Oct 27, 2017

Capital bufferAsset managers’ own capital assessments are so far short of regulatory expectations that UK-based firms are, on average, being ordered to add 82% to their capital buffers.

Oct 26, 2017

European-Central-BankThe chances of a taper tantrum after the European Central Bank (ECB) announced a reduction in its asset-purchasing programme yesterday appear to be low, fund firms said.

Oct 26, 2017

Corporate_governanceThe Investment Association (IA) has written to FTSE All-Share companies to offer them a chance to explain what they have done in cases where shareholders voted in high numbers against resolutions.

Oct 26, 2017

Marienplatz_Square-MunichHubert Dänner has left Amundi and is to join Munich-based asset manager Assenagon Group as head of sales.

Oct 26, 2017

UBS_buildingUBS Asset Management has launched an equity fund that will “demonstrate a positive and tangible impact on human well-being”.

Oct 25, 2017

Storebrand_buildingStavanger-based funds firm Skagen has been bought by Oslo-based life insurer Storebrand Group for a minimum of 1.6 billion Norwegian kroners (€169 million) from Skagen shareholders.