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Nov 15, 2016

Concerns about environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are increasingly pivotal factors in investing, but most investors lack an understanding of how ESG factors impact their portfolio, according to research.

Nov 15, 2016

Germany’s assorted fund firms received net inflows of €7 billion in September, bringing total year-to-date inflows to €70.2 billion.

Nov 15, 2016

A number of asset managers in the UK have been told to improve their reporting and transparency.

Nov 15, 2016

Hargreaves Lansdown is to launch a low-cost UK equity fund in an open challenge to more expensive funds in the IA All Companies sector.

Nov 15, 2016

Boardroom chairs of public companies should write to employees every year explaining the level of annual pay chief executives receive, says Hermes Investment Management, a firm owned by the British Telecom pension scheme and that specialises in corporate governance.

Nov 14, 2016

Alibaba, the Chinese online e-commerce firm, recently, ran a ‘Singles Day’ event. The event – which saw Alibaba sell $17.8 billion (€16.5 billion) worth of goods and services to Chinese singletons – resonates with a 2014 report looking at the future of asset management.

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