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*Funds flowing back into markets such as India. LONDON, April 4- A tentative recovery in emerging markets may paradoxically disappoint some investors who had hoped a sell-off earlier this year would push governments into making reforms to stimulate longer-term economic growth.
*Haldane says funds can pose risks because of size, activities. LONDON, April 4- A top Bank of England official put the world's $87 trillion asset-management industry on alert on Friday, saying it posed some of the same "too big to fail" risks that are being tackled by reforms at major banks.
Arledge himself acknowledged on Wednesday that BNY Mellon is only in the early stages of a two-pronged strategy to gather assets from individual retail investors, but he pledged that the strategy will show tangible progress by this summer.
MILAN, April 3- U.S. fund manager BlackRock, which has been on a shopping spree in Italy over the past six weeks, is now the biggest shareholder in Italian cooperative lender Banco Popolare with a 6.85 percent stake.
WASHINGTON, April 2- Criticism is rising within the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over the structure of a new regulatory body that assesses risk in the financial markets, with some commissioners saying they are being wrongfully excluded from the group's critical decision-making process.
NEW YORK, March 28- WisdomTree Investments Inc has paid a price for being so dependent on its flagship Japan fund- as that market reversed fortune this year, shares of the asset manager fell nearly 30 percent and Citi analysts downgraded its stock.
At the Reuters ASEAN Summit, two of the country's largest companies, Siam Cement PCL and Charoen Pokphand Foods PCL, outlined growth strategies that are now firmly focused outside their home country.
SAN FRANCISCO/ BOSTON, March 27- As increasing numbers of technology companies defer their initial public offerings, one influential hedge-fund investor has stepped up to the plate in Silicon Valley.
BlackRock chief Larry Fink thinks companies should focus more on long-term results while Carl Icahn is more "short-termist." Who's right?
Legendary Legg Mason fund manager Bill Miller offers tips on how to invest in a market that will change in ways you'll never be able to predict.
HONG KONG, March 27- BlackRock Inc, the world's biggest money manager, said improving economic indicators in Indonesia and consistent corporate earnings in the Philippines make those two countries prime hunting grounds for Southeast Asian stocks.
The SEC is still actively eyeing a plan that would force prime institutional money market funds to abandon their stable $1 per-share net asset value and float their share price.
Regulators are preparing to exempt a majority of money market mutual funds from a central plank of rules intended to curb risk.
BlackRock's CEO warned top U.S. companies not to emphasize dividends or share buybacks if they come at the expense of future growth.
NEW YORK, March 26- Carlyle Group LP is considering buying a traditional money manager to broaden its own investment platform, as the private equity firm tries to attract more retail investors and achieve the higher stock market valuation commanded by such managers, according to sources familiar with the situation.
Last June the SEC put forth a plan, mostly focusing on prime funds for institutional investors, which called for two alternative proposals that could be adopted alone or in combination.
Marc Desmidt, MD & Head of Alpha Strategies at BlackRock Asia Pacific, explains why he's overweight on energy, technology and mega-cap stocks.
But weighing out the potential impact of independence on gilts in four scenarios, BlackRock concluded that there would be no material risk for Britain's debtholders unless Scotland defaulted on its share of the liability.
NEW YORK, March 23- Investors worried the Federal Reserve will start raising interest rates in a year's time or even sooner should stick with shorter-maturity bonds, high-quality corporate debt and stocks with attractive dividends like utilities.
NEW YORK, March 21- The honeymoon for dividend stocks is over. While U.S. growth hasn't exactly been robust and interest rates haven't spiked significantly, the tide has turned so far this year with $1.2 billion in investor outflows from equity-income funds, notes Jeff Tjornehoj, head of Americas research for Lipper, a Thomson Reuters company.