Pension auto-enrolment bears fruit in US

More than half of companies sign up employees as default to combat savings inertia

US target-date funds lose their allure

Financial crisis takes shine off target-date funds

US pensions: target-date funds on rise

Increasing number of products on the market, with different approaches to risk

US pensions: the pitfalls of 401(k) plans

High fees and savings inertia can eat into retirement savings

Cinven to buy Labco in €1.2bn deal

Move comes after French medical group abandoned float plans

Vanguard’s commanding position

The index fund pioneer’s low fees have driven down costs but is its success a cyclical phenomenon?

Quindell founder Rob Terry

Rob Terry regains control of Quindell unit

Entrepreneur funds purchase of 49% stake in video services group

PPI costs could rise on fresh clampdown

FCA considers ‘additional rules’ following court ruling

Call for planes, trains and cable funding

Businesses urge institutional investors to fund infrastructure

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Salvaging the reputations of banks

After the banks, attention is now shifting to insurers

Unravelling ‘gap risk’ at Deutsche Bank

German group’s accounting treatment of a derivatives portfolio falls foul of the SEC

Deutsche fined for misstating derivatives

Bank agrees to pay $55m to resolve SEC allegations

Rishi Khosla: challenger banking pioneer

Fundraising difficulties inspired the creation of a start-up lender

Crowdfunding investors urged to be wary

Research shows model vulnerable to excessive estimates

Odey raises stake in Plus500

Hedge fund manager is trading platform’s largest single investor

Keydata fine shows FCA is more oily cart

Biggest penalty watchdog has imposed on an individual

Profits at a price in the world of hedge funds

Hedge funds vary widely in investment style and performance but fees are invariably high

Private equity aims for retail investors

Minimum investments could traditionally have exceeded $5m, excluding all but the wealthiest

Calpers and Calstrs urge climate backing

More than 100 fund manager heads sign letter

UK market review to push for tougher sentences

Punitive approach likely after City scandals like forex rigging


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