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Mark Stevenson: oil is the dumbest place to put your money
Futurist Mark Stevenson says that investing in oil is not just a risk to the environment but also your investment.
Schroders appoints two bond managers
Schroders has appointed Robbie Boukhoufane and Alan Wilson as portfolio managers within the global multi-sector fixed income team.
Threadneedle launches UK version of global focus fund
Columbia Threadneedle Investments has launched a UK version of its £456 million Threadneedle Global Focus fund.
Tech sell off: how exposed are the top 10 US funds?
Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google have all been hammered by a wave of negative headlines that has seen investors run for cover, hitting the broader tech sector, but which managers are feeling the pinch.
GAM’s Gallagher optimistic for European recovery
Niall Gallagher, manager of the £1.78 billion GAM Star Continental European Equity fund believes that Europe’s recovery is ‘well and truly on’.
IA warns of shareholder revolts on gender failures
The Investment Association warned that fund groups will vote against management boards deemed to be failing on gender measures
Whitechurch research head Ben Willis joins Chase De Vere
Whitechurch Securities has replaced outgoing head of research Ben Willis with Citywire Top 30 Under 30 2018 finalist Jonathan Moyes.
Aviva Investors hires SLI man for key lead property role
Daniel McHugh joins as Aviva Investors as head of UK real estate alongside Melanie Collett, who joins as head of real estate asset management.
Ex-BlackRock fund manager launches tech-focused firm
Former Moneyfarm and BlackRock portfolio manager Yuchen Xia has launched an investment advisory firm, which will look to draw heavily on technology to reduce costs for clients.
Reports of data breaches to FCA triple
Data breaches reported to the FCA more than tripled in 2017 to 24 cases, up from seven reported the previous calendar year.
Shrimp wars: the Indian commodity that could get caught in the net
As the world’s two largest economies exchange tit for tat, putting tariffs on key goods, the impact of president Donald Trump’s policies are being felt at the periphery by a commodity not that widely discussed.
Predicting the future: a problem in asset management
It's crucial that firms have a grasp on where things are heading so they can remain competitive, says Neill Vanlint of GoldenSource Corporation.
Surprise at Mifid II ‘bill shock’ warning
If you were confused about the statement from Electronic Research Interchange (Eric) warning fund firms could be facing unexpected research costs, you are not alone.