopters are leveraging cloud computing for their Solvency II implementation. Others are taking a more cautious approach, waiting for the industry to address key concerns such as security before they to embrace computing.
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Citi fund enables investors in Brazil to explore non-local underlyings while retaining the comfort of an investment in their home currency
Investors should avoid dumping risky assets despite concerns over slow growth and eurozone debt, according to a BarCap report, as opportunities may arise in equities and credit later this year
iShares has listed an exchange-traded fund in London in response to institutional demand for access to emerging market bonds and currencies
Consolidation among Spanish savings banks has temporarily stalled structured products distribution, but many believe larger distribution channels will eventually result from the mergers
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.