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China builds wall against the robo jobs apocalypse
There is the worry that as more and more functions are automated, workers will be left out in the cold.
Citywire Scotland: how wealth managers use new tech
We caught up with a few wealth managers at our annual event in Gleneagles to find out what technological innovations they are employing across their businesses.
Legendary investor Jim Rogers launches AI-based ETF
Rogers' Ocean Capital Advisors has collaborated with ETF Managers Group to launch a global macro exchange traded funds of ETFs.
Six in and three out in Aviva multi-asset restructure
Aviva Investors see six hires and three exits in rapid
Cohen & Steers launches UK fund for $1.2bn real asset star
US real estate giant Cohen & Steers has launched a diversified, real asset portfolio into the UK for its $1.2 billion (£903 million) sector star.
KPMG: Hooray, Henry! (High earners not rich yet)
The traditional stockbroking model where clients rarely leave is failing and wealth management is not recognising the crisis ahead.
The factors behind Sarah Lord's Killik exit
Many wealth firms are only now looking at ways to improve the working environment for female employees, but Mazars seems to have cracked the code.
MPS spotlight: The high profile changes fuelling Quilter’s returns
One of the more notable recent moves Simon Doherty made came after the sacking of River & Mercantile (R&M) star fund manager Philip Rodrigs.
Comgest: what to fear and what to cheer in Euro small caps
Alistair Wittet shares his worries over the valuations and liquidity in European smaller and medium-sized companies
Odey-backed boutique taps firm for new hire
An investment boutique founded by former Odey fund manager Freddie Lait has tapped his former employer for a new recruit.
FCA Mifid probe should address research 'conflicts'
Fund consultants have welcomed the FCA's investigation into how Mifid II is functioning around five months after the new rules were introduced.
The existential crisis facing wealth managers
A new study underlines the impact artificial intelligence is having on wealth management
Why Speirs & Jeffrey was forced to sell to Rathbones
In a letter to clients, Speirs and Jeffrey chief Russell Crichton outlined why Scotland's biggest wealth manager had to give up 112 years of independence.