editorial

Nuclear Divides Opinion

Nuclear energy is a divisive investment for the funds industry, writes Funds Europe group editor Nick Fitzpatrick. Convincing investors that nuclear is a viable energy...

Editorial: Scrapping commissions

Brussels stepped back from a complete ban on retrocessions when it recently released a strategy to boost retail investments. Rather than ban all retrocessions...

Editorial: Tough job

Dealing with high inflation and low growth is a tough job for central banks. Inflation requires higher rates, while low growth needs the boost...

Editorial: Fraught outsourcing

News that Australia’s Link Group is looking to sell a UK subsidiary business that provided external ‘authorised corporate director’ (ACD) services to the collapsed...

Editorial: Relevant again

Fixed income managers feel relevant once again following years of low rates that ended last year as central banks tightened monetary policy, temporarily causing...

Editorial: A perfect marriage

COP 27 and the birth of the world's 8 billionth baby speak directly to the funds industry, explains Nick Fitzpatrick. Two events in recent weeks speak...

FE Awards Editorial: Alright on the night

Anyone who’s ever organised an event knows the fear of no one turning up. Apparently, even U2 still worry about ticket sales. Fingernails were...

Editorial: A new decade for PE

If lower interest rates were coincidental with the bull run in private equity, higher rates should not significantly change the asset class’s longer-term fundamentals,...

Editorial: The law is an asset

Commercial litigation is searching for private capital to bring more punch to cases brought against companies over their climate records. Litigation finance – whereby...

Editorial: Time to ditch the fax

Automation in some areas of the funds industry scores highly. Research by trade body Efama and bank messaging group Swift in 2020 found automation...

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