Johannes Jooste, chief market strategist EMEA at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, says the recent plunge in gold prices is linked to investor concerns over broader global economic strength and notable falls in other non-precious metal commodities.
Bill O'Neill has left Merrill Lynch Global Wealth and Investment Management to join UBS.
Johan Jooste, chief market strategist at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management EMEA, says that although recent US GDP data disappointed, the underlying economic trends point to stronger labour market and activity data.
World equity markets saw in the New Year with an exuberant bounce on the back of an 11th-hour agreement between the major US political parties to both raise taxes and cut social benefits, but already investors are questioning whether the deal is enough....
The outcome of political elections to be held in Italy at the beginning in 2013 to appoint the new prime minister is still very uncertain, and is weighting as a relevant risk factor on financial markets.
Wage growth in Russia, prompted by the country’s recent accession to the World Trade Organisation, is boosting consumer demand, making the consumer sector an attractive investment opportunity.
Swiss private banking firm Julius Baer Group is aiming to reduce its combined staff base by up to 17% in more than 50 locations, following the acquisition of Merrill Lynch's international wealth management business outside the United States.
Sberbank of Russia has hired Vlada Gosal from Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) as managing director for debt capital markets in its investment banking team.
Bill O'Neill, chief investment officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa at Merrill Lynch Wealth Management believes that Spain's bailout is a formality following the latest moves by the ECB on eurozone sovereign debt.
Swiss bank Julius Baer Group has revealed it is in discussions with Bank of America Corp concerning Merrill Lynch's international wealth management business outside the United States.
Bill O'Neill, chief investment officer, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management EMEA, discusses the likelihood of a Greek exit from the eurozone.
Rising Chinese salaries and US wage stagnation are causing factory repatriation and a US ‘manufacturing renaissance’, managers and allocators say.
Camradata Analytical Services and BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research have launched ESG Geographic Portfolio Analysis to help institutional investors identify environmental, social and governmental (ESG) exposure in their international exposures.
Now that concerns surrounding the "disorderly" collapse of Eurozone sovereign debt markets are dissipating, investors have found a new worry - the rocketing oil price.
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management has appointed five financial advisors to its Middle East operations to be based in Dubai and Beirut having poached several new staff from HSBC Private Bank.
The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority has appointed Benjamin Weston as global head of alternative investments, joining from Helvetica Wealth Management, a company controlled by Credit Suisse and the State of Qatar.
Knut Ramel has written a no-holds-barred book on his 30 years as an investment banker, working for a number of the world’s biggest financial firms as their Nordic expert.
As one of the industry’s veteran macro traders retires, hedge fund allocators tell InvestmentEurope who they think could take his place.
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Todd Ruppert, president of International Investment Services at T. Rowe Price International Ltd, is one of five new Corporate Member Representatives at EFAMA, the European Fund and Asset Management Association. Ruppert, who joined T. Rowe Price in 1985,...
America's Och-Ziff Capital Management Group is the latest hedge fund manager to make its expertise available to Europe's retail investors by launching a Ucits compliant product with Bank of America Merrill Lynch.