Global dividends are on pace for a record year after an historic third quarter, according to Janus Henderson, as the firm’s Global Dividend Index revealed $403.5bn was paid out between July and September – 22% more than in 2020.
On November 17th, Amundi, the largest European asset manager, published its investment outlook for 2022: “Stagflation looming and the new market regime: investing in the great transformation”.
On November 22th, KNEIP, a leader in fund data management and reporting solutions for the asset management industry, announced a partnership with Nasdaq to register investment funds in Europe on the Nasdaq Fund Network (NFN), providing enhanced transparency and accessibility of investment products in Europe with standardised 5-character symbol.
On November 8th, the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) announced the admission of CACEIS as a new trading member with immediate effect. As a trading member, CACEIS aims to enable its institutional and asset managers clients to execute transactions on shares, bonds, warrants and certificates listed on LuxSE.
On November 8th, in a virtual signing ceremony, held jointly in Luxembourg and Lagos, Nigeria, the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE) and FMDQ Securities Exchange Limited (FMDQ Exchange), a subsidiary of FMDQ Holdings PLC, (FMDQ Group), Africa’s first vertically integrated financial market infrastructure group, announced that the two institutions have executed a Listing Agent and Cooperation Agreement to facilitate the dual listing of securities issued by financial institutions and corporates domiciled in Nigeria on both FMDQ Exchange and LuxSE markets.
On October 20th, Bitcoin reached a new milestone, surpassing $66,000, its highest level since its creation in 2009, after months of fluctuations. A further step towards its democratisation.
Un changement de régime s’opère progressivement en toile de fond sans avoir remis en cause a minima pour l’heure la poursuite d’un puissant rally sur les actifs risqués. Même les emprunts d’État, pourtant sous une pression importante depuis le début de l’année, se sont repris depuis le mois d’avril alors que la reprise bat son plein et que l’inflation américaine surprend par sa vigueur.
Real Estate Group ICN announces the successful listing of its EMTN (Euro medium-term Notes) programme, issued by ICN Synergy RE SCA SICAV-RAIF, on the regulated market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LUX SE). This launch will further drive ICN’s already rapid growth and boost development of its international activities.
Sustainable funds represent a rapidly growing segment of investment solutions in Europe, according to the first annual European Sustainable Investment Funds Study by Morningstar and zeb, powered by the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI). The study found that net assets in sustainable fund products have more than doubled since 2018, attracting 52% of all net new flows and reflecting 11% of total net assets domiciled in Europe at the end of 2020.
Analyzing the European Central Bank Financial Vehicle Corporations statistic reported each quarter, it turns out that Luxembourg is one of the most favorable countries for domiciliation of securitization vehicles within the Euro Area with its main competitor being Ireland. Other markets in the Euro Area are more domestic markets without attracting international players too much. Hence, we focus our comparison to Ireland, Luxembourg’s most relevant competitive market.