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Tesco to compensate investors over £250m accounting error

Tue, 28 Mar 2017By

UK supermarket also faces potential £129m fine over error in 2014 trading update

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Testing the Brexit downside: MSCI's best and worst-case scenarios

Mon, 27 Mar 2017By

MSCI examines impact on globally diversified portfolios from three hypothetical Brexit scenarios

Cass Business School's "monkeys" beat the market cap index

Why 2016 made a monkey out of market-cap indices

Fri, 24 Mar 2017By

Academic research pits passive benchmarks and smart beta against randomly generated stock indices

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Bats Europe launches Brexit indices

Wed, 22 Mar 2017By

Bats Brexit 50/50 indices designed to reflect impact of Brexit on UK companies

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Managers await US fiscal stimulus after rate hike

Thu, 16 Mar 2017By

Investors expect two more increases this year but barriers remain

Road sky clouds horizon long-term distance

Analysis: Long-term investors – all talk, no walk?

Wed, 8 Mar 2017By

Research went looking for long-term investors, but came up empty-handed, finds Sue Rust

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Financial regulation failing to improve stability: survey

Tue, 28 Feb 2017By

Third of financial services professionals say recent regulation having little to no impact on financial stability 

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European authorities allow leeway on new derivatives rules

Fri, 24 Feb 2017By

Decision taken as pension funds and other institutions struggle to meet 1 March deadline 

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Investing In European Equities: Worrying times

April 2017 (Magazine)By

Political uncertainty in Europe poses dangers and offers  opportunities. Joseph Mariathasan investigates

Asset Allocation: Defining Europe for investors

April 2017 (Magazine)

Investors looking to invest in European equities have to decide on what countries to include as well as exclude, as their choices could have significant impacts on portfolio performance, finds Joseph Mariathasan

Financials regain some lustre

April 2017 (Magazine)By David Turner

Investors are becoming more positive about financials as they stand to gain from stronger growth and higher inflation, finds David Turner  

Pure Group: Sensitivity of selected European equity funds to macro factors

April 2017 (Magazine)By Patrick Murphy

The chart data shows the sensitivity of the five largest European equity funds to changes in economic factors: European default spreads, European term spreads, European inflation and volatility of European stocks

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Investing In High-Yield Bonds: Is the party winding down?

March 2017 (Magazine)By

Brendan Maton finds there is some wariness about how long high-yield debt will continue to offer good returns in the current environment, although investors still find the asset class attractive

Expect surprises in European high yield

March 2017 (Magazine)By

Joseph Mariathasan assesses the European high-yield market at a time when political risks are set to dominate investors’ thinking

Crossover credit: Filling the gap

March 2017 (Magazine)By

Joseph Mariathasan sees opportunities in crossover credit

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UK Pensions: Eyes on the real world

April 2017 (Magazine)

Investment decisions should be made with a long-term, realistic view of the world, argues Carl Hitchman

Accounting: The inflation challenge

April 2017 (Magazine)By

Stephen Bouvier looks at the complications pension plan sponsors face when calculating the pension liability of their schemes under IAS 19

Accounting: Are pension expenses ‘faked’?

April 2017 (Magazine)

Alfred Gohdes offers a personal view on an approach to reduce pension cost under US GAAP and IAS 19

Europe: Managing geopolitical risk

April 2017 (Magazine)By

European investors face an unprecedented array of political risks over the next few months. Daniel Ben-Ami reports 

India: Tax net benefits from bold move

April 2017 (Magazine)By

Joseph Mariathasan finds India’s recent demonetisation exercise has caused some economic pain but it has also greatly increased the number of taxpayers in the country 

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