GLOBAL MARKETS UPDATE - MONDAY 21 NOVEMBER 2016
21 Nov 2016
The FTSE 100 rose 0.7% over the week.
UK inflation, as measured by the Consumer Prices Index slipped to 0.9% in October, down from 1% in September.
FWD'S WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INVESTMENT NEWS - 18 November 2016
18 Nov 2016
Donald Trump is expected to axe to some of the most unpopular investment regulation when he takes office in January, boosting profits at asset managers.
FWD'S WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INVESTMENT NEWS - 11 November 2016
11 Nov 2016
Brill Gross has said Donald Trump’s victory will fail to secure economic growth despite high government spending on infrastructure, contrary to the views of many on Wall Street.
FWD'S WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INVESTMENT NEWS - 28 October 2016
28 Oct 2016
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) failed to acknowledge widespread industry calls for a revision to the calculation of fund transaction costs in PRIPs, with just a fortnight remaining until the European Commission’s vote on whether to delay the controversial legislation.
FWD'S WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INVESTMENT NEWS - 21 October 2016
21 Oct 2016
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is set to commence a large-scale review of exchange-traded funds, amid concerns the rapid growth of ETFs may be increasing market volatility.
FWD'S WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INVESTMENT NEWS - 14 October 2016
14 Oct 2016
British fund companies rely on mainland European investors for 13% of their assets on average, according to new data, underlining the importance of maintaining access to the single market for the UK’s £5.7tn investment industry.
FWD'S WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INVESTMENT NEWS - 07 October 2016
07 Oct 2016
Deutsche Bank may float a minority stake in its asset management division to rebuild its capital buffers in the event of a USD 14bn fine from the US.
FWD'S WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INVESTMENT NEWS - 30 SEPTEMBER 2016
30 Sep 2016
The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II), due to be introduced in January 2018, will require firms to spend much of next year in preparation and will require the top 40 global investment banks and 400 global asset managers to spend $2.1bn, according to a report by IHS Markit and Expand.
FWD'S WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INVESTMENT AND INSURANCE NEWS - 23 SEPTEMBER 2016
23 Sep 2016
Talking to Bloomberg, Laurence Fink, CEO of BlackRock, said politicians need to address the anger and division felt in many countries, exemplified by Brexit and the US elections.
FWD'S WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INVESTMENT AND INSURANCE NEWS - 16 SEPTEMBER 2016
16 Sep 2016
Nine out of ten US equity funds underperformed their benchmarks in the year to the end of June. A report from S&P Global found that over the last decade 87.5% of US equity funds underperformed.