Head of ETF strategy at French ETF provider exits as Arnaud Llinas is named global head of ETFs & Indexing in Paris
The Retail Distribution Review is already having an impact on structured products in the UK if new products launched this month are anything to go by
Retail Distribution Review forcing structurers and distributors to consider greater use of online platforms for trading structured products
Deborah Fuhr, Shane Kelly and Matthew Murray have formed ETF Global Insight, a consultancy that will offer independent advice to the global ETF community
The recent collapse in the value of dividends is a reminder of painful 2008 losses for dealers – but the industry says long positions will make money in any scenario short of catastrophe. Mark Pengelly reports
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BarCap launches Asia-Pacific convertible bonds index
Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) continue to hold up well in the face of the recent economic downturn, according to research on the industry covering the first quarter of 2009 by San Francisco-based Barclays Global Investors (BGI).
Deborah Fuhr, who previously headed exchange-traded funds (ETF) research at Morgan Stanley, has joined asset manager and ETF provider Barclays Global Investors (BGI) in a similar role.
London-based derivatives exchange Liffe is to list options on the iShares FTSE 100 and DJ Euro Stoxx 50 exchange-traded funds (ETFs), which are operated by San Francisco-based asset manager Barclays Global Investors.
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Barclays Global Investors (BGI) has hired Karen Prooth as managing director and European chief operating officer for iShares, the asset manager’s brand of exchange-traded funds.
London-based voice and electronic brokerage BGC Partners has appointed its own chief financial officer for the first time.
David Ridgway, head of group risk at Schroders in London, will leave the firm in mid-October to take a new post with Barclays Global Investors.
Barclays Global Investors has appointed James Blair as head of official institutions in Asia, excluding Japan.
The majority of corporate pension funds have yet to implement the use of derivatives in their risk management strategies, despite the recent drive towards liability-driven investments (LDI), according to a new survey of chief executives and treasurers...
The London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA), which manages total net assets of £3.2 billion for local authorities and other public sector bodies in the UK capital, plans to substantially revamp its investment strategy to make up for its liability deficit....
Barclays Global Investors has recruited several new senior managers as the firm grows and its previous head of equity investments resigns.
Barclays Global Investors (BGI), the San Francisco-based asset management arm of Barclays Bank, has made four hires in its fixed-income department in anticipation of the launch of new long/short fixed-income products fund.
UK pension funds' demand for foreign exchange management has risen sharply over the past year, as trustees and managers seek to limit risk and improve returns, reports RiskNews’ sister publication, FX Week .