Feb 20, 2015

Ian KellyOnce upon a time, fund administration did just what it said on the tin and nothing more. Outsourcing the day-to-day of back office detail was a natural step for a global funds industry rapidly growing in size and complexity.

Feb 20, 2015

David BragaBNP Paribas Securities Services (BNPPSS) has appointed David Braga as head of Australia and New Zealand.

Feb 16, 2015

Arrow down1Henderson Global Investors, which produces a dividend index, expects growth in dividend payments to fall from a headline rate of 10.5% last year to less than 1% this year.

Feb 12, 2015

Technology1Markit, a financial information provider, has developed a smart beta model that it says can correctly predict 60% of the time which of ten European equity sectors will outperform.

Feb 09, 2015

UK mapThe insurer Standard Life has launched its own UK-wide, financial advice business, and will acquire wealth management firm Pearson Jones from Skipton Building Society.

Jan 22, 2015

FalseCustomers are being misled by fund factsheets that show out-of-date or inaccurate information, a technology company has claimed.

Jan 21, 2015

Swiss exchangeSIX Swiss Exchange is to launch an electronic platform for trading corporate bonds intended to lead to more efficient dealing of larger blocks and less liquid issues.

Jan 14, 2015

Global marketsCloudMargin and AcadiaSoft have joined forces to provide real time collateral management communication to their clients.

Jan 08, 2015

Survey1Consultancy firm Mercer has highlighted ten points it suggests wealth management advisers put into practice for better client service.

Jan 08, 2015

ShanghaiAs China opens up its capital markets, investors are waiting for index compiler MSCI to respond by including Chinese A-shares in its Emerging Markets index. But when will that happen? George Mitton reports.