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  1. Fast FT

    March 31, 2016

    Thiam received £5m pay packet for final months at Prudential

    Tidjane Thiam received a total pay package worth £5m from Prudential for the five months of 2015 that he was still on...

  2. Fast FT

    March 24, 2016

    Credit Suisse's Thiam took big pay cut after Prudential

    Credit Suisse’s new chief executive Tidjane Thiam took a big pay cut to join the Swiss bank. The bank’s annual report...

  3. March 20, 2016

    Movers & shakers: March 21

    • Natixis Asset Management has moved swiftly to find a replacement for Pascal Voisin, who resigned unexpectedly this...

  4. Fast FT

    March 15, 2016

    Legal & General boosts dividend, commits to future rises

    Legal & General increased its dividend by a fifth as it reported results for 2015. The insurer, which had already more...

  5. March 10, 2016

    Allianz hires Jackie Hunt to oversee Pimco

    Allianz has hired Jackie Hunt, the former head of Prudential’s UK business, to oversee its troubled asset manager...

  6. Fast FT

    March 10, 2016

    Aviva raises dividend 15% as it hits costs targets early

    UK insurer Aviva said it would achieve the cost savings from its Friends Life acquisition a year ahead of schedule as...

  7. March 9, 2016

    Prudential to pay special dividend after beating expectations

    Prudential brushed off fears of a slowdown in Asia as it revealed 2015 results that beat expectations and declared a...

  8. March 9, 2016

    Pru boss is halfway between Superman and Clark Kent

    Faster than a speeding bullet? Leaping tall buildings in a single bound? Prudential’s new boss Mike Wells bears a...

  9. February 21, 2016

    Movers & shakers: February 22

    • Nikko Asset Management has appointed Udo von Werne as chief executive of its operations in Europe, the Middle East...

  10. February 18, 2016

    All eyes on dividends as UK insurers begin results season

    Back in December, the first half of 2016 looked relatively straightforward for the UK’s large life insurers. The EU’s...

  11. February 15, 2016

    HSBC: eastern promises

    The decision by HSBC to remain in London rather than up sticks to Hong Kong should surprise no one except for credulous...

  12. February 7, 2016

    The week: February 8

    • Anne Richards is to become the first female chief executive of M&G Investments, the £247bn investment arm of...

  13. February 2, 2016

    Prudential slumps over prospects for China growth

    Prudential hit a two-year low on Tuesday amid worries about tougher exchange controls in China, one of the insurer’s...

  14. Fast FT

    February 2, 2016

    Prudential shares fall on report of Chinese restriction

    Prudential had its shares suspended after suffering one of the biggest falls on the FTSE 100. Analysts blamed the drop...

  15. February 2, 2016

    Global equities sell-off quickens amid oil and China angst

    The sell-off in global equities is gathering pace this afternoon, as the oil rout resumes, metal prices slide and...

  16. February 1, 2016

    Aberdeen’s Anne should give M&G and industry new, clear options

    Anne Richards, newly-anointed chief executive of M&G Investments, was once a research fellow at Cern, where nuclear...

  17. January 20, 2016

    Prudential drops as FTSE falls into bear market

    Prudential was among the casualties of Wednesday’s stocks sell-off as the FTSE 100 moved into a bear market. A profit...

  18. January 19, 2016

    Prudential signals retreat from UK annuity market

    Prudential has signalled a pull-back from the UK annuity market, saying that the new Solvency II rules make it tougher...

  19. Fast FT

    January 19, 2016

    Prudential appoints Foley head of UK business

    Prudential has ended months of uncertainty by appointing a new head for its UK business. John Foley, who has been...

  20. January 17, 2016

    Prudential to make first move on new capital rules

    Prudential will this week set a benchmark for rivals by becoming the first of the UK insurers to reveal its capital...

  21. January 11, 2016

    Investors warm to UK science parks

    The UK’s largest portfolio of privately owned science parks has been bought by a US private equity company in a deal...

  22. December 26, 2015

    New Brooms: Bank CEOs embark on clean-up

    In 2015, new bank chief executives have been rather like buses. You wait ages while anger mounts over regulation of the...

  23. December 7, 2015

    Omani sovereign wealth fund holds talks to invest in Kenmare

    An Omani sovereign wealth fund is in talks to invest $100m in Kenmare Resources, owner of a Mozambican mine, after the...

  24. December 4, 2015

    Self-employed turn their backs on pensions

    Just one in ten self-employed workers are paying into a pension, a dramatic fall from previous years, prompting...

  25. November 15, 2015

    Movers & shakers: November 16

    ● Four new portfolio managers at Eastspring Investments, the $125bn Asian investment management arm of Prudential, the...

  26. November 10, 2015

    Prudential hit by withdrawals from M&G investment arm

    Outflows from the asset manager M&G and concerns about a sales slowdown in some Asian insurance markets took the shine...

  27. November 8, 2015

    Prudential policy leaves UK insurance division in question

    The image of the “man from the Pru” — the insurance agent selling life policies door-to-door — is embedded in Britain’s...

  28. October 19, 2015

    Fund manager pay needs tougher regulation

    Even by the standards of the glitziest investment bankers, the pay packages handed out to some asset managers are...

  29. October 12, 2015

    Regulators set their sights on insurance

    The $185bn bailout of the insurer AIG still makes Ben Bernanke fume. “Once I fully understood how irresponsible, or...

  30. September 15, 2015

    Former financial watchdog Lord Turner joins Prudential board

    Lord Turner of Ecchinswell, the former financial watchdog who pledged to “consign to the dustbin of history” soft-touch...

  31. August 11, 2015

    Prudential: summer slide

    Not exactly a crisis but certainly a summer malaise. Shares in Prudential, for so long the darling of the UK life...

  32. August 11, 2015

    Prudential’s new chief unveils forecast-beating profits

    The Prudential’s new chief executive was given further encouragement on Tuesday to stick to the strategy pursued by his...

  33. FT Alphaville

    August 11, 2015

    Opening Quote: It's a merger of annuities

    Two annuity specialists are joining forces, the Pru posts its first numbers since Tidjane Thiam’s departure and...

  34. FT Alphaville

    August 5, 2015

    FT Opening Quote - Winters is coming to StanChart

    New CEO Bill Winters could produce the first signs of a turnaround at Standard Chartered in results later this morning....

  35. July 29, 2015

    Investors pull £2.7bn from giant M&G bond fund

    Investors pulled £2.7bn out of M&G’s flagship Optimal Income fund in three months after a decline in performance...

  36. July 14, 2015

    Insurers face greater competition from pension overhaul

    Britain’s biggest insurers are facing a possible rewriting of tax relief rules that would usher in sweeping changes to...

  37. June 14, 2015

    Foreign insurers hit roadblock in India growth plans

    Prudential and Standard Life, India’s two largest foreign insurers by market share, have hit a regulatory roadblock in...

  38. May 31, 2015

    Prudential chief executive Wells must navigate choppy regulatory waters

    When Mike Wells takes the hot seat at Prudential on Monday, he will in effect take charge of four FTSE 100 companies....

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