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Standard&#39s fund chief set for top Autif role

Standard Life Investments head of mutual funds Alan Burton is set to become the next Autif chairman.

Burton is currently the only nominee for the position and is set to be voted in at the annual general meeting in London on May 9.

Current chairman and Zurich Scudder Investments deputy chairman Alan Ainsworth is stepping down after two years in the position.

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A bull case for US equities?

Neptune video: a bull case for US equities?

Watch Felix Wintle, head of US equities at Neptune, discuss why he believes US equities are in a structural bull market and the key factors that can drive the S&P 500 higher.

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