Manulife’s Langridge: EM investors should fear repeat FANG sell-off

Manulife’s Langridge: EM investors should fear...

Another sell-off in FANG stocks could have significant repercussions for emerging markets, said Kathryn Langridge of Manulife Asset Management.

Published : 23, Jun 2017
Less than 'ethical' funds named and shamed

Less than 'ethical' funds named and shamed

A hub providing ‘impact investing’ research for advisers has launched a review to name and shame ethical funds with less than squeaky clean portfolios.

Published : 23, Jun 2017
PIMFA chairman: ‘We must ensure regulatory impact is proportionate’

PIMFA chairman: ‘We must ensure regulatory impact...

The incoming chairman of a newly merged trade body for wealth managers and advisers has pledged to fight the industry’s corner in talks with the government and regulators.

Published : 23, Jun 2017
European Wealth debt free as it sells 48% stake

European Wealth debt free as it sells 48% stake...

European Wealth has sold a 48% stake in its business in a £8.8m fundraising, leaving the firm debt free for the first time in its history.

Published : 23, Jun 2017
Aberdeen: Embrace alternatives or miss out on returns

Aberdeen: Embrace alternatives or miss out on...

Aberdeen Asset Management has warned that investors face lower returns over the next 10 years if they do not start to embrace alternative asset classes.

Published : 23, Jun 2017
Axa’s Thomas: ‘I had a cr*p year’

Axa’s Thomas: ‘I had a cr*p year’

Axa’s Nigel Thomas has admitted that 2016 was one of the worst years of his career in terms of his funds’ relative performance.

Published : 22, Jun 2017
Kames absolute return manager to step down

Kames absolute return manager to step down

David Griffiths, co-manager of the Kames UK Equity Absolute Return, Equity Market Neutral and Kames Market Neutral Plus funds, is to leave the firm at the end of July for family reasons.

Published : 22, Jun 2017
Investec Wealth & Investment adds to Cheltenham team

Investec Wealth & Investment adds to Cheltenham...

Investec Wealth & Investment has expanded its Cheltenham office with the hire of an associate director in financial planning.

Published : 22, Jun 2017
Kempen creates new head of investment strategy role

Kempen creates new head of investment strategy...

Kempen Capital Management has added to its client solutions team with the appointment of a head of investment strategy, a newly created role at the firm.

Published : 22, Jun 2017
Most asset managers will not be Mifid II compliant before Q4

Most asset managers will not be Mifid II compliant...

Although the debut of the new Mifid II rules is just six months away, the vast majority of asset managers will not be fully compliant before Q4, according to a new survey conducted by Rsrchxchange.

Published : 22, Jun 2017
Tatton Asset Management to float on LSE

Tatton Asset Management to float on LSE

Tatton Asset Management is planning to float on the London Stock Exchange.

Published : 22, Jun 2017
Octopus launches two AIM VCTs as demand soars

Octopus launches two AIM VCTs as demand soars

Octopus Investments has announced it is raising £30m for two new AIM VCTs in reaction to “exceptional demand” for the vehicles.

Published : 21, Jun 2017
JH&P names CISI chairman and Polar CEO as senior advisers

JH&P names CISI chairman and Polar CEO as senior...

James Hambro & Partners has enlisted Sir Alan Yarrow and Gavin Rochussen to assist with its growth ambitions.

Published : 21, Jun 2017
76% of UK investors refuse costly financial advice

76% of UK investors refuse costly financial advice...

Three-quarters of UK investors would refuse to pay for financial advice, a survey by Legg Mason Asset Management has revealed.

Published : 21, Jun 2017
Managers welcome MSCI's long-awaited China A-shares decision

Managers welcome MSCI's long-awaited China A-shares...

Asset managers believe MSCI’s inclusion of China A-shares in its emerging markets indices will increase investment options in the developing economy, but say the decision was long overdue.

Published : 21, Jun 2017
Stan Life/Aberdeen announces investment committee line-up

Stan Life/Aberdeen announces investment committee...

Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management have announced that Rod Paris, CIO for the combined group, will chair the newly merged group’s Investment Management Committee (IMC).

Published : 21, Jun 2017
FCA to overhaul pension transfer advice rules

FCA to overhaul pension transfer advice rules

Advice on pension transfers is to be provided as a personal recommendation and transfer value analysis replaced with a comparison to show the value of the benefits being given up under plans announced by the FCA on Wednesday.

Published : 21, Jun 2017
Ashburton: Oil prices can still rise to $60 a barrel this year

Ashburton: Oil prices can still rise to $60 a...

As oil prices slumped to yet another low on Tuesday, Ashburton's Richard Robinson argued now is the time to take advantage of the “significant opportunity” before prices soar by the end of this year.

Published : 20, Jun 2017
Morningstar downgrades Fidelity small cap fund

Morningstar downgrades Fidelity small cap fund...

Morningstar has downgraded the Fidelity European Smaller Companies fund from a silver to bronze, casting doubts on its three-pronged management style.

Published : 20, Jun 2017
OMGI: Barclays to see more upside despite fraud charges

OMGI: Barclays to see more upside despite fraud...

Old Mutual Global Investors believes there is “a lot of upside” to come from Barclays shares, despite the Serious Fraud Office charges.

Published : 20, Jun 2017

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