Up-to-date performance data during fast moving markets with FE Analytics
With markets moving dramatically within a single day, having access to up-to-date and reliable data is imperative so you always have an accurate picture on performance and can understand how your clients’ portfolios are affected.
The rise in 3rd party investment propositions – a prevailing trend
Despite more model portfolio providers entering the market and the prediction of demand from advisers plateauing, it seems that the requirement for greater transparency of charges from MiFID II has accelerated the trend for investment outsourcing.
FE Analytics lockdown learning
We know how important investment research and analysis is during this period of uncertainty. That’s why for the month of May 2020, we are offering firms with a full FE Analytics licence the chance to access our FE Analytics Training Academy ‘Modular Course + Certification Package’ for advisers, absolutely free of charge.
Battle Royal or Just a Misunderstanding over PRIIPs Past Performance?
Mikkel Bates, Regulatory Manager of FE fundinfo, on the growing chasm between the regulators and Better Finance (a European body representing savers and investors), and the European Commission and MEPs on the most heavily criticised section of KIDs - performance ratios.
Helping your clients understand sequencing risk
As it looks increasingly like we have now passed the peak of the coronavirus crisis in the UK, commentary has turned to what the potential economic fallout could look like. Nervous clients who stoically rode out the initial market falls may now be reconsidering their options. In this article we show how you can demonstrate sequencing risk through turbulent market conditions, in a visual way your clients can relate to.
What could an economic recovery look like?
The rapid economic slowdown and financial market correction has led to speculation about how long any recession will last and what shape the economic recovery will take. In this article we take a closer look at the likelihood of a V, U, L or W shaped recovery. FOR ADVISER USE ONLY.
Key insights from the FE fundinfo Financial Adviser Survey 2020
The 2020 FE fundinfo Financial Adviser survey is now in its 5th year running. Between the months of November and December 2019 (before the Covid-19 pandemic), we asked 271 financial advisers about their 2020 outlook.
Regulatory requirements for Fund Managers on the increase in Asia
To help Fund Managers and Distributors fulfil their obligations under the new rules from the Hong Kong SFC, FE fundinfo is currently collecting this data from Fund Managers and supporting them in disseminating their regulatory data and documents to Fund Distributors via data feeds to help them demonstrate suitability.
Using data and analytics to help reassure your clients
With the high levels of market volatility seen over recent weeks many of the conversations advisers are having with their clients are focused on the strategies available to help mitigate the risks of falling markets. It’s also an important in times like these to reiterate to clients why they should continue to invest for the long term and not react to short term panic.
The timing of changes to PRIIPs KIDs?
The European securities regulator ESMA has delayed the deadline for responses to its consultation on technical standards on the provision of investment services and activities by third-country firms by four weeks from the end of March to 28 April.
Update - Business Continuity Planning for the COVID-19 threat
All our lives and businesses are changing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is an uncertain and unprecedented time for everyone and our concern is always first and foremost the health and safety of our employees, customers and partners.