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  • BlackRock loses $90bn investing in fossil fuels

    Added: Thu, 01/08/2019 - 13:17
    The world's largest fund manager, BlackRock, has lost more than $90bn (£74bn) investing in fossil fuel companies over the last decade, according to economists.
  • Pension withdrawals hit all-time high

    Added: Wed, 31/07/2019 - 16:10
    A record £2.75bn was withdrawn from pension savings in the second quarter of this year through flexible payments, according to figures released today by the UK government.
  • Investment management fees tumble across asset classes

    Added: Wed, 31/07/2019 - 14:18
    The average fee for an active global equity mandate has fallen by 11% since 2017 following increased competition and pressure from cheap index-tracking products.
  • UK automation doubles in three years

    Added: Tue, 30/07/2019 - 12:10
    The proportion of work completed using automation in the UK has more than doubled over the last three years, research from Willis Towers Watson (WLTW) has found.
  • Women save just one-third of what men do for retirement

    Added: Mon, 29/07/2019 - 14:35
    Women in the UK typically save less than one-third of what their male counterparts do for retirement, research by the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) has uncovered.
  • Cyber crime to cost global economy $5.2trn over five years

    Added: Fri, 26/07/2019 - 17:30
    The global economy will lose $5.2trn (£4.19trn) over the next five years because of cyber crime, with insurers, banks and capital markets facing a $700bn hit.
  • Investment giants predict huge boom in alternative protein market

    Added: Wed, 24/07/2019 - 16:30
    The alternative protein market will see its value rocket from $19.5bn (£15.6bn) to $100bn within 15 years, an investor network with over $5trn in assets under management has predicted.
  • Brexit ranked a bigger solvency risk than IFRS 17

    Added: Wed, 24/07/2019 - 15:46
    Non-life insurers across the UK and Ireland think that Brexit poses a bigger risk to their solvency than IFRS 17, an annual survey by Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) has uncovered.
  • Pension schemes falling short of TPR governance expectations

    Added: Tue, 23/07/2019 - 13:48
    A large number of UK pension schemes are failing to deliver on The Pensions Regulator's (TPR) governance and trusteeship expectations, a new survey has found.
  • Insurers rapidly moving to the cloud

    Added: Mon, 22/07/2019 - 13:16
    More than half of insurance companies are developing new IT operating models to support cloud technology, a global survey by consultancy firm Accenture has uncovered.


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