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SJP platform upgrade bill hits £200m after drawdown migration

St James’s Place has migrated drawdown business onto its new platform as the cost of its multi-year upgrade project passes £200m. SJP has now moved around £40bn of its nearly £100bn in total assets onto the Bluedoor system after migrating its drawdown book in May, it has revealed in financial statements this morning. More than […]


Phil Young: Where have the advantages of technology gone?

It could be said the benefits of efficiency have been pocketed by financial services executives, instead of being passed to consumers It is hard not to be disappointed by technology in financial services. Surrounded by gadgets and gizmos which amuse and distract us to the point of madness, workplace technology will always seem pedestrian. The […]

Unpicking the Brexit pressure on UK equity funds

Investors are remaining cautious in the UK equity space but fund performance has not been as disappointing as some might think Looking at the UK All Companies sector, which the Investment Association stipulates 80 per cent of assets must be in UK equities, it is clear investors are nervous. While UK equities are not reflective […]

Looking to buy EM equities on weakness

With economic growth beginning to look like it’s picking up a little, Trevor Greetham, Head of Multi Asset at Royal London Asset Management considers whether it’s time to be looking at buying dips in emerging market equities. Read the article here Past performance is no guide to the future. The value of investments and the […]


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