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Funds management

BlackRock has moved overweight on developed market government bonds for the first time in five years, particularly favouring UK gilts. ...

People & Products

Equity Trustees has confirmed its intention to exit its UK and Ireland business and will write off $2.1 million associated with the investment....

People & Products

Seeking to scale its activities across EMEA and APAC, Federated Hermes has promoted Clive Selman, head of UK distribution, to lead its international sales efforts....

Expert Analysis

The UK's Retail Distribution Review took place almost a decade ago, what has the industry learnt since?...

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Funds management

Vanguard has forecast the probability of recession in major developed markets over the next 12 months, with one region having a 50% chance....

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Financial planning

The Financial Services Institute of Australasia has proposed a co-regulatory model for the financial advice industry, akin to the United Kingdom’s financial adviser space...

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Expert Analysis

The UK went through its Retail Distribution Review in 2012, writes Chris Mather, so what can it teach Australia about the evolving financial advice system?...

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Funds management

Five years on from the UK’s historic Brexit vote, its economy is lagging behind that of Europe despite outperforming in the five years prior....

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Funds management

After years of Brexit negotiations, the UK is the cheapest market in the world, leading to an AMP retirement fund buying into the country for the first time. ...

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Financial planning

Changes to the financial advice industry could happen at a faster rate here than in the UK, despite the synergies between the two markets. ...

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Financial planning

In the lead up to Britain’s first December general election since 1923, UK assets and the pound will likely remain volatile, and even after the election if there’s anothe...

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Funds management

Liquidity has become a top concern for investors, according to Amundi, thanks to high-profile fund suspensions and central bank liquidity reports. ...

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Funds management

Global fund managers are becoming more defensive in their asset allocation, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch, as they adjust to the geopolitical environment. ...

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Financial planning

The possibility of the UK leaving the European Union without a deal is looking like the most probable outcome, according to T. Rowe Price. ...

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Financial planning

Asia could be a pillar of the UK’s post-Brexit economic policy once the UK leaves the European Union on 31 October....

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