News 20 Jul 18
Martin Currie brings manager of defunct fund back into the fold
Martin Currie has brought former global equity manager Paul Sloane back into the fold as its hiring spree continues.
Alternatives 18 Jul 18
SLI Gars hits back at ‘sniping’ media in performance update
Standard Life Investment’s Global Absolute Return Strategy (Gars) has admitted prepping too early for the end of the cycle and vented about the level of media attention on its multi-billion pound outflows.
Investment 16 Jul 18
Model portfolio risk labels ‘dangerously naive’
The Financial Conduct Authority has taken aim at risk-targeted model portfolios in its platforms study, which has sparked calls for platform providers to re-evaluate “subjective” branding and the amount of information they disclose.
Companies 13 Jul 18
Analysts divided on Hargreaves ahead of platform study
JP Morgan Cazenove has downgraded Hargreaves Lansdown arguing its high price tag fails to reflect regulatory uncertainties, while Numis Securities has argued the retail platformer is a “structural growth story” with room for further earnings growth.