FE Analytics: ‘Leading Independent Planning Tool Provider’ for 5th year in a row

By Corporate

FE Analytics has won the award for the ‘Leading Independent Planning Tool Provider’ at the Schroders’ UK Platform Awards – marking this the sixth time the planning tool has won the award since 2010.

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So the PRIIPs RTS have been rejected, but no delay on Level 1 (yet)

By Mikkel Bates

On 14 September the European Parliament, as expected, followed the lead of its Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee (Econ) by voting 602 to 4 to reject the Level 2 rules as set out in the Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) proposed by the Commission.

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Liontrust, Brooks Macdonald and Standard Life Wealth join the Model Portfolio Transparency Revolution

By Corporate

Liontrust, Brooks Macdonald and Standard Life Wealth are now live on FE Analytic’s Model Portfolio Comparison Service – FE Transmission, the service that allows advisers to compare performance data on leading model portfolios.

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North American growth funds debut in FE Invest Approved List

By Corporate

North American growth funds have been added for the first time to the FE Invest Approved list, as funds in the region are viewed more favourably for UK investors in light of concerns over UK equities as an asset class - following the Brexit vote.

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FE Kii Hub wins second Global Fund Award

By Corporate FE News

FE Kii Hub has been awarded the accolade of Most Outstanding European UCITS KIIDs Platform in the Corporate LiveWire Global Fund Awards 2016.

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Global and North American funds fail to make the grade in latest FE Ratings rebalance

By Corporate

FE’s latest bi-annual Crown ratings rebalance awarded 325 funds with the highly prized five FE Crowns – with 45 funds jumping more than two Crowns to achieve the top accolade.

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China's MSCI rejection will drive faster reform

By Corporate

Hong Kong-based China and Emerging Markets specialist, Luke NG from FE Research runs through the key issues surrounding MSCI’s rejection of China’s A-Share market.

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Cash cushion - Professional investors look to cash funds to ride out volatility

By Corporate

Advisers have been opting for the perceived safety of cash funds over big-name brands in the weeks leading up to the EU referendum date, according to the latest data from FE’s Market Intel (MI) tool -  underlining the risk-off sentiment gripping the UK’s advisory industry compared to the mood at the start of the year.

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Victory for vote leave

By Rob Gleeson

First they said it couldn’t possibly happen, then that it probably wouldn’t happen, then that it might happen and until finally today it did happen. Yesterday Britain voted to leave the European Union and although the vote is not binding it seems inconceivable that it won’t be followed through.

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iShares, Amundi, and Vanguard dominate FE’s inaugural passive fund awards

By Corporate FE News

In line with the first anniversary of FE Passive Crown ratings, the ratings and research firm has launched the industry’s first pure passive fund awards. This is in recognition of the growing importance that passive investing plays in the UK asset management industry and the commitment and professionalism of passive investing teams (Please see below for full list of 2016 winners).

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