Hedge fund transparency biggest issue for investors - Deutsche Bank survey 17/06/2014
The Right Honourable Gordon Brown MP: millionaire earner 11/04/2014
He may, on his own admission at least, have saved the global banking system, back in the dark days of 2008 and 2009. But most UK citizens, tax experts and the recipients of his largesse notwithstanding, would almost certainly consider the Right Honourable Gordon Brown MP, Ph. D. and MA (Hons) to be one of the worst Chancellors of the Exchequer (Finance Minister) and British Prime Ministers in living memory, not least as a consequence of the government spending profligacy he oversaw in both offices between 1997 and 2010.
The future of China's wealth management industry - Celent 28/01/2014
China's wealth management industry is at turning point with more high net worth investors looking to take their money abroad according to a report
AIC reports ‘record' year for industry net flows 18/12/2013
The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) review of the year suggests a strong year for investment company fundraising, and record year for net flows in the industry, according to data from JPMorgan Cazenove, at £3.7 billion over the year to 30 November.
Markets to enter new phase in 2014, says Pictet 18/12/2013
In 2014 markets will enter a distinct new phase, one in which central bank liquidity – for so long a hugely positive influence on investor sentiment - will have a weaker impact on asset class returns than economic growth, according to Luca Paolini, chief strategist at Pictet Asset Management.
Strong global economic sentiment for 2014, according to latest Merrill Lynch survey 18/12/2013
Investors enter 2014 optimistic about the global economy and outlook for Japanese and European equities, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch fund manager survey for December.
Poor asset retention is bane of European and Asian asset managers, says new research 06/12/2013
Global fund groups are diversifying sources of income by expanding into new markets and moving quickly to capitalise on new product trends, but managers in Europe and Asia also need to work at improving asset retention rates, claims the December issue of The Cerulli Edge-Global Edition.
EXCLUSIVE: Communication issues highlight UK client low awareness of RDR, says Compeer survey 28/11/2013
Half of wealth management clients have not met with their manager this year and half are considering investing without advice according to a survey.
Private banking needs to focus on its branch networks - Duncan Lawrie 28/11/2013
London-based private banks are in danger of losing their focus on the UK communities they serve outside the capital, which could damage their long-term relationships with these clients, according to Duncan Lawrie.
Latest GDP figures are a ‘turnaround' for UK economy, says Close Brothers 27/11/2013
Today’s UK Q3 GDP figures represent a turnaround for the UK economy in 2013, according to Nancy Curtin, chief investment officer at Close Brothers Asset Management.