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In a move that goes hand in hand with the trend to invest globally over a strong domestic or regional bias, European pension funds and their equity managers are ratcheting up exposure to the U.S., according to consultants, managers and pension fund officials. And uncertainty surrounding the euro and its impact on eurozone economies is pushing investors faster into the arms of Uncle Sam. “It's the first time in a long time that we're seeing (institutional investors in) Europe moving into U.S. equities,” said Martin Gilbert, Aberdeen, Scotland-based CEO of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC. “Obviously, what ...
because of environmental and health and safety ssues and in respect of its businesses practices and priorities. In recent times Royal Dutch Shell ’s management has acknowledged some of these problems and has promised to take steps to repair damage done both to the affected parties and to its own reputation, which has involved tightening internal controls between its different subsidiaries, an ostensible commitment to corporate social responsibility , an extensive global advertising campaign and other initiatives in the late 1990s (see Ken Saro-Wiwa ) and early 2000s.
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Information Technology Awards in Financial Services 2007
Main focus on management of stock broking companies, investment banks and mutual funds.----------------------------------------------------------- Compilation by Dr. K.V.S.S. Narayana Rao, Professor, National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), Mumbai- 400087, India. Email: kvssnrao50@gmail.com Companion blog: www.kvssnrao-smis.blogspot.com Winners of our fifth annual Waters Rankings 2007 - excellence in the field of financial technology. Best Brokerage: Goldman Sachs Best Crossing Network: ITG Best Sell-Side Clearing: Goldman Sachs Best Investor Services: JPMorgan Chase Best Sell-Side OMS: SunGard Best Buy-Side OMS: ... market research, surveys and trends
Lord Monckton wins global warming debate at Oxford Union | Watts ...
I’m waiting for actual photos of the event from the official photographer, but for now I’ll make do with what can be found on the Internet. For those who don’t know, the Oxford Union is the top of the food chain for scholarly debate. This is a significant win. Founded in 1823 at the University of Oxford, but maintaining a separate charter from the University, The Oxford Union is host to some of the most skillful debates in the world. Many eminent scholars and personalities have come and either debated or delivered speeches in the chamber. Monckton was invited as part of the formal Thursday debate . It is ... market research, surveys and trends

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In addition to global warming, one major culprit appears to be vast brown clouds, caused by the burning of fossil fuels and vegetation, that deposit dark particulates that absorb solar radiation. The World Meteorological Organization reports that greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere have reached record highs , with "no sign of leveling off." The WMO tracks carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide, and methane gases. It said there is today 37 percent more CO2 in the atmosphere than in the mid-18th century, mainly due to burning of fossil fuels. The Maldive Islands in the Indian Ocean, famed for their pristine ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Waters - Cover story - Winners of our fifth annual Waters Rankings
In this fast-paced, demanding industry, it is imperative to take time to recognize excellence in the field of financial technology. Whereas yesterday's firms built their own trading and clearing systems, today's investment banks and hedge funds rely on the solutions and services from third-party vendors to stay ahead of the market and chase alpha. A trader without the best trading turrets, order management systems, clearing services and more is at a disadvantage from the start. CIOs and their IT staffs understand this, and in this year's Waters Rankings, they choose the top tools and solutions that their firms ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Funding Strategy Statement March 2008 v4 FINAL
This is the Funding Strategy Statement (FSS) of the London Pensions Fund ... to the Administering Authority when other funding decisions are required, ..... Employers pay for their own salary awards and are reminded of the geared effect ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Comment Letter on File No. S7-03-06
Apr 10, 2006 ... o Differentiation between current and long-term awards; .... London Pensions Fund Authority - UK. Alan G. Hevesi. New York State Comptroller ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Final Rule: Executive Compensation and Related Person Disclosure
Statutory Authority and Text of the. Amendments. I. Background and Overview ..... August 2002, grants, awards and other acquisitions ..... UK, Illinois State Board of Investment, London. Pensions Fund Authority—UK, New York State ...
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