Dow Jones Islamic Market (DJIM) Titans 100 Index has been licenced for the first time to serve as the basis of an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The ETF, managed by BNP Paribas Asset Management, was recently launched at the SWX Swiss Exchange. The DJIM Titans 100 Index is a blue-chip index that tracks the top 100 global companies that comply with Islamic investment guidelines.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.