Despite recovery in the US jobs market, wages are set to lag for some time yet according to the views of BNP Paribas.
The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority FINMA has now appointed Peter Giger as deputy CEO, completing the appointments to its executive board.
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM) has announced that it will standardise the names of its investment products under the ‘Deutsche' label as of August 2014.
Pan-European financial advisory firm CR Investment Management has announced that its Transaction Advisory Group advised on the sale of CityTower Offenbach to Publity AG.
Frankfurt-based Bethmann Bank has announced that it will extend its existing range of services to external asset managers (EAMs).
Union Investment has now launched two new funds, UniKonzept: Portfolio and UniKonzept: Dividends.
Standard Life Investments has confirmed its acquisition of Ignis Asset Management from a subsidiary of Phoenix Group Holdings for £390m.
Transparency, excellent risk management and humility are key attributes in a fund manager says Iris Grümm, senior fund selector at Vienna-based Erste Bank.
Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has launched a trade repository reporting offer for OTC derivatives, servicing multi-counterparties and multi-asset classes, under the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).
US asset manager Alger Associates Inc has announced the formation of UK based subsidiary Alger Management Ltd, and the appointment of Kirk Hotte as head of international sales, in a bid to expand its global asset management operations.
Conservative Portfolio Management (CCPM), a Bad Homburg, Germany based asset manager has launched TriStone UI, a new multi asset fund within its existing range of absolute return funds.
German business confidence declined in June from 110.4 to 109.9 points compared to May and reached a 6 month low, according to the monthly Ifo business confidence index.
The results of the latest European elections send a clear message of un-happiness, suggests Didier Saint-Georges, member of the Investment Committee at Carmignac Gestion.
Cristian Enachescu, managing director of Golder Germany argues that German companies are undervalued due to overzealous environmental accounting.
The annual CFA UK conference, which took place on 12 June in London, addressed how to deliver value in the current low interest climate.
Swiss Life Asset Managers has announced the opening of a Munich office in order to expand its asset management branch to Germany.
Societe Generale Private Banking Hambros (SGPB Hambros), the UK wealth management arm of Societe Generale Private Banking, has launched its new advisory division with nine hires.
BNP Paribas has published views of its COO Philippe Bordenave on how best to finance Europe's recovery, as well as views on the outcome of the recent European Elections, and on the Russian economy.
A report published by German fund manager Sauren Fonds Service, argues that the “interest rate trap” will deliver lower yields. Report contributor Matthias Weinbeck (pictured), a fund analyst for Sauren, highlights key strategies for investors facing...
The Swiss cantonal banks' joint venture Swisscanto has announced the launch of a new high yield corporate bond fund, Swisscanto (LU) Bond Invest Secured High Yield, as of 27 June 2014.
Following the announcement of further ECB liquidity measures, the German stock market index DAX has briefly surpassed the 10,000 mark for the first time in history.
Sandra Crowl, member of the Investment Committee at Carmignac Gestion, says the changes to policy announced by the ECB give oxygen to a slowly recovering European economy.
Radical measures set scene for positive effect on investors, JP Morgan AM’s Stephanie Flanders says of Draghi play
Stephanie Flanders, chief market strategist, UK and Europe at JP Morgan Asset Management, says the measures announced by ECB president Mario Draghi were more than expected, setting the scene for a positive reaction on behalf of investors.
Tanguy Le Saout, head of European Fixed Income, says the manager's European Investment Grade Fixed Income Team is overall pleased with the announcements from ECB president Mario Draghi.