Tuesday 2nd September 2014
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TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 2ND TICKER: Total combined assets of the world’s largest 300 pension funds grew by over 6% in 2013 (compared to around 10% in 2012) to reach a new high of almost $15trn, according to new research from Towers Watson - Barclays Bank will sell part of its Spanish business for £633m to the country's third largest lender CaixaBank - The number of suspicious transactions reported to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is up by 28% since the regulator came into power - Last week UK equities indices rose with the FTSE 100 up 0.70%. The FTSE 250 was flat 0.00%; and the FTSE All-Share was up 0.60%. - A committee of global regulators has endorsed LuxCSD as a Pre-Local Operating Unit (LOU) to issue Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) - Investment firm Ashmore has launched three new SICAV structured funds offering access to local Chinese markets - Swedbank is set to join a new market making programme designed to increase liquidity on the Baltic market.

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