The Treasury select committee says it has ‘lost confidence’ in the leadership of TSB chief executive Paul Pester for failing to tackle a string of IT failures at the bank. The MPs believe that Pester did not give adequate explanation of the problems faced and how to solve them at a hearing earlier this week, […]
Hermes Investment Management has unveiled a new ESG investing tool to help its fund managers assess a fund’s carbon performance and risk. Hermes says the tool assesses the carbon risk of an investment fund relative to its benchmark and of listed companies with their peers. The tool will also be used for client reporting to […]
The six million people in defined benefit pension schemes who could be enticed by the high transfer values on offer are causing much consternation among parliamentarians, the regulator and financial advisers. The FCA has found a significant proportion of transfer advice to be unsuitable or questionable. Its latest consultation suggests big changes to the way […]
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Focused on bottom-up stock selection, not just in equities but also corporate bonds, DNCA has a reputation as being a multi-asset manager, but is also well known for its European equity funds.
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