Trustees of the non-financial revolution

The concept of fiduciary obligation has had a hard time of late, laments John Plender

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Few investors believe hedge fund managers and private equity firms are worth the fees they charge
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Switching funds when a top manager or respected team moves jobs is a difficult decision
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Hey big spender of hedge fund expenses

John Kenchington believes it is time to take a long hard look at the jet-setting lifestyle

A new way to describe the ‘golden years’

The UK’s pensions system is unsustainable, say Arun Ratra and Kai Wallbaum

Obama hopes all politics is local for KXL

The North American pipeline is very important on the global energy chessboard, says John Dizard

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Star-crossed quest for the next El-Erian

Finance ministers and bankers at IMF annual meeting lament a lack of leadership

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No Blofeld behind bond (market) avalanche

The plunge suggested a dynamite cause, yet nothing much had happened

Disaster plans from clearing house geeks

Central banks prepare to deal with a crisis, as long as it is like the last one, says John Dizard

Expect more currency-war rhetoric ahead

John Plender warns of profound implications as more countries try to win a share of anaemic growth

Mixed asset funds could become bubble

In the world of mutual funds, product fashions change quickly

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Feel the fear if you want a better return

David Oakley says rising volatility may open up more opportunities for fund managers

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