Local pensions waste millions on fees

Vast discrepancy in management costs between UK schemes

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Retail investors appear to be growing more cautious and avoiding risk when it comes to equities

Pimco drops out of top-10 brands

US bond manager voted 12th most popular in Europe

BlackRock avoids embarrassing takeover

Fund house almost forced to bid for Australian takeover

Opaque fund manager costs criticised

Lack of transparency damages reputation of industry

Lombard Odier enters ETF market

Fund house and ETF Securities join up for ‘smart-beta’ products

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, leaves No.11 Downing street to deliver the last budget of the coalition.
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The money keeps rolling in to hedge funds

Large investors remain as keen as ever on the industry

German pensions face demographic time-bomb

Concern that retirement reforms will trigger a considerable increase in employee contributions

Outsmarting the professionals

Retail investors appear to be growing more cautious on equities

Baillie Gifford prefers Hong Kong

Manager adopts wait and see approach to mainland Chinese equities


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