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Ethics require sacrifices, such as higher fees and lower academic salaries
First stirrings of consolidation after start of Mifid II rules for European markets
Fund managers spend substantially less if they absorb cost of broker notes
Analysis of a manager’s trades, rather than historic record, is key to telling if they outperform
Companies are facing challenges over transparency around liquidity and best execution
Aesthetics are overrated, say Citibank
Investment vehicle’s decision to buy and store uranium has triggered a rare rally
The iPhone halo versus falling margins, lumpy sales, and endless capex.
A 5.3 per cent inflation adjusted return, from here to the horizon...
New European investment research rules trigger sharp drop in commissions
Some effects may have been exaggerated, but that's not the whole story.
Pointless research loaded charges on to investors that they found hard to identify or control
Mifid II rule change prompts “aggressive lowball pricing” threat from banks
Shift of research analysts to Paris is being made ahead of Brexit deadline
Signs that new Mifid II rules around research distribution are beginning to bite
Many junior staff are departing to take in-house roles at asset managers
Survey says ‘web-scraped data’ will be in greater demand
Former Barclays chief makes move to seek profit from Mifid II upheaval
German finance group’s experiment is latest attempt to cut costs by automation
Fund managers criticise deteriorating quality of research
Reforms to stop burden of research costs have skewed ecosystem in a different way
UK regulator’s investigation to focus on research costs and corporate access
Asset managers cut fees for share trading after introduction of Europe’s Mifid II rules