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Jan 30, 2017

Standard Chartered Bank Hong KongTracey McDermott will join Standard Chartered as group head of corporate, public and regulatory affairs on March 20 in London.

Jan 30, 2017

Helena MorrisseyLegal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has appointed Helena Morrissey as head of personal investing for its UK business.

Jan 30, 2017

FinTechBNP Paribas Securities Services has bought a minority stake in a fintech start-up called Fortia Financial Solutions that aims to help fund management businesses with compliance and data.

Jan 30, 2017

Global assetsGlobal pension fund assets grew by an estimated 4.3% in US dollar terms last year as they made “some progress against headwinds”.

Jan 26, 2017

Brussels-based asset manager Candriam Investors Group, owned by multi-boutique manager New York Life Investment Management, has strengthened its sustainable and responsible investment (SRI) team with two appointments.

Jan 26, 2017

Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) has appointed Nicolaas Marais as president, with a broad range of responsibilities including multi-asset class solutions, research and product management.

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Top features in May

Irish ETFs: Covid’s challenge to ETF project deadline

Ireland seeks greater efficiencies for its ETF industry, but lockdown threatens to delay a key plan to upgrade operations before the end of the year. Nicholas Pratt reports.

Association column: Where do we go from here?

The gravity of what is happening as a result of Covid-19 casts a long shadow over other thoughts. Accompanying the shock, distress and grief, the demonstrations of selflessness, compassion and resilience have lifted our collective spirit. We are indebted to all those who do the extraordinary for others.

Exchange-traded funds: With flying colours?

ETFs recently marked their 20th birthday in Europe amid uncertainty and volatility. The Covid-19 crisis has hit indices hard but opportunities in these index-based investments still exist, say experts.

Technology: Tech will ‘democratise’ wealth management

With the help of technology, retail investors will be able to access assets previously available only to institutional clients. Bob Currie reports on new research by Funds Europe and Calastone.

Post-Covid-19: There’s no going back

Covid-19 has prompted fund managers to consider how the world will change – perhaps forever – in terms of globalisation and, notably, the response to climate change. By Alex Rolandi.