July, 2012

Morgan Stanley Accelerator beats market every time

Morgan Stanley launches new Accelerator to beat the market London, 30 July 2012 – Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) today announces the launch of a new product, the Morgan Stanley FTSE™ Accelerator Bonus Plan (the Plan), designed to offer moderately bullish investors the potential for 50% capital growth from limited market rises.   The Plan offers a […]

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Let the games commence!

So today the real fun begins with official opening of the London 2012 Olympics! After years of anticipation I still don’t really know what to expect over the next few weeks but what I do know is that this week, the atmosphere in London has been brilliant. Boosted no doubt by the glorious sunshine (not […]

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Alternative Managers still unclear on the impact of AIFMD

Alternative Managers still unclear on the impact of AIFMD London’s attraction as a financial hub will not be affected as a result of the regulation The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), continues to cause uncertainty amongst the alternatives industry as to how it will affect investment firms, according to a survey* by the IMS […]

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SJP

ST JAMES’S PLACE: DESPITE RDR PERCEPTIONS WEALTH MANAGEMENT IS ATTRACTING TALENT

St James’s Place can today reveal that the St James’s Place Academy – its in house second career training programme – is swamped with applications; over 200 people applied for the second intake of the Academy and underwent a rigorous selection process which saw only one in 10 candidates being awarded one of the 20 […]

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Alix

Fund launches help boost alternative UCITS assets to EUR 129 billion – Alix Capital report reveals

Fund launches help boost alternative UCITS assets to EUR 129 billion – Alix Capital report reveals UCITS hedge funds AUM increased by +7.5% in Q2 2012 contributing to an increase of 18.3% for the last 12 months The total assets managed by UCITS hedge funds has now reached EUR 129 billion The 20 largest funds […]

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Wikipedia causing problems for in-house PRs

Wikipedia causing problems for in-house PRs  Only 12% of in-house PR executives working in the UK’s financial services industry have successfully made changes to their company’s Wikipedia pages, according to research in Broadgate Mainland’s 2012 Digital Trends Survey.  The finding is just one of several frustrations revealed by this year’s survey. As one in-house respondent […]

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Financial journalists becoming ‘Tweeting-Toms’

Financial journalists becoming ‘Tweeting-Toms’ Survey reveals drop in online chatter / appetite for pitches by phone Financial journalists are becoming less inclined to use Twitter to converse with each other, their audiences and PRs, preferring to listen-in on conversations, according to new research revealed in Broadgate Mainland’s 2012 Digital Trends Survey. The report, the fourth […]

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Mark Knight

Fifty Shades of Soundbite

The Rolling Stones last week celebrated the 50th anniversary of their first live performance by appearing at Somerset House in London to launch an exhibition displaying some of the group’s most iconic photos. While the legendary Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have shared the writing duties for some of rock’s most legendary numbers, “Sympathy for […]

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Gold set to prosper in a less US-centric world

Comment from Angelos Damaskos, CEO Sector Investment Managers and Fund Advisor, Junior Gold The US Dollar index, based on a broad basket of international currencies, has recently reached a two-year high.  Given gold’s historical inverse relationship to the US Dollar, the latter’s recent relative strength is likely to have held gold’s price back. Changes in […]

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Morgan Stanley

Nev Godley, vice president, Morgan Stanley, comments on the move from Cofunds:

“Following the implementation of RDR, at the end of this year, independent advisers will need to be better placed to offer investors products which span the whole of the market, including structured products. Morgan Stanley supports the decision by Cofunds to plan to allow structured products onto its platform and encourages other platforms to follow […]

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