Introducing Brady Bonds, akin to Latin America’s in the 1980s, to Europe would represent a humiliating admission Europe's peripheral states are in essence emerging economies, but would be preferable to the current death by one thousand spending cuts,...
BlackRock is strengthening its senior management's experience in European fixed income, the most troubled but most important asset class for many clients, by appointing bond specialist Michael Krautzberger chief investment officer of its German unit....
Morningstar is to reveal quarterly returns of about three quarters of the world’s largest hedge funds – dubbed the ‘Billion-dollar Club’ - but only to institutional clients.
A comprehensive report of intermediaries and their clients in the Gulf region suggests that political instability is behind the noticeably short-term time horizons of local investors.
A group of European third party hedge fund marketers is planning to establish an association to represent their industry and set out a code of conduct, in a further sign of the $2trn industry regulating itself.
Moody's has cut its credit rating of Greece by three notches, placing it deeper into the junk category, on concerns it will not be able to stabilise its debt pile.
Genevan asset manager Reyl & Cie and emerging markets specialist Samena Capital have formed a joint venture to integrate their activities including wealth management, and hedge fund seeding in Asia.