September 2019

Editorial: No worries

Recent figures show that underlying dividend growth is slowing. Are fund managers worried about this? It appears not. As with falling Chinese GDP in recent...

Opinion: Cherries at Christmas

Back in the early 1990s, I visited St Petersburg with a couple of friends. One of them worked for a charity that operated in...

Hanneke Smits interview: Social mobility incorporated

Newton Investment Management chief executive Hanneke Smits, one of the few female heads of a UK fund house, tells Mark Latham that increasing diversity...

Dividend investing: Why lower dividend growth isn’t worrying equity income managers

Underlying dividend growth of 4.6% may be good enough to support the popular equity income sector, and Japan is starting to play a bigger...

Interview: Why Bill Priest won’t subscribe to the Netflix case

The co-founder of Epoch Investment Partners tells Nick Fitzpatrick why tapping into the subscription economy through one of the tech sector’s largest companies is...

ETFs: Blockchain investment is like a second go at dotcom

Exposure to blockchain is difficult to gain through stock markets, but the ETF world has responded to the challenge. Nick Fitzpatrick reports. In his foreword...

Inside view: Do investors have to sacrifice returns to invest responsibly?

Jeroen Bos of NN Investment Partners says making a positive impact with esg principles can help boost financial returns. Can responsible investing deliver environmental and...

Legal Ease: A new framework

Despite the European Parliament adopting new rules on the cross-border distribution of funds, the ultimate goal of a single European market for investment funds...

Sponsored feature: Efficiency in the age of data transparency

Taking a holistic approach to data management and a wider view of data spaces in fund distribution will reconcile the needs of transparency and...

Regulation: SM&CR aims to strengthen firms and protect consumers

Funds Europe explains The Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR), part of the UK financial regulator’s plan to improve culture, governance and accountability within...

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