NEWS

Aug 05, 2019

BlackRock_branchInvesting in fossil fuels has come at a hefty price for BlackRock according to a report warning that the world’s largest asset manager is ignoring the serious risks involved with putting cash into companies dependent on dirty energy – but the firm has contested that the findings are misguided.

Aug 05, 2019

ComplianceThe scandal surrounding the gating of the Woodford Equity Income Fund (WEIF) has exposed the often overlooked but vital role of the authorised corporate director (ACD).

Aug 05, 2019

collateralised loan obligationsInsurers have increased their investment in collateralised loan obligations (CLOs) in recent years to diversify their fixed income investments – but ratings agency Fitch has warned about the effect of a downturn on these investments.

Aug 05, 2019

machine learningAccessible machine-learning platforms enable investment analysts to take on the role of citizen data scientists in a short space of time, improving their fundamental research, says Charles Brecque, of Mind Foundry.

Aug 01, 2019

Falling_profitsProfits at Schroders tumbled during the first half of the year, as the firm suffered substantial outflows driven by clients shunning risk exposure.

Aug 01, 2019

Gold_ETFsGlobal demand for gold reached a three-year high during the first half of this year, driven by continued central bank buying and sustained growth in gold-backed exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

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