On 6 June, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published its MiFID II and MiFIR Q&As, covering a wide range of topics on the subject of investor protection.
Australia’s longest-established specialist financial services publication Money Management together with its sister publication, Super Review, has been acquired by FE, the UK’s leading provider of investment research, software and data to the asset management industry.
FE have released a white paper today (15 May) which highlights the challenges facing adviser firms in meeting client reporting requirements under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, (MiFID II) - which is to come into effect in January 2018.
With 13 awards won at the Alpha Manager awards this year, it certainly was a celebration of the best of asset mangement!
Thirteen prestigious FE Alpha Manager Awards were presented on Thursday 11 May at The Tate Modern, as over 300 members of the industry came together to celebrate the top talent in asset management.
60 managers have made it onto the shortlist for this year’s FE Alpha Manager of the Year Awards, with Ian Spreadbury, Jenny Jones, Nick Train, Francis Brooke, Alex Wright and Richard Woolnough among the list of the industry’s top talent.
We are pleased to announce that 42 managers have made it into the 2017 FE Alpha Manager Hall of Fame - an elite group of managers who have been consistently FE Alpha-rated over the last seven years.
- Gilts exposure remains essential portfolio insurance against equity market sell-off
- Absolute Return exposure complemented with additional defensive options
- Reduced international exposure, increased UK equity exposure
Funds that could help investors protect capital from unpredictable markets and increase portfolio diversification are the focus of the latest bi-annual FE Invest Approved List rebalance.