It is encouraging to see the FCA close in on lazy fund management, but more needs to be done Without fanfare, the FCA has confirmed its intention to punish lazy fund management. Several groups have been persuaded into voluntarily compensating investors who bought their beta-posing-as-alpha products, otherwise known as closet trackers. The regulator suggests that […]
Prudential is to demerge its UK and European business M&G Prudential, resulting in two separately listed companies. After the merger, shareholders will hold interests in both Prudential and M&G Prudential. The division of the group will see Prudential focus outside the UK on the US and Asian markets. Prudential also announced today the sale of […]
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Many smaller firms are mistaken in thinking they do not need an investment committee. Here are the key considerations in establishing one… Investment committees are usually associated with larger advice firms and those conducting discretionary management, but the reality is the same rules and principles apply to smaller firms. Indeed, given the number of firms […]
Trevor Greetham, head of Multi Asset at Royal London Asset Management, comments on the UK general election result and its impact on markets. Read the article here The value of investments and the income from them is not guaranteed and may go down as well as up and investors may not get back the amount […]
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