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    1. May 25, 2016

      Hedge fund managers betray glory days with groupthink

      The hedge fund manager — the highest-paid professional in contemporary finance — takes pride in an ability to think...

    2. May 15, 2016

      UBS seeks savings in wealth management empires

      UBS is seeking to save hundreds of millions of francs by sharing services between its two historically independent...

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    1. FT 400 Top Financial Advisers

      There appears to be no shortage of worries for American investors in 2016. Recent mark...
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    1. May 13, 2016

      ‘I don’t run [UBS wealth management] for good media coverage’

      UBS wealth management boss Jürg Zeltner is 20 minutes late. He has apologies at the ready and the perennial good excuse...

    2. May 3, 2016

      UBS shares drop after sharp fall in first-quarter profits

      UBS was one of the worst hit by the sharp falls in European bank shares on Tuesday after reporting a...

    3. April 28, 2016

      Christie’s marks 250th anniversary with sale of 25 masterpieces

      A family portrait of Lucian Freud’s expectant daughter and her husband has been unveiled as one of the highlights of an...

    4. April 28, 2016

      UBS to revamp wealth management business to cut costs

      UBS is planning to merge large parts of the back and middle-office functions in its wealth management business, in a...

    5. April 19, 2016

      No easy way as banks court Asia’s wealthy

      The multimillionaire sputtered into his wine when asked about the quality of his bank’s services. “Are you kidding?” he...

    6. April 12, 2016

      Britain-based billionaire calls for rich to bring assets onshore

      Sheikh Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber, the 15th richest man in Britain, has urged his fellow billionaires to bring their...

    7. April 8, 2016

      Panama Papers: Wealth managers tight-lipped over impact

      It is the topic that everyone has been talking about — and one the wealth management industry is doing its best to...

    8. April 5, 2016

      UK company register criticised as costly and bureaucratic

      Critics have lambasted the UK government’s attempt to combat tax evasion and money laundering through a new public...

    9. April 5, 2016

      Credit Suisse has high hopes for China

      Credit Suisse is planning a further push into China, where it has been “underweight”, as the bank’s chief executive...

    10. April 4, 2016

      Tilney Bestinvest snaps up Towry as wealth managers consolidate

      Wealth manager Tilney Bestinvest is taking over its rival Towry in a £600m deal that marks further consolidation within...

    11. April 3, 2016

      Markets spotlight: commentary in review

      Welcome to spotlight on market commentary, written by outside guest contributors and journalists at the Financial...

    12. March 30, 2016

      Female financial advisers remain in tiny minority at the top

      Women remain in a minority among the elite Financial Times 400 Top Financial Advisers. The list has been compiled...

    13. March 30, 2016

      Spouses and taxes — the wealthy need advice on it all

      Advisers to the wealthy often need to offer far more than guidance on how to make more money. For the very rich this...

    14. March 30, 2016

      One size does not fit all in hunt for alternative investment asset classes

      Wealthy investors are particularly interested in so-called alternative investment asset classes because they are hoping...

    15. March 30, 2016

      Kerry Knox— Baseball veteran is top of the financial advisers league

      Kerry Knox always had his eye on the big prize. But after a decade in minor league baseball trying to make it into the...

    16. March 30, 2016

      UK property funds see biggest outflows since 2008

      UK investors pulled more money out of property funds in February than in any month since 2008, amid fears of weakening...

    17. March 25, 2016

      AI progress fails to convince all investors

      Isaac Newton may have been one of the finest minds of all time, but he turned out to be a miserable investor. “I can...

    18. March 23, 2016

      Policy drives markets’ animal spirits

      Where has the W-shaped market left us? Surveys of positioning are usually a great way to work out the underlying drift...

    19. March 23, 2016

      Investors replace futures with ETFs

      Competition is heating up between exchange traded funds and listed derivatives to win the business of big investors. In...

    20. March 21, 2016

      Investors face challenge of their convictions

      All hail the great rebound. A weaker US dollar and firmer commodity prices — most importantly that of oil — have...

    21. March 20, 2016

      UK wealth managers back in focus for overseas buyers

      Two deals in two days is frenetic activity even for the UK’s rapidly consolidating wealth management industry. But...

    22. March 18, 2016

      Calm after the first-quarter storms

      Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose. As of Friday, the US stock market was exactly where it started the year. A...

    23. March 15, 2016

      SocGen to buy Kleinwort Benson for wealth management push

      Two of the oldest names in British banking are to combine after Société Générale of France said it had agreed to buy...

    24. March 15, 2016

      Credit Suisse hopes rich mix drives rally

      To Iqbal Khan, it is clear that Credit Suisse needs to raise its game. With the Swiss bank’s shares down 45 per cent...

    25. March 15, 2016

      Fund managers lose out from benchmarking

      The past year has not been a happy one for value managers who invest on the basis of fundamentals. Momentum traders who...

    26. March 11, 2016

      How do I get my hands on an old private pension?

      I have some money sitting in an old group personal pension that was set up in a company I used to work for. I can’t put...

    27. March 10, 2016

      Life after death: ensuring an artist’s legacy

      “Death can really make you look like a star,” said Andy Warhol. It is also no bar to making money. Michael Jackson and...

    28. March 4, 2016

      Emerging markets start to look less barren

      What are the chances that the detention of Brazil’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva goes down in investment...

    29. March 4, 2016

      Brexit: What worries Europe’s richest

      For Europe’s wealthiest, money is mobile. To gauge how rapidly Britain’s possible departure from the European Union...

    30. March 3, 2016

      UBS France probed on suspicion of interfering with tax witness

      Wealth management has been the financial saviour of Switzerland’s biggest banks but it can also be a perpetual thorn in...

    31. March 3, 2016

      Wealth managers’ push for scale triggers M&A surge

      Wealth managers hunting for greater scale to better tackle rising costs and more stringent regulation are driving...

    32. March 1, 2016

      UK’s billionaires are fewer and poorer

      There are fewer billionaires in the UK and they are almost $10bn poorer than last year, according to Forbes’ annual...

    33. March 1, 2016

      Blowing the whistle on buybacks and value destruction

      The wild gyrations in the stock market since January cast the high volume of share buybacks in 2015 in a fascinating...

    34. February 29, 2016

      Markets face $1tn Asian EM debt worries

      Highly indebted companies across Asia are closely watching the direction of the US dollar. A case in point is Agile...

    35. February 19, 2016

      Mr Robot, your new financial adviser

      The future of financial advice could be part-human, part-robot with hybrid advisers potentially managing up to 10 per...

    36. February 15, 2016

      European banks face array of challenges

      The demise of European bank share prices and debt is a wake-up call. Economic growth and financial stability are...

    37. February 12, 2016

      Investors have a hawk-eye on Wimbledon investment opportunity

      For tennis fans they are the equivalent of Willy Wonka’s Golden Ticket. For the wealthy seeking an investment, the...

    38. February 10, 2016

      UBS wealth arm considers launching robo-advice

      UBS Wealth Management is looking “with interest” at offering its clients automated, robo-advice as the industry...

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