Fund groups are facing a fresh headwind to their expansion attempts as global private banks' buy lists shrink post-RDR.
The Big Question
Veteran fund manager Graham French is to leave M&G, handing over his Global Basics fund to his co-manager. Should holders of the fund consider other options?
UBS Wealth Management UK has poached a six-strong team from Deutsche Bank to broaden its service to financial planners.
THE BIG QUESTION
While its successful stock market debut stole the headlines and confirmed its position as the darling of the US tech sector, there is more to tech than Twitter.
UBS Global Asset Management has closed its UBS Global Diversified fund as it continues to streamline its UK fund range.
Bill O'Neill, head of chief investment office of wealth management research UK at UBS Wealth Management, has warned there are three key 'nasties and traps' to watch out on the way to global economic recovery.
UBS Exchange Traded Funds has listed 14 ETFs on five UK platforms in a move to make its products more accessible to IFAs and retail investors, following a recent fee cut.
UBS has upgraded Aberdeen Asset Management from neutral to buy after the group confirmed it is in talks to buy Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (SWIP).
Rob Gambi has been appointed chief investment officer of Henderson, starting in 2014.
UBS Global Asset Management has promoted John Dugenske to the position of global head of fixed income to replace exiting manager Rob Gambi.
THE BIQ QUESTION
UBS Global Asset Management has reduced the charges across its exchange traded funds (ETFs) range, as pricing pressures on ETFs escalate.
UBS Global Asset Management is closing its European Equity fund in September due to poor performance and dwindling assets.
Franklin Templeton has hired former Insight and Armstrong manager Toby Hayes to manage a new multi-asset range, Investment Week can reveal.
Global markets have had a volatile relationship with the central banks this summer, as the US Federal Reserve began hinting at tapering its asset purchasing programme.
A number of big name fund managers have been flagged by Bestinvest's latest infamous list of "dog funds", which names and shames the worst performing funds available to UK investors.
UBS head of fixed income capability Simon Foster is considering moving assets in to mortgage backed securities (MBS) as fears over the potential end of quantitative easing (QE) weigh heavy on investors.