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.
Fraudsters are targeting retail investors in new, sophisticated and large-scale scams, convincing some savers to purchase bogus investment products and disclose their personal details, the Investment Association (IA) warns today.