Apr 24, 2018

Currency_signsFX fees and transaction methods have come under the spotlight once again since the UK’s Investment Association issued guidelines on market practices. Catherine Lafferty looks at the scale of the issue in the UK and Europe.

Apr 24, 2018

Shark_finsThe funds industry is ramping up cyber security defences. Nicholas Pratt looks at what to do in the event of an attack.

Apr 24, 2018

Blockchain is one of THE buzzwords in recent years. Governments, industries and companies alike are seeking to use blockchain technology to boost cybersecurity and build what amounts to a new transaction layer based on the idea that cryptographic keys and shared ledgers can incentivise users to secure and formalise digital relationships.

Apr 24, 2018

Mark Hargraves, Head of Framlington Global Equities, takes a fresh approach to equity investing.

Apr 24, 2018

PaperworkMiFID II has gone live, but fund administrators are still waiting for asset managers to outsource their reporting duties – which run to literally tonnes of paper. Nicholas Pratt reports.

Apr 24, 2018

Paolo_BrignardelloIn the age of digitalisation, digital marketing and enhancing the customer journey are key strategies for asset managers that want to remain relevant to investors.

Apr 19, 2018

Legal & GeneralLegal & General has appointed Robert Jamieson group chief digital and technology officer and Janine Menasakanian head of distribution strategy, personal investing. Both roles are newly created.

Apr 09, 2018

chief operating officerIntertrust has appointed Theo Splinter as its chief operating officer and has also appointed him to the firm’s executive committee.

Mar 26, 2018

investment platformAn investment platform operated by Hargreaves Lansdown enjoyed the strongest asset growth among UK direct-to-consumer (D2C) platforms with £16 billion (€18.2 billion) of growth in 2017, according to figures published today.

Mar 19, 2018

BitcoinsWithin two years, blockchain could be a standard part of asset management. Fiona Rintoul considers the regulatory hurdles that might lie ahead.