UK wealth managers enjoy another record year in 2014 11:31 GMT The UK wealth management sector appears to have enjoyed another record year in 2014 according to the latest data release from ComPeer, a London-based research company. Both revenues and assets under management and administration came in at record levels. Furthermore with revenues increasing faster than costs profitability also increased.
Sin Pays (or why having a conscience can be expensive for return-orientated investors) 11/02/2015 Socially responsible investing (SRI) is increasingly attracting more adherents especially amongst institutional investors. The Global Sustainable Investment Alliance estimates that around $14 trillion of professionally managed portfolios incorporate environmental, social and governance concerns into their decisions. This can result in investors consciously excluding companies, industrial sectors and even countries from their investment portfolios.