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What it takes to take on Hargreaves Lansdown
Vanguard is to enter the UK investment platform market, but can anyone really dislodge Hargreaves Lansdown as the all-dominant leader?
HSBC Private Banking hires four for regional push
HSBC Private Banking is attempting to grow its presence outside of London with four regional and ultra-high net worth hires.
The top 15 DFMs advisers turned to in 2016
Research firm Defaqto has named the most popular discretionary fund managers in its annual survey.
Neptune adds co-manager to UK Opportunities fund
Neptune Investment Management has promoted Holly Cassell to co-fund manager of its UK Opportunities fund and deputy manager of the Neptune UK Mid Cap fund.
Fidelity International’s Rossi to step down as CIO
Fidelity International’s Dominic Rossi is to wind down his role as chief investment officer (CIO) for global equities at over the coming year.
Ex-Investec W&IM pair’s boutique launches five-strong range
MAIA Asset Management, the boutique set up by ex-Investec Wealth & Investment fund managers, has launched five risk-rated model portfolios.
Neptune China manager Turnbull exits
Neptune Investment Management has given Ewan Thompson the reins of its China fund after the exit of Douglas Turnbull.
Invesco PowerShares lists US value ETF
The PowerShares S&P 500 QVM UCITS ETF will seek to replicate the S&P 500 quality, value & momentum multi-factor index.
HSBC GAM poaches Newton and Aviva responsible investment heads
HSBC Global Asset Management has hired both Newton and Aviva’s heads of responsible investment.
Aberdeen's Gilbey jumps ship to Franklin Templeton
Franklin Templeton Investments has hired Aberdeen Asset Management’s head of UK distribution to be its new UK country head.
IBT's Craig on the Trump impact for biotech
Ailsa Craig of the International Biotechnology trust highlights the M&A activity seen in the biotechnology sector this year.
Why suitability remains the largest inherent risk
Although the advice provided in the majority of the 1,142 cases sampled by the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) suitability review, published last week, was found to be appropriate, for around 7% it was not.
It’s time to stop robo-advice mislabelling
It is time that we question robo-advice. Not the concept, but the name.
Revealed: the most popular funds held by multi-managers
Research from Harrington Cooper shows the most popular funds held by 32 balanced multi-manager portfolios.