Rathbones bears research costs at expense of unit trust margins
To comply with new Mifid II regulations, Rathbones Unit Trust Management has decided to bear the costs of its fund research but admitted unit trust margins “will not be unaffected.”
Asset managers doubt future of ethical investing as costs rise
A new global survey of asset managers has revealed more than a quarter believe the cost of ethical investing will soar in the coming years.
Credit Suisse ‘yearbook’ forecasts rate rise impact on wealth
Credit Suisse has released a report which forecasts real equity returns will be limited to 4-6% over the next ten years and real bond returns will be close to zero.
Asset management margin pressure to continue, Numis says
Asset management firms should expect an environment of low growth for earnings and pay for the foreseeable future, according to research by Numis.
Institutional investors moving away from traditional bond exposure – research
A study by NN Investment Partners shows that nearly half of investors are worried about bonds not offering as much capital protection as previously.