The Big Picture: What were the biggest stories from August?

Recapping last month's top stories

James Baxter-Derrington
clock • 1 min read
The Big Picture

The Big Picture

There were several high-profile moves across the industry, including at Columbia Threadneedle from BMO's EMEA team, following its acquisition of the firm.

August saw the return of the central banking symposium at Jackson Hole, an event which has retained an air of excitement since the days of Ben Bernanke's speeches in the wake of the global financial crisis. On this occasion, however, the Delta variant put a dampener both on plans for tapering and the event itself, held virtually. Elsewhere, DWS has come under fire for misrepresenting its sustainability credentials and finds itself at the heart of an SEC, BaFin and US federal investigation, while a new report from Green Park found board gender parity will not be achieved until 2059, unles...

To continue reading this article...

Join Investment Week

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the investment industry, including the Sustainable Hub covering fund news from the ESG space
  • Get ahead of regulatory and technological changes affecting fund management
  • Important and breaking news stories selected by the editors delivered straight to your inbox each day
  • Weekly members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from leading industry experts
  • Be the first to hear about our extensive events schedule and awards programmes

Join now


Already an Investment Week


More on Global

William Morris of Weatherbys Private Bank

Past recessions are not a guide to the future

US unemployment still low

William Morris
clock 17 August 2022 • 4 min read
Market Blog: UK real wages fall to lowest point in two decades

Market Movers Blog: UK real pay falls at fastest rate in two decades

Latest news and analysis

Investment Week
clock 15 August 2022 • 1 min read
Josh Mayne, Lowes Financial Management

Structured products in Q2: Positive returns in volatile market

Q2 2022 maturity results

Josh Mayne
clock 09 August 2022 • 2 min read