Stephen Bird, Chief Executive Officer of abrdn, has joined the IA Board of Directors, replacing outgoing director Hanneke Smits, Chief Executive Officer of BNY Mellon Investment Management, the Investment Association has announced today.
A new tool aims to re-unite individuals with an estimated £781m in lost investments. The platform, the IA Unclaimed Assets Portal powered by Gretel, is designed to help people find their missing investments by using technology to connect consumers and companies through a one-stop shop for finding and recovering lost assets.
Investment20/20, the talent service for UK-based investment managers, has been announced as the latest partner to join the Young Person’s Guarantee, connecting young people in Scotland to career opportunities in investment management.
Investors' response to tightening monetary policy in major markets and Russia's invasion of Ukraine saw the third consecutive month of outflows from retail funds, up from £2.5 billion in February to £3.4 billion in March, according to data published today by the Investment Association (IA).
Intense market uncertainty around rising inflation and tensions between Russia and Ukraine saw outflows from retail funds accelerate to £2.5 billion in February 2022, up from £1.2 billion in January, according to data published today by the Investment Association (IA).
Three new global FinTech partnerships between Engine – the Investment Association’s FinTech hub and accelerator – and Australia, Kenya and Luxembourg will be announced at the annual Emergent Tech (EmTech) Global conference today. The five latest firms to join Engine’s Innovator Programme will also be confirmed at the event.
Market uncertainty in January 2022 saw UK savers pull £642m out of retail funds, in the first such outflows since March 2020, the latest data published today by the Investment Association (IA) reveals.