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Trusted Sources Adds EM Energy Team

09/20/2013
Trusted Sources, a leading emerging market policy research provider, has hired an emerging market energy research team. The firm announced it has recruited a Russian specialist from Lambert Energy Advisory, an ...

Will the UK Ban Payment for Research with Client Commissions?

09/17/2013
Visiting London last week, it was clear how white-hot the topic of commission payments for research has become.  The CFA Society of the UK released a poll of its members ...

Capital Economics For Sale

08/09/2013
Capital Economics, Ltd., a London-based economics research firm, is reportedly for sale.  Capital Economics was founded in 1999 by Roger Bootle, a former HSBC chief economist, and ...

IMA Forum Opens Debate on Bundling

07/30/2013
The UK’s Investment Management Association’s first open forum on commission management had a lively discussion on whether the asset management industry needs to change the way it spends client commissions ...

Pay Me What You Think It’s Worth

07/16/2013
The Financial Times published an interesting article on research by the chief executive of the UK’s Investment Management Association, the trade association for UK asset managers.  The letter mustered a ...

IMA Appoints Panel to Review Research Market

07/09/2013
The Investment Management Association (IMA), the trade association for UK Asset Managers, announced it has formed a blue ribbon panel to conduct a review of how research is paid for, ...

Extel Survey Results

07/02/2013
The 40th annual Thomson Reuters Extel survey put an end to a 12-year run for UBS as the leading pan-European brokerage firm for equity and equity-linked research.  UBS was ousted ...

White Paper on Research

06/04/2013
Frost Consulting and Quark Software have jointly published a white paper which examines recent research trends and the pressures on brokerage research: unbundling of research commissions is increasing competition for ...

Where All The Children Are Above Average

04/16/2013
No, not Lake Wobegon, we’re talking about Finland.  A recent study found that Finnish children under the age of 10 were remarkably astute investors, outperforming regular investors by as much ...

FSA Stirs the Commission Pot

03/26/2013
As we reported last October, the Financial Services Authority in the UK is challenging the payment for corporate access with client commissions.  The FSA’s scrutiny goes beyond corporate access, however, ...
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