Only 5% of people trust financial institutions

Thumbs_down_410Just one in 20 people (5%) believe that financial institutions are always honest, a survey has found. Roughly one in 10 agreed with any of the positive statements about financial institutions – yet 18 to 29-year-olds were around twice as likely to ‘trust financial institutions to have their customers’ interests at heart’ (16%), compared to only 9% of the 30+ age group. YouGov carried out the survey for Shilling Communication. ©2011 funds europe

Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Put your money where your mouth is

Jun 10, 2016

At Kempen Capital Management, they believe portfolio managers should invest in their own funds. David Stevenson talks to Lars Dijkstra, CIO of the €42 billion manager.

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: ‘Volatility is the name of the game’

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Axa Investment Managers chief executive officer, Andrea Rossi, talks to David Stevenson about bringing all his firm’s subsidiaries under one name and the opportunities that a difficult market...


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The use of smart beta investing continues to grow. Our panel, made up of both providers and users, discusses what the strategy actually means, how it should be used and the kind of pitfalls that may arise when using this innovative investment technique.

MIFID II ROUNDTABLE: Following the direction of travel

Sep 07, 2016

Fund management firms Aberdeen and HSBC Global meet with specialist providers to speak about how the industry is evolving towards MiFID II.