Investment managers are calling for greater transparency on ethnic diversity on boards as almost three-quarters of FTSE 100 companies failed to report the ethnic make-up of their boards in this year’s AGM season, according to data from the Investment Association (IA)*.
A cross-industry mentoring programme for senior black professionals in investment management has today been launched by Investment20/20, the Investment Association’s talent solution, and #talkaboutblack.
Total assets under management by Investment Association (IA) members reached a record high of £8.5 trillion at the end of 2019, despite ongoing political instability including the UK’s departure from the EU in January 2020.
For investment managers to successfully adopt cutting-edge technology, there must be a clear, specific business problem to solve, and an organisational culture and multi-level senior sponsorship supportive of innovation, a new guide published today by the Investment Association (IA) has concluded.
The Investment Association (IA) has today launched a consultation into the future of its Global Bonds sector. The IA’s 37 sectors enable savers to easily navigate the open-ended fund market by dividing them into groups of similar funds. The consultation proposes dividing the Global Bonds sector, comprised of 193 funds, into ten new sectors.