Pension funds and investment managers have joined forces to launch a new steering group to examine how stewardship and a focus on long-term investment can be better integrated into the investment process to create sustainable value for savers and investors.
Exchange traded funds (ETFs) will be included in the Investment Association’s (IA) sectors from 19 April 2021. Their inclusion will coincide with the division of the IA Global Bonds sector, which will be split into 14 new sectors.
UK savers prioritised diversification as Global (equity) and Global Bonds became the top two best-selling IA sectors respectively in October 2020, according to latest figures published today by the Investment Association (IA).
Sophisticated fraudsters have ratcheted up their operations to target retail investors, as incidents of large-scale investment scams nearly quadrupled since July, new data published today by the Investment Association reveals.