SLI launches positive screening Global Equity Impact fund

SLI launches positive screening Global Equity Impact fund

Euan Stirling, global head of stewardship and ESG investment at Aberdeen Standard Investments Standard Life Investments has launched a Global Equity Impact fund, investing in companies which are making a positive contribution to society and/or the environment. The fund will...
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EU regulators to probe retail costs and performance

EU regulators to probe retail costs and performance

ESMA to probe impact of fees on performance EU regulators are set to conduct a large-scale study into the cost and performance of both active and passive funds, European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) chair Steven Maijoor said on Tuesday....
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CFA UK: Brexit may lead to half of City's EU workers leaving UK

CFA UK: Brexit may lead to half of City's EU workers leaving UK

CFA Institute survey reveals Cityworkers feels jobs are under threat More than half of EU nationals currently working in investment management in the UK are not confident they will continue working in the country after Brexit, a report from the...
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FCA's Bailey: More work to be done on fees

FCA's Bailey: More work to be done on fees

FCA’s Andrew Bailey talks fund fees Andrew Bailey, chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has said despite “big changes” already taking place in the area of fund fees, more work is required from the industry and the regulat...
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Opinion: Industry 'greenwashing' threatens credibility of responsible investing

Opinion: Industry 'greenwashing' threatens credibility of responsible investing

David Osfield, fund manager at EdenTree The response from asset managers to a critical new report on ethical investing reaffirms some uncomfortable truths for the investment industry, writes David Osfield, portfolio manager of the EdenTree Amity International ...
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Kames enters US market as part of wider Aegon AM strategy

Kames enters US market as part of wider Aegon AM strategy

Kames Capital’s CEO Martin Davis Kames Capital has registered two global equity funds with the Securities and Exchange Commission, marking the firm’s first move into the US market. As part of the move, the firm has now listed the Kames...
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Investors retreat into cash as political uncertainty weighs

Investors retreat into cash as political uncertainty weighs

Investors pile in to gold and cash Cash has recorded the biggest rise in popularity over the past month, while gold allocations are at ‘extreme’ levels, suggesting investors are increasingly concerned about geopolitical risks and Brexit negotiation...
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Financial services called out for highest gender pay gap in UK

Financial services called out for highest gender pay gap in UK

Financial services has the worst gender pay gap The UK financial services sector has been found to have the largest pay gap between male and female employees, with a median of 31%, according to the government pay gap registry. According...
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ETF Snapshot: Government bonds record first outflows since June

ETF Snapshot: Government bonds record first outflows since June

Government bonds saw outflows of €78m In the week ending 6 October, government bond ETFs was the only fixed income asset class in the red, according to data from TrackInsight, as central banks globally signal a reversal in loose monetary...
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Investment Week digital edition – 16 October 2017

Investment Week digital edition – 16 October 2017

Investment Week – 16 October 2017 digital edition This week’s edition of Investment Week is now available to read online. Click here to download the digital version of this week’s issue. This week’s exclusive articles include:  Relate...
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