LUXEMBOURG - Fund managers are struggling to come up with new ideas to win back clients following the mayhem in financial markets over the past 18 months.
By Jeremy Gaunt, European Investment Correspondent - Analysis
LUXEMBOURG - Financial experts gathered in funds capital Luxembourg insisted this week the fraud orchestrated by Bernard Madoff was an unfortunate incident that would not dent the country's leadership.
LUXEMBOURG - Hammered by the dot-com crash and the current financial meltdown, investors will take some time before being enticed en masse back into many funds, speakers at the Reuters Funds Summit said this week. | Video
LUXEMBOURG - A U.N. panel will next week recommend that the world ditch the dollar as its reserve currency in favor of a shared basket of currencies, a member of the panel said on Wednesday, adding to pressure on the dollar. | Video
LUXEMBOURG - Cash-strapped western governments are firing their ammunition at smaller offshore financial centers in the hope of recovering unpaid tax, but they may be eyeing the wrong target. | Video
LUXEMBOURG - Mutual funds are quietly breathing a sigh of relief they are escaping a regulatory backlash from the credit crunch, while greater hedge fund supervision is even welcomed by some in the industry. | Video
LUXEMBOURG - A wave of mergers and acquisitions could sweep the fund management industry this year as players come under pressure from the market turmoil, said speakers at the Reuters Funds Summit.
LUXEMBOURG - Investors should not expect a substantial bull run for the next three years, the head of an industry think-tank said on Tuesday.
LUXEMBOURG - A shakeout of the hedge funds industry could be over by June 2009, with nearly half of firms likely to shut up shop, a leading hedge fund manager said. | Video
LUXEMBOURG - Equities face a bleak future and will no longer be the main choice for long-term investors after their recent collapse, a leading hedge fund specialist said on Tuesday.
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