Trade bodies urge restraint on AIFMD

Industry bodies are calling on the European Securities and Markets Authority to apply proportionality in the treatment of alternative investment funds when it submits its recommendations to the European Commission later this year.


Lloyds Considers Sale of Loan Portfolio - Sunday Times

Lloyds Banking Group Plc (LLOY) is considering selling a 1 billion-pound ($1.59 billion) portfolio of property loans as it seeks to repair its balance sheet, the Sunday Times reported without saying where it got the information.


Morgan Stanley Releases The Definitive Gold Stocks Report

Everything you always wanted to know about the future of gold stocks and much more is now answered in this 79 page monster of a report just released by Morgan Stanley, which finally joins the crowd and goes megabullish on gold stocks