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  • LONDON, Nov 17- Emerging markets could see an inflow of investors' money next year, with equities in line for double-digit returns, rebounding after five years of underperformance, Aberdeen Asset Management said on Tuesday. Anne Richards, chief investment officer of the group which has more than $480 billion under management, said time and valuation gaps had...

  • STOCKHOLM, Nov 17- Swedish telecoms network gear maker Ericsson raised its forecast for mobile data traffic, in a further boost to companies that benefit from rising numbers of consumers viewing online videos on platforms such as YouTube and Netflix. Inge Heydorn, fund manager at Sentat Asset Management, which invests in telecom and IT shares globally, said...

  • AMSTERDAM, Nov 17- PFZW, a Dutch pension fund with 161 billion euros of assets under management, said on Tuesday it will sell down investments in companies with relatively high carbon dioxide emissions. PFZW is the latest high-profile investor to cut exposure to fossil fuel-linked investments this year. Maurice Wilbrink, a spokesperson for PGGM, which manages...

  • BEIJING, Nov 17- China will expand Singapore's Renminbi Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor quota to 100 billion yuan, China's central bank said in a statement posted on its website on Tuesday.

  • A filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission released on Monday showed that Adage Capital Partners held 8.5 million Apple shares on Sept. 30, down 4 percent from June 30. Other filings showed that Appaloosa Management held 1.3 million Apple shares as of Sept. 30, down from 2.5 million shares on June 30; that Bridgewater Associates held 274,852 Apple...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 16- Blackstone Group LP, which invests clients' money with William Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management, is sticking with the hedge fund manager despite his heavy losses in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc, said Tom Hill, president and chief executive officer of Blackstone Alternative Asset Management. Pershing Square has lost...

  • *For other news from Reuters Global Investment Outlook Summit, click on http://www.reuters.com/summit/Investment16. NEW YORK, Nov 16- Blackstone Group, which invests client money with William Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management, is sticking with the hedge fund manager despite his heavy losses in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc, said...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 16- Mutual fund company Virtus Investment Advisers Inc will pay $16.5 million to settle charges it touted false performance claims to boost an investment strategy, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday. The SEC penalty came after a multi-year investigation by the regulatory agency into performance claims behind the once-...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 16- Virtus Investment Advisers, a top mutual fund manager, will pay $16.5 million to settle charges it used false performance claims to boost an investment strategy using exchange-traded funds, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday. The SEC penalty came after a several-year investigation by the regulatory agency into...

  • SHANGHAI, Nov 16- China's CITIC Capital Holdings, a private equity firm, plans to list a subsidiary on the country's most active over-the-counter equity exchange, the company said Monday. The company said it will list subsidiary CITIC Capital Equity Investment Corp Ltd, which has $5 billion in assets under management, on Beijing's New Third Board exchange to...

  • *Qube run by former head of Asciano's ports operations. SYDNEY, Nov 16- Australian rail and ports giant Asciano Ltd said it will allow Qube Holdings Ltd to conduct due diligence after it made an informal $6.3 billion takeover offer just above a rival bid from Brookfield Asset Management Inc.. Asciano, which has already recommended the formal offer from Canada's...

  • *Paris attacks add to market jitters late. U.S. stock index futures hit session lows after the close on Friday after France was rocked by multiple, near simultaneous attacks around Paris. October retail sales weighed on U.S. stocks for much of the day, with Wall Street capping its worst week since August, and dragged U.S.

  • *Cisco's forecast drags on tech stocks. Nov 13- Wall Street fell sharply on Friday and capped off its worst week since the dark days of August, hurt by a selloff in technology companies, while department stores dropped on concerns about the upcoming holiday shopping season. Dow component Cisco dropped 5.8 percent after it gave a flimsy forecast, citing a slowdown...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 13- Global stock indexes fell on Friday amid a ream of disappointing corporate results and forecasts, while oil prices registered their biggest weekly loss in eight months on swelling storage of crude. Along with the retail data, a disappointing forecast from Cisco, citing slower order growth and weak spending outside the United States, hurt...

  • *Cisco's forecast drags on tech stocks. Nov 13- U.S. stock indexes fell sharply on Friday, weighed down by a selloff in technology companies after a disappointing forecast from Cisco, while department stores dropped on concerns about the key holiday shopping season. Dow component Cisco fell 6.4 percent after it gave a weak forecast, citing a slowdown in orders and...

  • TORONTO, Nov 13- Three of Canada's largest pension fund managers said on Friday that they would acquire the operator of the Chicago Skyway toll road for $2.8 billion. The 7.8- mile Chicago Skyway is the only Illinois toll highway not operated by the state Toll Highway Authority. The three pension funds and peers like Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec, British...

  • TORONTO, Nov 13- Three of Canada's largest pension fund managers said on Friday that they have agreed to acquire Skyway Concession Company LLC, which manages, operates and maintains the Chicago Skyway toll road, for a sum of $2.8 billion. Each of the three Toronto- based pension fund managers will contribute an equity investment of about $512 million toward the...

  • TOKYO, Nov 13- U.S. asset manager Blackstone Group LP said on Friday it is acquiring Japan Residential Investment Company, which owns residential assets in Japan, in a deal worth about $450 million, including debt. It is paying 152.6 million pounds for shares in JRIC, which has total debt of about 26.7 billion yen, making the deal worth $450 million, Blackstone said in...

  • The company, which has operations in Canada, the United States and Asia, also booked a C $285 million net charge in the third quarter after undertaking an annual actuarial review. He termed the volatility "unfortunate noise," but said Manulife remained a long-term investor in the energy industry. Oil and gas account for less than 1 percent of Manulife's total asset...

  • *IMF forecast to add $40 bln yuan to its currency basket. *AXA estimates $600 bln inflow into yuan assets over 5 years. HONG KONG, Nov 12- Foreign asset managers are preparing to increase their exposure to yuan-denominated bonds, as the International Monetary Fund looks likely this month to approve the inclusion of China's "redback" into its currency basket.