Month in Numbers

Brian Mitchell, head of dealing and portfolio control at Baring Asset Management, anticipates convergence and consolidation among front-office technologies in the future

43%

- the rise in turnover on Xetra, Deutsche Börse's electronic trading platform, reported in November last year (2007). The total amounted to €230.4 billion, up from €161 billion in November 2006

28%

- the predicted annual growth rate of Japanese assets under management (AUM) from now until 2010, according to Aite Group resea