NEWS

Sep 12, 2018

Canary_Wharf_banksThe UK asset management industry grew 11% to a record £7.7 trillion (€8.6 trillion) in 2017, maintaining its standing as the second largest asset management centre in the world, according to figures published today by the Investment Association (IA).

Sep 12, 2018

CoalLuxembourg-based asset managers Candriam is to sell off all its assets in thermal coal and tobacco firms as well as manufacturers of chemical and biological weapons, in a further sign that the move towards taking environmental, social and governance factors is gathering pace within the investment industry.

Sep 12, 2018

SEB_buildingThe Nordic corporate bank SEB has appointed Glenn Francis to the newly-created role of head of large corporates coverage in the UK.

Sep 12, 2018

Michelle_OstermannRPMI Railpen, the investment manager of the UK railways pension schemes, has appointed Michelle Ostermann to the newly-created role of chief fiduciary officer for investments.

Sep 11, 2018

Artificial_intelligenceAmundi has launched an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that targets companies exposed to artificial intelligence.

Sep 11, 2018

Passing_testThe CFA Institute, an awards body for investment professionals, recently announced the pass rate for its latest round of exams. As Funds Europe reported, a huge – or should that be ‘only’ – 56% passed the Level III examination, or some 35,518 candidates from around the globe.

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