Platforms’ retail distribution dominance has declined in the past year, according to the latest Investment Association figures. In January, intermediaries including IFAs and wealth managers made gross retail fund sales of £8.1bn, representing an increase in market share of nearly 10 percentage points year-on-year, to 35.7 per cent from 27.4 per cent in January 2017. […]
… and the importance of expectations
Aviva Investors has raised concerns over the FCA’s powers to take control of funds when they need to halt trading, following the regulator’s reviews into the performance of property funds in the aftermath of the Brexit vote. More than £18bn of assets in commercial property funds, including those from Aviva, Standard Life Investments, M&G, and […]
FCA paper has right focus but advisers worry about knee-jerk legislation
Arguing that the eurozone crisis is over, watch Rob Burnett, head of European equities at Neptune, discuss the sectors that he’s investing in to harness the recovery.
In the video, Burnett addresses the following:
• The primary drivers of the eurozone’s economic recovery
• The turnaround in individual countries’ current accounts
• Sectors best positioned to harness the recovery, without offering undue exposure to risk
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