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LGIM chooses Dublin as European centre following Brexit vote

Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has confirmed Dublin will become its new European centre, but it remains unclear how many jobs could move or be created in Ireland.

Moody’s: China faces further downgrades unless ballooning credit checked

China could suffer yet another downgrade from Moody’s, as two officials from the ratings agency suggest the country’s structural reforms will not be enough to halt rising debt levels.

Standard Life appoints head of Brexit strategy

Standard Life has hired Paul McGhee as head of Brexit strategy as the insurer prepares itself for the impact of the UK’s divorce from the EU.

Meet the Adviser Champions: Nucleus’s David Ferguson

Fees across the whole value chain of advice could amount to as little as 1.2% in five years’ time, predicts Nucleus chief executive and founder David Ferguson.

Industry Voice: UK economic data has finally turned for the worse

In June 2016, immediately before the Brexit referendum, a curious thing happened.

Threadneedle UK Social Bond fund reduces duration and changes benchmark

Columbia Threadneedle Investments manager Simon Bond has reduced the duration of his UK Social Bond fund and changed its benchmark in response to investor feedback.

Deloitte: Four catalysts changing the asset management landscape in 2017

Deloitte consultancy subsidiary Casey Quirk has outlined four key trends set to transform the asset management world in 2017, including low market returns and distribution consolidation, that is leading to an acceleration in M&A activity....

Oil prices fall as OPEC’s production cuts disappoint market

OPEC’s failure to deepen production cuts at the latest meeting has caused a fall in oil prices, as oil bulls were hoping for either a deeper or longer extension of the current agreement.

Code of conduct unveiled for MiFID II research unbundling

A code of conduct to help asset managers observe best practice following the introduction of MiFID II research unbundling rules is set for launch, Investment Week has learned.

Fitz reveals 80% of managers are subsidising fund expenses

Research firm Fitz Partners has estimated that 79% of cross-border managers distributing into Europe are subsidising their own funds’ operating expenses in efforts to keep client charges down.