Smith & Williamson latest to embrace AI trend with new fund

Smith & Williamson latest to embrace AI trend...

Smith & Williamson is the latest fund manager to try its hand at the artificial intelligence game, with the launch of a thematic global equity fund.

Published : 23, May 2017
Pension funds’ focus on premium investments has driven up fees 50%

Pension funds’ focus on premium investments has...

The average fee paid by pension fund clients has risen sharply in the last decade as the funds have focused on more expensive investments, according to a report.

Published : 22, May 2017
Kames moves to breathe back life into UK Opportunities Fund

Kames moves to breathe back life into UK Opportunities...

Kames Capital has launched a series of measures to reinvigorate its UK Opportunities Fund, including appointing a new co-manager.

Published : 22, May 2017
Chelsea to offer "something for everyone" with fund range launch

Chelsea to offer "something for everyone" with...

Chelsea Financial Services has launched a new range of four managed funds designed by Darius McDermott and the research team.

Published : 22, May 2017
Old Mutual moves to protect UK Dynamic Equity from excess growth

Old Mutual moves to protect UK Dynamic Equity...

Old Mutual Global Investors has announced measures to reduce inflows of client money into its £540m UK Dynamic Equity fund run by Luke Kerr.

Published : 22, May 2017
AJ Bell grows revenues amid record new client sign-ups

AJ Bell grows revenues amid record new client...

Online savings firm AJ Bell has reported rapid growth in its revenues after it added almost 12,000 customers in the space of six months.

Published : 22, May 2017
Vanguard direct-consumer platform a ‘step change in customer experience’

Vanguard direct-consumer platform a ‘step change...

Vanguard’s new direct-to-consumer platform has been hailed as a potential threat to established investment-distribution giants, in research by Platforum.

Published : 19, May 2017
Daniel Godfrey to unveil manager line up for People’s Trust next week

Daniel Godfrey to unveil manager line up for People’s...

Former Investment Association chief Daniel Godfrey is set to unveil the full line-up of managers who will run his new investment trust, The People’s Trust, next week.

Published : 19, May 2017
Business lobby in chilly reaction to Tory manifesto

Business lobby in chilly reaction to Tory manifesto...

The UK’s top business lobby group has criticised the focus on reducing net migration in the Conservative Party manifesto.

Published : 19, May 2017
Axa launches global short duration fund

Axa launches global short duration fund

Axa Investment Managers (Axa IM) has launched the Global Short Duration Bond fund.

Published : 18, May 2017
Lloyds, L&G and Aviva get Woodford seal of approval

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

Legal and General, Lloyds Banking Group and Aviva are among Neil Woodford’s top holdings in his newly launched Income Focus Fund, marking some of his first financial plays in 14 years.

Published : 17, 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
Vanguard unveils D2C platform with 0.15% fee

Vanguard unveils D2C platform with 0.15% fee

Vanguard’s launch of a new investment service in the UK market signals a “pivotal moment” in the push for lower charges across the asset management industry.

Published : 16, May 2017
BlackRock rebrands 58 trackers to iShares

BlackRock rebrands 58 trackers to iShares

BlackRock is rebranding 58 of its tracker funds under the iShares name over the coming months.

Published : 16, May 2017
Franklin Templeton to reopen Frontier Markets fund

Franklin Templeton to reopen Frontier Markets...

Franklin Templeton will reopen its Frontier Markets fund at the end of May after a four year closure.

Published : 15, May 2017
Woodford living up to contrarian record

Woodford living up to contrarian record

Neil Woodford has lived up to his record as a contrarian, according to analysts reacting to the major changes to his equity fund revealed last week.

Published : 15, May 2017
Whitechurch dumps Russia on geopolitical tensions

Whitechurch dumps Russia on geopolitical tensions...

Whitechurch Securities Wealth Managers has abandoned its position in two Russian funds amid growing geopolitical tensions and increasingly expensive valuations in the country.

Published : 12, May 2017
Bullish Woodford sells out of GSK, buys Lloyds

Bullish Woodford sells out of GSK, buys Lloyds...

Neil Woodford has revealed a major shift back into domestic cyclical stocks in his flagship equity fund on the back of a more bullish view on the UK economy.

Published : 12, May 2017
SJP unveils ‘smarter cash’ management platform

SJP unveils ‘smarter cash’ management platform...

St James’s Place has partnered with London FinTech group Flagstone to offer clients a new online cash management platform.

Published : 12, May 2017
Rathbone Brothers makes hay in first quarter with bumper asset growth

Rathbone Brothers makes hay in first quarter with...

Wealth manager Rathbone Brothers has reported a 4.7% rise in funds under management to £35.8bn in the first quarter, driven by market gains.

Published : 11, May 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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