Jun 06, 2016

Martin Gilbert, the chief executive of Aberdeen Asset Management, told Funds Europe that the recent emerging market rally is “unloved”, with not much money going into the asset class.

Jun 06, 2016

Andreas Weigend, big data specialist and consultant to Alibaba and Goldman Sachs, says the current debate over the merits of passive management over active investment missed the point.

Jun 06, 2016

Proper information delivery is of rising importance for fund management firms when working with distributors, who themselves could receive a barrage of emails each day, the FundForum conference heard.

Jun 06, 2016

With the barrage of regulation facing the funds industry, ‘RegTech’ could help firms more efficiently handle the regulatory burden and result in greater profits, the FundForum International conference heard.

Oct 30, 2015

Henderson Alex Mander SPLondon-based Henderson Global Investors has appointed Alex Mander as an associate director for its institutional business to work with UK consultants.

Oct 29, 2015

DeadlineThe investment management industry has called on Brussels to delay and change the updated Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II), which is due to be implemented just over a year from now.


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