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18 Aug 2010

Threadneedle expands fixed income team with appointment of Jonathan Pitkänen as Head of Investment Grade Research

Threadneedle today announces the appointment of Jonathan Pitkänen as Head of Investment Grade Research. Mr Pitkänen's appointment follows the recent announcement that Jim Cielinski will become the new Head of Fixed Income from October and highlights Threadneedle's commitment to the fixed income sector.

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09 Aug 2010

Shortlist for The Threadneedle Figurative Art Prize announced

For the third year in a row Threadneedle is sponsoring the Figurative Prize at the Mall Galleries, London. The Threadneedle Prize is rapidly becoming established as a crucial forum to showcase the best in contemporary British figurative art.

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05 Aug 2010

ECB Comment by Martin Harvey

The debt levels of emerging market countries are very low in absolute terms and compared with developed markets. Consequently, they will not have to contend with the fiscal drag associated with reducing high debt levels for years to come in the developed world. This will enhance an already large differential in the growth potential between emerging markets and developed countries.

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02 Aug 2010

Douglas Cairns Smashes 50 USA States Record for Diabetes

On 17th July 2010, Douglas Cairns, an Investment Specialist at Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd., in London, completed an attempt to beat the record to land in all 50 states of the USA plus Washington DC and, subject to confirmation by the National Aeronautics Association, cut the existing 13-day 22-hour record by more than 50%, taking just five days and 15 hours.

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