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May 21, 2019

European stocksHargreaves Lansdown, one of the UK’s largest independent financial advisers, says confidence in European stock markets is the lowest among investors it surveyed.

May 21, 2019

UBS_buildingUBS has raised $93 million (€83.4 million) for General Investment Management’s (GIM) fund aimed at investing in sustainable companies focused primarily on “planetary health, people health and financial inclusion”.

May 21, 2019

Equity ETFsFlows into equity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were significantly down in the first four months of the year compared to the same period in 2018 – but data suggests investor appetite for these passive equity products is growing.

May 21, 2019

Glenn_RichardInvesco has appointed Glenn Richard to the role of head of UK insurance sales, taking over from Ed Collinge who left the US-based firm to take up a similar position at Robeco towards the end of last year.

May 21, 2019

UK_residential_propertyInvestments in ‘alternative real estate assets’ – such as care homes and hotels – has grown to a record 42% share of the overall UK commercial property investment market.

May 20, 2019

Blockchain distribution networkA group of firms, including the asset servicer RBC Investor & Treasury Services and fund manager Seven Investment Management, are among what is described as “the world’s largest financial services community” to start operating on a blockchain-powered fund distribution system.

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