Shareholder value not short-term profit

The biggest rewards should go to managers who think long-term, write Dominic Barton and Mark Wiseman

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Borse Dubai took a stake in the London Stock Exchange in 2007 ©Bloomberg
Retail investors appear to be growing more cautious and avoiding risk when it comes to equities
A broker monitors share prices while trading at a brokerage firm in Mumbai May 13, 2014. Indian shares rose as much as 2.2 percent on Tuesday, a third consecutive record high, as stocks of companies focussed on the domestic sector surged after exit polls showed the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies winning a majority in the elections. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS ELECTIONS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) ©Reuters
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Goldman sells out of busiest UK ports

Canada pension plan, Hermes buy Associated British Ports shares

Opaque fund manager costs criticised

Lack of transparency damages reputation of industry

Companies warned on insurance rules revamp

Business must take policies more seriously, says pension trustee

The money keeps rolling in to hedge funds

Large investors remain as keen as ever on the industry

Local pensions waste millions on fees

Vast discrepancy in management costs between UK schemes

German pensions face demographic time-bomb

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

FCA criticised over pensions rules delay

‘Remedies’ to sector feared to arrive after overhaul

Labour MPs warn on pension reform advice

Government ‘incapable or unwilling’ to protect savers from scams

A portfolio beyond equities and bonds

Complex securities are an asset allocation challenge


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