Read our latest press releases covering IA and industry news, developments and events.

Press release
17
Jul
2024

Investment Association comments on the King's Speech

We welcome the Government's focus on securing economic stability and growth, encouraging investment, and improving people's financial futures through wealth creation. Today’s speech offers a forward-looking plan which recognises the importance of partnership with the private sector, and the investment management industry will play an active role in achieving these aims.
Press release
11
Jul
2024

Funds return to modest outflow in May as ISA season boost fades – IA monthly stats release

• UK investors withdrew £136 million from funds in May, following two months of inflows during ISA season throughout March and April.
• In May investors withdrew £1.8 billion from UK equity funds, the highest monthly outflow on record.
• Inflows into index trackers remained strong with net retail sales of £2.1 billion, however, this is below the previous month’s record £3.8 billion.
Press release
06
Jun
2024

IA Annual Conference 2024 - Chris Cummings, IA Chief Executive, keynote speech

Chris Cummings, Chief Executive of the Investment Association (IA), calls for a recalibration of risk and a shift away from a culture of safetyism, so that investment managers can effectively deliver long-term returns for customers, and help drive UK economic growth, in a keynote speech delivered at the IA's 2024 annual conference.