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.
Investors will be clamping down further on executive pension perks in a move to promote fairness and good employee relations, the Investment Association's (IA) updated annual pay guidelines for companies today reveals.
The IA’s Climate Change Position Paper, published in full today, represents the stance of the UK’s £8.5 trillion investment management industry and reflects the importance with which the industry views climate change.
“This is welcome news from the Chancellor. Financial services will be critical in driving the economy to net zero, and the launch of the UK’s first Sovereign Green Bond, combined with plans to make TCFD disclosure mandatory by 2025, are important and ambitious steps as we seek to build a more resilient and sustainable financial system."