Achieving Private Equity Returns, Minus the Drawbacks
From Ben Warwick's QES Investments, an ETF and a mutual fund seeking to mimic the performance of PE without many of its pitfalls.
Will U.K.’s Entry Into Islamic Finance Help Boost Growth?
The U.K intends to enter the world of Islamic finance with the issuance of an Islamic bond and the creation of an Islamic index.
SEC Enforcement Roundup: Sister Charged With Illegally Tipping Off Brother
Among recent enforcement actions taken by the SEC were charges against a woman for illegally tipping her brother about quarterly earnings data from the firm she worked for.
Aberdeen Asset Management Acquires Artio Global for $175M
The U.K.-based global asset manager continues its growth plan in U.S. with the acquisition of a $14.3 billion firm and looks to further its reach with BDs and RIAs.
Vanguard Posts Record Cash Inflow of $130B
The figure exceeds the previous industry record of $129.6 billion set in 2008 by JPMorgan, according to Strategic Insight data.
IPOs Could Get Easier in U.K.
The U.K. is considering mimicking key provisions of the U.S. JOBS Act, including offering more lenient rules on IPOs.
Singapore Exchange Denies It Will Buy London Stock Exchange
A report in Britain’s Daily Telegraph on Thursday that the Singapore Exchange was in talks to buy the London Stock Exchange was denied by the former on Friday.
Top Portfolio Products: New Corporate Bond ETF From iShares
Global X launches MLP ETF, and AdvisorShares plans Global Echo sustainable ETF launch in May.
Global X Goes ‘Permanent’
Of all the investment strategy funds that have recently debuted, it was just a matter of time before the ETF industry would launch a “Permanent Portfolio” fund. In February, New York-based Global X Funds introduced the Global X Permanent ETF (PERM).
Occupy Wall Street Turns One Month Old, Goes Global
President Obama has spoken sympathetically of the leaderless protest movement, Republican candidates have criticized it, Paul Krugman speaks of the group's positive potential while rioters in Rome attest to its destructive potential...