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Reaction to FCA comment on crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending

Mike Gordon, Rutherford Wilkinson

Fri, 09/12/2016 - 11:43

Commenting on the FCA’s statement on new rules for crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending firms, Rutherford Wilkinson technical director Mike Gordon says it shows how far the sector has to go before it meets the same regulatory standards as other lenders such as banks. ...Read more


Renaud Froissart, Quaero

European stock markets more challenged as long term government bond rates climb, says Quaero

Thu, 08/12/2016 - 10:15

The valuation of European stock markets is proving less attractive than previously, notably because of higher long term government bond rates, according to Renaud Froissart, manager of the Quaero European Long Short Equity Fund. »

Ken Heinz. HFR

HFR reports hedge funds up in November on back of Trump win

Thu, 08/12/2016 - 07:48

Hedge fund data provider HFR reports that hedge funds advanced in November, as the surprising victory of Donald Trump in the US Presidential election drove expectations for renewed growth, infrastructure spending and reduced regulation. »

Accelerated Digital Ventures launched

Wed, 30/11/2016 - 13:44

Legal & General Capital (LGC), the principal investment arm of Legal & General Group, with Woodford Investment Management and the British Business Bank, has invested in Accelerated Digital Ventures (ADV), a new venture platform funding digital businesses across all stages of the funding cycle, from entry to exit. »

First equity investment from PIPs MSIF

Wed, 30/11/2016 - 13:36

The infrastructure investment manager founded by pension schemes for investment in by pension schemes, Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PIP), has seen its multi-strategy fund (MSIF) make its first investment. »

Julie Winkler, CME

The Royal Mint and CME to build digital gold product on blockchain tech

Tue, 29/11/2016 - 09:45

The Royal Mint, a 1,000-year-old institution owned by HM Treasury, has teamed up with derivatives marketplace CME Group to launch a digitised gold offering called Royal Mint Gold (RMG), heralding a new way for traders and investors to trade, execute and settle gold. »

Accessing infrastructure through ETFs

Tue, 29/11/2016 - 09:16

Tapiwa Ngwena, ETF Investment Strategist for SPDR, comments that recent events have brought an emphasis on infrastructure investment to the fore. »

SyndicateRoom publishes growth hunter study

Fri, 25/11/2016 - 08:42

The online investment platform, SyndicateRoom, which allows individuals to invest alongside the professionals, has published its study ‘Rise of the Growth Hunters’. »

Infrastructure head welcomes autumn statement

Thu, 24/11/2016 - 10:10

Patricia Moore, (pictured) UK Head of Infrastructure for Turner & Townsend, has commented on the infrastructure points raised in the Autumn statement. »

Emerging market hedge funds hit new record level

Fri, 18/11/2016 - 10:26

Latest data from hedge fund data providers HFR shows that Emerging Markets (EM) hedge funds ended the third quarter at a new record asset level, eclipsing the prior record from the second »

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