15 July 2014
When the FSA first announced its RDR in June 2006, its aim was simple: to ensure consumers knew exactly what they were paying for their funds, platforms, and advice.
14 July 2014
Platforms are racing to update their conversion programmes as advisers complain about hefty charges when switching clients into clean share classes.
10 April 2014
Fidelity Worldwide Investment has moved to put pressure on rivals in the passive space with the launch of four low-cost index funds.
28 February 2014
Fidelity's Personal Investing platform has moved to minimise the impact of D2C super clean fund deals on the end-investor by offering to refund the difference when funds are available more cheaply elsewhere.
17 February 2014
Fidelity Worldwide Investment's UK managing director Hugh Mullan is to step down in April, Investment Week can reveal.
10 February 2014
Fidelity Worldwide Investment is set to launch a new equity index range in March, available to the adviser market exclusively through FundsNetwork with fees starting at 0.09%.
06 February 2014
Hargreaves Lansdown has topped the Platforum's first list of Britain's best D2C platforms despite charging a higher price than many competitors.
17 December 2013
Next year will bring the realisation that super clean is not so super, predicts Fidelity FundsNetwork, with rebates trumping super clean share classes.
11 December 2013
Fidelity Worldwide Investment has secured best price fund deals from the vast majority of its major fund partners after groups agreed to sign up to its recently-unveiled Access programme.
11 December 2013
The UK could be the first developed country to raise interest rates, with a hike coming as soon as next year, according to Fidelity fixed income head Andrew Wells.
03 December 2013
A number of asset managers stand to double their market share if they are prepared to be aggressive on super clean pricing, according to research from Barclays.
27 November 2013
The increasingly rapid move towards restricted architecture and a focus on cost above all else across the financial services industry could spark the next mis-selling scandal, Fidelity's Ed Dymott has said.
08 November 2013
Fidelity's Ed Dymott recalls Supermarket Sweep to make a pricing point...
10 October 2013
Fidelity is to spend £250m across its UK platform business over the next five years as part of a plan to enhance its open architecture proposition and dominate the distribution landscape.
18 September 2013
Fidelity FundsNetwork has told advisers it has no plans to switch off trail commission before the 2016 deadline.
Africa is fast becoming one of the world’s hottest regions for oil and gas, as it is relatively underexplored. But operating on the continent offers its own unique challenges, as Garry White, chief investment commentator at Charles Stanley Direct, explains
As investors increasingly push the boundaries in search of accessible alternatives, the alternative beta concept may become a significant part of investors’ toolkit, says Olivia Mayell, client portfolio manager at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
In recent years, investing in Europe's periphery has often lead to very binary outcomes. Argonaut Capital's Greg Bennett explains how the region is cleaning up its act.
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