Barings has appointed James Syme to head up its global emerging markets team. Syme has spent the last nine years at SG Asset Management running its emerging markets desk. He will report to head of equities David Kiddie.
From punk rocker to global investment, Fidelity International’s head of multi-manager carried was an enthusiastic Ramones’ fan who now has a passion for multi-management and he is intent on making Fidelity the dominant force in the sector. Interview by Philip Scott
Skandia head of tax and financial planning Colin Jelley says the Government still needs to provide evidence to support its claim that no one who wrote a life insurance policy in trust before Budget day will pay the new inheritance tax charges. He says recent comments in Parliament by paymaster general Dawn Primarolo are not […]
Expectations for a UK interest rate rise in August hardened after the services sector reported its fastest growth since last October on Wednesday, and were further buoyed by comments made by Bank of England governor Mark Carney in a speech given to the Northern Powerhouse Summit in early July. The IHS Markit CIPS Services Purchasing Managers Index, […]
BlackRock and Schroders are frontrunners to manage £109bn for Lloyds Banking Group’s Scottish Widows Investment Partnership funds, Bloomberg reports. The London-based bank is set to make its decision in the third quarter of this year, after it invited bids for its contract at the start of this year after ending the agreement it had with […]