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EU backtracks on veto on fund sales commissions

Banca March : According to press reports, a provisional draft is circulating that suggests Brussels is backtracking on plans to ban asset managers and insurers from paying financial advisers for recommending their investment products. The aim of the ban was, according to Brussels, to eliminate any conflict of interest and to improve the outcome for the end-investor but it now appears that the measure will not be implemented, limiting the…

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A Fund Manager Who Apologizes For The Losses

Manuel Moreno Capa | In over three decades of writing about this, I find it hard to remember a piece of news like the one I read on the specialized website Citywire on March 18: UK fund manager H2O Asset Management apologized to its clients for the heavy losses suffered in its two investment funds due to the coronavirus crisis. According to Morningstar data, the two H2O funds had fallen by no less than fifty percent in four weeks (until Monday 16).

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Europe breaks down barriers to investment funds

Manuel Moreno Capa (Gestores) | While the incompetent British political class continue to debate this Brexit impossible to apply (because there is no sense in leaving the EU, a select club which half the world wants to join), the European investment fund market refuses to raise new borders and does the opposite: breaks down existing borders and moves towards a new unification.

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Investors rank Europe as the most undervalued region

ex gf how to get your ex back Global equities are at their most undervalued since August 2011, a BofA Merrill Lynch survey of fund managers showed for June. A net 48 percent of the global panel believes global equities are undervalued, matching the lowest level since the survey began. The reading is up from a net 35 percent in May and a net 22 percent in April. At the same time, a…