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Money managers, markets relieved by Scotland's 'no' vote
trueScotland's “no” vote on independence was met Friday with a sense of relief among money managers and markets.
Vontobel appoints emerging markets bond portfolio manager
trueValentina Chen was named a portfolio manager on Vontobel Asset Management’s emerging markets fixed-income team.
Russia: Assessing the risks and opportunities
trueRussia has been dominating global headlines in recent months and not for the reasons you'd like to see as an investor or potential investor.
Norway city taps Storebrand as manager for new pension fund
trueThe municipal council in Asker, Norway, hired Storebrand Asset Management to run the operation and investment management of its newly established pension fund.
European outlook brightens, manager survey finds
trueMoney managers' outlook on European equity markets improved in September, said Bank of America Merrill Lynch's monthly fund manager survey.
GTIS Partners selects head of international capital markets
trueDietrich Heidtmann was named managing director and head of international capital markets at GTIS Partners.
Advent Capital picks head of European business development
trueRobert Gourlay was named managing director and head of European business development at fixed-income alternative investment specialist Advent Capital Management.
S&P reclassifies Greece, Qatar and UAE as emerging markets
trueS&P Dow Jones Indices is reclassifying Greece, Qatar and United Arab Emirates as emerging markets as part of its annual reclassification on Sept. 22.
Schroders chooses chief for Europe product and manager solutions
trueHenriette Bergh joined Schroders as head of Europe product and manager solutions, ex-U.K., a spokeswoman said.
Uncertainty reigning prior to Scottish vote
trueMoney managers, consultants and investors are for the first time being forced to take seriously the potential for a breakup of the United Kingdom.
AXA in advanced talks to sell Hong Kong pension fund unit
trueAXA SA, France's largest insurer, is in advanced talks with bidders including Manulife Financial to sell its pension fund unit in Hong Kong.
European Commission names financial supervisory commissioner
trueLord Jonathan Hill of Oareford was named commissioner for financial stability, financial service and capital markets union at the European Commission.
Siguler Guff hires EMEA managing director
trueRemy Kawkabani was named managing director and head of Europe, the Middle East and Africa at private equity manager Siguler Guff & Co.
Lyxor hires senior investment professional for New York office
trueKunjal Shah was named senior investment professional by hedge funds-of-funds manager Lyxor Asset Management.
ECB's new asset purchases could total €2 trillion
trueThe European Central Bank announced Thursday it would begin purchasing asset-backed securities and covered bonds in an effort to prop up the region's economy and spur inflation. According to a Citi report, the eligible assets could potentially total more than €2 trillion of the eurosystem's €14.1 ...