GLOBAL MARKETS UPDATE - MONDAY 24 October 2016
24 Oct 2016
The FTSE 100 slid 0.3% over the fortnight.
Mark Carney indicated the Bank of England was prepared to see some ‘overshoot’ in its inflation target.
FWD'S WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INVESTMENT NEWS - 21 October 2016
21 Oct 2016
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is set to commence a large-scale review of exchange-traded funds, amid concerns the rapid growth of ETFs may be increasing market volatility.
FWD'S WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INVESTMENT NEWS - 14 October 2016
14 Oct 2016
British fund companies rely on mainland European investors for 13% of their assets on average, according to new data, underlining the importance of maintaining access to the single market for the UK’s £5.7tn investment industry.
GLOBAL MARKETS UPDATE - MONDAY 10 October 2016
10 Oct 2016
Global stockmarkets tended to slide, undermined by concerns over a ‘hard Brexit’ and by less-than-inspiring US jobs data.
Sterling suffered a ‘flash crash’ in the early hours of Friday morning.
FWD'S WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INVESTMENT NEWS - 07 October 2016
07 Oct 2016
Deutsche Bank may float a minority stake in its asset management division to rebuild its capital buffers in the event of a USD 14bn fine from the US.
06 Oct 2016
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GLOBAL MARKETS UPDATE - MONDAY 03 October 2016
03 Oct 2016
Global stockmarkets were volatile as growing fears about the eurozone banking system offset higher oil prices and a strong performance from Hilary Clinton in the first of three US presidential debates.
FWD'S WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INVESTMENT NEWS - 30 SEPTEMBER 2016
30 Sep 2016
The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II), due to be introduced in January 2018, will require firms to spend much of next year in preparation and will require the top 40 global investment banks and 400 global asset managers to spend $2.1bn, according to a report by IHS Markit and Expand.
GLOBAL MARKETS UPDATE - MONDAY 26 SEPTEMBER 2016
26 Sep 2016
Global stockmarkets jumped, helped by news that Federal Reserve had opted to keep interest rates on hold. Meanwhile, the Bank of Japan took steps to help its ailing banks.
FWD'S WEEKLY ROUNDUP OF INVESTMENT AND INSURANCE NEWS - 23 SEPTEMBER 2016
23 Sep 2016
Talking to Bloomberg, Laurence Fink, CEO of BlackRock, said politicians need to address the anger and division felt in many countries, exemplified by Brexit and the US elections.