04/02/2012

AIMA expresses concern about new European Commission AIFMD

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund trade association, has expressed concern about the European Commission’s new draft text for the implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIF

03/30/2012

New issuer added to Navesis‐ETF

Following the successful launch of Navesis‐ETF in February, and a move into Emerging Markets this month, there are now almost 200 products live on the platform, covering ETFs, ETCs and Fixed Income products. The trading platform continues to widen its off

03/30/2012

Former non-exec in £9m Arden bid

Arden – which is run by chairman Howard Flight and chief executive Jonathan Keeling – said that, while trading in the first four months of its financial year had been satisfactory, it had an uncertain outlook for the second-half of the year.

03/30/2012

RHJI's Kleinwort Benson AUM rise 10.6 pct

The Belgian company previously had large holdings in Japanese firms but began a transformation towards becoming a financial services group after the purchase of Kleinwort Benson from Germany's Commerzbank in 2009.

03/29/2012

NYSE Euronext plans own futures clearing house

The move to launch its own clearing unit next year and start moving business off LCH at that point comes after NYSE's rival, the London Stock Exchange, entered exclusive talks to acquire LCH in September last year.

03/29/2012

Bank of China unit applies to London Metal Exchange

It will be the first bank from China, the world's largest consumer of industrial raw materials, to become a member of the exchange that is the world's biggest marketplace for metals including copper, aluminium and nickel.

03/29/2012

Cable seeks fund managers to guide green investment

The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills’ UK Green Investments team is looking for experienced fund managers to run investment accounts of up to £100m to invest in the green economy.

03/28/2012

UK broker set to take over Hoare Govett index‎

Globally, the outperformance of small caps has strengthened during 2012 as investors have re-examined the merit of small caps investing, in line with the return of investors' risk appetite.