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Brexit vote one year on: Trading costs up

Brexit_signsThe average cost of a securities trade made in the UK has increased six basis points since last year’s Brexit referendum, according to data published today.


First State seeks to increase gender diversity

Female_traderOver three quarters of First State’s investment professionals are male but the asset manager is increasing the number of women it employs, the firm said.


Is fund oversight the key to value for money?

Corporate_governanceThe FCA’s final report into the asset management industry is imminent, so Kevin Tomlin, senior product manager at BNP Paribas Securities Services, talks us through recommendations for robust oversight made during the consultation process.


Kempen seeks fiduciary expansion with new role

Michel_IglesiasKempen Capital Management has appointed Michel Iglesias del Sol as head of investment strategy, a new role in the Dutch firm and based in Amsterdam.


Investors miss out on equity returns

Global_bondsBond funds were the strongest sellers globally in both May and year-to-date, according to data from Thomson Reuters Lipper.


FCA steps in as more people give up protected pension rights

Pension_protectionThe UK financial regulator has proposed that advisers make personal recommendations to clients who transfer their pensions out of schemes where benefits are protected and into plans with no security.