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Cross-border marketing: Managing a lack of harmonisation
Despite the passporting features of EU regulation, it seems fund managers are still finding it difficult to circumvent the apparent inconsistencies in how EU Member States apply directives relating to the cross-border fund registration, distribution and marketing of funds.
Digital Impact - is your business already Millennial-proof?
To win over and accommodate millennials, wealth management firms and fund managers need to run to keep up in order to adapt not only their product ranges and advisory approaches, but also their marketing methods and business models – while staying at the forefront of technology. Learn more how FE fundinfo can help Fund Distributors and Fund Managers build innovative websites and fund centres with state of the art Digital Solutions.
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.