Peter Meier says smaller pension funds need to focus on one strategy
Underperforming investors that do not step up their game face being stripped of status after two years
Also: BNY Mellon to roll out corporate bond trading initiative
Also: MiFID II research cost unbundling rule to speed up consolidation
Poll of UK-based investment management professionals reveals EU nationals’ fears of post-Brexit job security
Commission assigns mandate for large-scale study of retail investment products
Next step is to run entire administration of APG’s company scheme through blockchain
Plus: Russell’s £100m fiduciary mandate; NEST appoints new adviser; FCA launches manager authorisation hub
FCA says new rules will not cause forced sales of assets after 3 January 2018 implementation
Also: Carbon pricing, PRI US capture, SDGs, Vontobel, Candriam
Also: BNP Paribas steps back from tar sands, shale oil financing; JPMorgan launches first European ETFs
Also: SSGA, Columbia Threadneedle to absorb research costs; DC Thomson invests in research offering
The cosy old world of asset management seems already seems like a different era. One day, CEOs will probably tell their grandchildren about the bygone days of fat margins, soft dollars and dubious intermediary arrangements
Data is transforming asset management. Are humans a weak link or an indispensable component?
Familiar set-ups in asset management are becoming obsolete in the face of Darwinian forces
Can markets offer investors better price discovery for a lower spread?
Pension funds are consolidating. What are the consequences for investment managers?
Asset managers must put client interests first as Brexit negotiations draw near
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