An actuarial firm is bringing a High Court action against Scottish Widows, alleging it gave negligent advice to around 100 company pension schemes by recommending a move out of funds with guaranteed annuities to its managed fund.
Emerging market equities have rebounded following several years of underperformance on both an absolute and relative basis, yet most investors remain pessimistic and are significantly underweight the asset class. Read the full article here
Financial planning and discretionary fund management firm Gale and Phillipson has recruited London-based Gyr Financial Consulting as an appointed representative as it looks to bolster its presence around the country. Gale and Phillipson chief executive David Carr says Gyr will be allowed to remain fully independent in its investment decisions. The firm is looking to […]
Aberdeen Standard Investments has launched a new global equity fund that will use artificial intelligence to select investments. The Aberdeen Global Artificial Intelligence Global Equity is a SICAV-structured fund launched in Luxembourg, and will use so-called “machine learning” and quantitative techniques to time market moves and attempt to identify areas of excess risk-adjusted returns. The […]
If you are not the go-to person or firm, you are no one in marketing terms. Don’t believe me? Think of your own buying approach last time you had to find a tradesperson or professional in an area where you have little or no expertise. How did you start the search? Who did you go […]