The investment management industry has come together to agree a common language and clear product categorisation for responsible investment approaches to help savers better access and compare funds with a focus on environmental or social outcomes. Currently a variety of terms and phrases are used in different ways, which could leave customers confused or unable to find the investment opportunities to match their diverse responsible investment goals.
Savers invested £350m in UK funds in September, but money flowed out of equity funds at a record level, according to latest figures published today from the Investment Association (IA), the trade body representing UK investment managers.
Traders in the investment management and banking industries are calling on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and other European trading venues to review trading hours across Europe in a bid to improve culture, diversity and wellbeing on trading floors, and create more efficient markets.
The next government should promote the UK as the global leader for investment management by ensuring a modern regulatory system that focuses on international competitiveness as well as consumer protection.
Investors have encouraged all listed companies to have simpler executive pay policies that clearly link pay to a company’s long term success, in the Investment Association's (IA) updated annual guidelines for companies.
The Investment Association (IA), the trade body for the investment management industry whose members manage £7.7 trillion of assets, has appointed Katie Martin as its new Head of Communications, in a move to further strengthen the industry’s media profile.
The Investment Association (IA) has today opened applications as it seeks its third cohort of cutting-edge FinTech innovators for Velocity, the IA’s specialist FinTech accelerator and innovation hub for the investment management industry.