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Index Tracking 7 Oct 19

MSCI launches five megatrend indices

New indices focus on smart cities, digital economy, future mobility, disruptive technologies and millennials  

ETF

Alternatives 6 Sep 19

Esma liquidity rules will allow funds to fully grasp gating risk

Rules are bigger challenge for Ucits and MMFs than alternatives says specialist data firm NeoXam

Germany 5 Sep 19

Don’t despair on German economy yet, says consultancy

Attention turns to German consumer amid manufacturing woes but numbers may be noise says Pantheon Economics

ESG 3 Sep 19

Danish fund drops ten oil majors over Paris goals

MP Pension has officially backed the Paris target but also believes oil stocks will underperform market

Latest news 3 Sep 19

Fund firms face checking liquidity four times a year, Esma decides

Feedback shows firms concerned about costs while calls to exclude ETFs and some closed funds rejected

Fund news 3 Sep 19

Mark Burgess leaves Columbia Threadneedle

Burgess helped bring together regional operations to create a global investment capability

Denmark 2 Sep 19

Franklin Templeton offers 14 ETFs in Denmark, Finland and Sweden

Firm says launch recognises demand for different types of products from many investors

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