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Jul 04, 2019

Socially responsible investmentItaly has emerged as the country where individual investors show the highest interest in socially responsible investment (SRI). But though appetite is growing across Europe, interest is also slow to translate into action.

Jul 04, 2019

Pascal_WeberAmerica’s PGIM Investments, part of US insurer Prudential Financial, has established operations in Switzerland with the appointment of sales professional Pascal Weber to a newly created role as head of financial intermediaries.

Jul 04, 2019

Oil_pumpsThe UK’s National Trust – a heritage and conservation organisation – is to divest from fossil fuel investments and instead focus on more “environmentally beneficial” assets.

Jul 04, 2019

Aviva_buildingLondon-based Aviva Investors has added to its US equities team with three hires as part of the firm’s efforts to expand its equities capabilities.

Jul 03, 2019

European equitiesEuropean investor sentiment was described as “far from exuberant” by one asset manager – but there are hopes that Christine Lagarde’s surprise appointment as European Central Bank (ECB) chief will help maintain the region’s positive performance this year.

Jul 03, 2019

Outsource_signInstitutional investors are increasingly looking to outsource their dealing functions, driven by cost pressures, evolving technologies, and the growing need for investment managers to have access to 24-hour specialist services.

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