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M&A, millennials and robo-advice: 11 trends to watch in UK wealth management

Outsourcing solutions service SEI Wealth Platform has identified 11 growing trends within the UK wealth management space against a backdrop of a changing client landscape and technology, as well as external pressures like regulation. ...

Gallery: The UK’s 12 most-shorted stocks

Investment Week takes a look at the 12 most heavily shorted stocks in the UK market, based on research from Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management.

FCA appoints Maggie Craig as its first Scotland head

The FCA has appointed Maggie Craig as its first head of department for Scotland, operating out of the regulator’s Edinburgh office.

Pictet hires total return equities head from hedge fund firm

Pictet Asset Management has appointed Doc Horn from hedge fund manager UBS O’Connor as head of total return equities.

Close Brothers recruits investment manager from Brewin Dolphin

Close Brothers Asset Management has hired Mark Rowe-Ham as investment manager for its discretionary management service.

FCA reveals plans to extend Senior Managers Regime to all financial services sectors

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today unveiled its proposals for the extension of the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) to nearly all regulated firms, including asset managers.

Brewin Dolphin reports record income in strong quarter

Brewin Dolphin has made a record total income for the quarter ended 30 June, while its total funds have grown by 3.7% over the period to £39.2bn.

Jupiter’s Slendebroek: We are preparing for a hard Brexit

Jupiter CEO Maarten Slendebroek has said the firm is preparing for a hard Brexit amid continued uncertainty around the outcome of the negotiations between UK and EU officials.

WisdomTree’s Nossek: Gilts at risk from overseas selling if sterling slides further

Viktor Nossek, director of research at WisdomTree in Europe, looks at the potential impact on gilts from further weakening or volatility in the UK currency over the long term.

Lyxor launches pair of infrastructure ETFs

Lyxor Asset Management has launched two infrastructure ETFs, the Lyxor FTSE USA Core Infrastructure Capped UCITS ETF and the Lyxor FTSE Developed Europe Core Infrastructure Capped UCITS ETF.