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Investment Association to include ETFs in sectors

Trade body the Investment Association will include exchange traded funds in its sectors. The ETFs will be placed within the existing IA sectors, which will enable comparison between open ended funds by dividing them into groups of similar funds based on factors such as asset class, investment strategy and geographical region. Investors and their advisers […]

Investment Association launches consultation on sustainable investment

The Investment Association is launching a consultation on sustainability and responsible investment. The trade body for the asset management industry is looking to get assets managers’ views on the topic and aims to help investors better navigate the space. IA chief executive Chris Cummings said the group has a “role to help today’s investors achieve both […]

IA launches consultation on ETF sector classification

The Investment Association has launched a consultation on including exchange-traded funds in its IA sector classifications. The IA sector system is meant to make it easier for investors to compare fund, including on performance and charges. The consultation on including ETFs in sectors has invited industry figures to give their take on it potential advantages […]

Trade body calls for bond market to be more transparent

The Investment Association is calling for increased transparency in the fixed income market and recommends steps to increase availability of bond trades data. The paper Fixed Income Best Execution: Not Just a Number is published today and the trade body says while it focuses on fixed income best execution, the central concepts and factors apply […]