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A 'most interesting time': Inside eight wealth managers' minds

At our Wealth Manager Conference and Awards ceremony last week senior industry figures told us what is really on their minds

Revealed: Gars pain grows with £17.2 billion blow

We've crunched the data ahead of Aberdeen Standard's results tomorrow and it is not looking good for the multi-asset strategy.

IWD 2019: the unpalatable truth about the gender pay gap

Initial results are not encouraging: based on the reports filed so far the gender pay gap widened by 1%

What's behind the rise of the rebel investor?

Shareholders are becoming increasingly more rebellious, with more voting in greater numbers against motions. We explore what might happen this year.

Why is there an alternative ESG fund drought?

Some fund managers fear that market inefficiencies and transparency troubles make the application of ESG criteria to alternative assets difficult

Henderson Rowe addresses culture after misconduct allegations

Comment: the ‘laddish’ culture from the days of majority male stockbroking firms is still rearing its ugly head.

Should we fear a major credit accident?

There is a split in opinion on credit exposure as bond markets grapple with the normalisation of monetary policy.

Wealth firms battle to meet Mifid cost disclosure deadline

Under the next leg of Mifid II regulation, wealth managers must disclose ex-post costs and charges to clients during the first quarter of 2019.

The hunt is on: where will Lloyds find 700 wealth advisers?

Lloyds’ ambitious target of recruiting over 700 advisers has raised more than a few eyebrows, increasing competition in an already challenging market.

Mifid II has exposed huge holes in wealth due diligence

When you reflect on your operational due diligence process for assessing funds, do you or your colleagues ever think – is our process robust? Do we ask all the right questions in the right way?

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