Mar 12, 2018

Big_Ben, BritainThe UK’s financial services industry is set to have a “challenging” 2018 according to a forecast published today by the EY Item Club which says that, while a current inflation squeeze will ease consumer spending is likely to be restrained and consumer credit growth will slow.

Mar 09, 2018

ETF inflows downInflows into globally-listed exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and products (ETPs) fell to $12.4 billion (€10 billion) in February, their lowest level since May 2016.

Mar 09, 2018

Sustainable_investmentEuropean Commission legislative proposals that would force asset managers to consider sustainability factors when making investment decisions have encountered a mixed reception from three financial trade bodies.

Mar 09, 2018

Lee_MatthewsInvestment house AllianceBernstein has appointed Lee Matthews to the newly-created role of UK sales director.

Mar 09, 2018

Frank_RichterPrincipal Global Investors has appointed Frank Richter to lead the firm’s German and Austrian operations.

Mar 08, 2018

Hedge funds downHedge fund performance fell in February as global equities declined, ending a streak of fifteen consecutive monthly gains for Hedge Funds Research’s (HFR) fund weighted composite index.