• Outsorcing

    SGSS launches outsourcing service for UK wealth managers

    Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has launched an investment management outsourcing service aimed at wealth managers in the UK.

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    Abolition of “death tax” divides opinions

    The UK Treasury's decision to scrap a 55% tax on pension savings at death, dubbed the "death tax", has been described as both "nothing short of revolutionary" and "a niche policy".

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  • Chairmans room

    Esma elects new board members

    The European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma) has elected new members to its management board who will replace outgoing members whose terms will expire next month.

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  • Risk3

    Risk appetite surges to seven-year high

    Risk appetite among the chief financial officers of the UK's largest companies has surged to the highest level in seven years, despite economic and financial uncertainties.

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  • Global charts

    JP Morgan Asset Management appoints global market strategist

    JP Morgan Asset Management has appointed David Stubbs as global market strategist in the global market insights strategy team.

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