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PA ANALYSIS: Rivals under pressure as Woodford reveals all (again)

PA ANALYSIS: Rivals under pressure as Woodford...

As Neil Woodford reveals the 50 companies held in his newly launched Income Focus portfolio, it once again throws into the spotlight the rarity with which this level of transparency occurs.

Published : 18, May 2017
FCA finds 40% of advice provides 'unacceptable' disclosure

FCA finds 40% of advice provides 'unacceptable'...

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has found “unacceptable” levels of disclosure in over 40% of the financial advisory sector as it releases the results of its Assessing Suitability Review.

Published : 18, May 2017
HL chairman Evans to step down

HL chairman Evans to step down

Mike Evans, chairman of Hargreaves Lansdown, has announced he will be stepping down as soon as a successor has been identified.

Published : 18, May 2017
Allfunds to add ETFs as Mifid II looms

Allfunds to add ETFs as Mifid II looms

Allfunds Bank is adding exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to its investment platform in recognition of wealth management evolution following Mifid II.

Published : 16, May 2017
Vix hits 25-year low despite political turbulence

Vix hits 25-year low despite political turbulence...

Volatility hit a 25-year low last week despite major political events continuing to pose headwinds to the market.

Published : 16, May 2017
Former Skandia chief Mann joins Momentum UK board

Former Skandia chief Mann joins Momentum UK board...

Peter Mann, former Skandia UK and Bankhall chief executive, is joining global investment firm Momentum UK as non-executive board director.

Published : 25, Apr 2017
SJP takes £2bn net new money in Q1

SJP takes £2bn net new money in Q1

St James’s Place (SJP) has reported net inflows of £1.99bn in the first quarter, bringing assets under management (AUM) to £79.84bn.

Published : 25, Apr 2017
'Underperforming' HL pitted against SJP

'Underperforming' HL pitted against SJP

Bernstein has rated Hargreaves Lansdown (HL) shares 'underperform' with its current valuation of 31x forward-looking price/earnings failing to reflect a slowdown in asset flows.

Published : 20, Apr 2017
Schroders adds two to fixed income teams

Schroders adds two to fixed income teams

Schroders has strengthened its fixed income capablity with two hires across its global multi-sector and global macro strategy teams.

Published : 19, Apr 2017
PA ANALYSIS: Does snap election signal time to cut UK equities?

PA ANALYSIS: Does snap election signal time to...

The murky state of UK politics is cementing wealth manager and asset allocator aversion to domestic equity markets, as exposures continue to shrink.

Published : 19, Apr 2017
PA ANALYSIS: Where best to hide from inflation

PA ANALYSIS: Where best to hide from inflation...

As March’s UK inflation figures were released predictions fired around whether it had peaked, interest rate expectations and all manner of rationale.

Published : 11, Apr 2017
Premier reaches £5.5bn AUM

Premier reaches £5.5bn AUM

Premier Asset Management has posted a 22% increase in assets under management (AUM) as it releases its Q2 trading update, bringing total AUM to £5.5bn.

Published : 11, Apr 2017
March inflation remains stable at 2.3%

March inflation remains stable at 2.3%

The UK consumer prices index (CPI) inflation rate was 2.3% in March, unchanged from its February figure.

Published : 11, Apr 2017
Miton’s Jane: Beware correction in US autos

Miton’s Jane: Beware correction in US autos

Miton’s David Jane is seeing the US automotive sector as the next big potential headwind for the economy.

Published : 10, Apr 2017
Mifid II: What you need to know
Mifid II: What you need...

The new Mifid II regulation casts a wide net in terms...

Three alternative calculations that will make your eyes water
Three alternative calculations...

In this industry, we are spoon-fed statistics every...

Lloyds, L&G and Aviva get Woodford seal of approval
Lloyds, L&G and Aviva...

Legal and General, Lloyds Banking Group and Aviva are...

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