It would be fair to say the industry has been very successful at creating products that are good at accumulating wealth for clients.
Boom in Bitcoin
Waverton's CEO Fleming: The importance of culture and ownership in asset management is fundamentally underestimated
Company now at next stage of development
It is often said the problem with regulators is they spend so much time looking at past problems they miss the ones coming up.
Lawrence Gosling reviews his favourite investment titles for those with a little time to spare over the festive period.
I did something really bad recently. I showed my three-year-old granddaughter how 'click and pay' works.
Women in Investment awards held by IW
What should we teach school children in 2030? The charity Nesta asked this question in a recent report and it was too good a headline not to tuck away and comment on.
Despite the UK being home to one of the world's most dominant financial centres, it ranks only 13th in the OECD in terms of the number of scale-up businesses based in the country.
Views of tax raises 'overblown'
In the latest in our series of interviews with some of the industry's key Investment Influencers, Investment Week talks to Jake Moeller of Thomson Reuters Lipper.
'When is the correction coming?' I asked some respected investors a couple of weeks ago - a question many are considering but only a few are brave enough to speak up about.
Ahead of this year's event
Attributing fees to fund range
Tax affairs of rich and famous
Old Mutual Wealth's Goodland: Senior leadership need to 'walk the walk' on creating a more diverse talent pool
The importance of financial education
PARTNER INSIGHT: Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) UK equity managers Richard Marwood, Henry Lowson and Martin Cholwill believe investors must focus on sustainability instead of chasing yield in a low interest environment.
Different understanding of risk
There is a strange obsession in this country with asking successful fund managers when they are going to retire.
What constitutes value for money for investors?
In the latest in our series of interviews with some of the industry's key Investment Influencers, Investment Week talks to Shane Balkham of Beaufort Investment Management.
Yves Choueifaty, president and CIO of TOBAM, talks to Lawrence Gosling about meeting clients' needs for diversified portfolios.
Regular readers of my grumbling will know how frustrated I get with the language universally used by the industry.
In the latest in our series of interviews with some of the industry's key Investment Influencers, Investment Week talks to Haig Bathgate of TCAM.
The importance of diversity for financial services
The government seems to know the answer to the above question as it has commissioned a report/review into the area, but I still find myself a little confused by the concept.
In the past five to ten years, we have all become more familiar with behavioural economics, and the past few months has seen the launch of some funds using a strand of this through artificial intelligence (AI).
'Equivalent of investment trolling'
Launching on 19 September
Does it feel like a decade since the global financial crisis (GFC) began? Has it actually ended yet? What are the lessons we have learnt in that time?
George Orwell once wrote that today's newspapers are tomorrow's fish and chip paper, and if he had lived in the digital age he might have included a lot of what is written on the web too.
Active funds' transaction fees have dropped by 20% since 2014
If the FCA gets its way and there is some form of price war to create more competition, what shape would it take? What is a competitive price?
18-year-olds offered loans
What would it take to help the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire?
Following FCA Final Report last week
Views from WHEB Asset Management
Taking over from departing Marriage and Warren
Kids are 'bamboozled by saving'
Market should make the choice
It is over 20 years since Investment Week launched a sister publication to write about one of the 'bridesmaids' of financial services: the protection sector.
FCA should look at index providers first
'Buyer beware' in the solutions arena
Pair of bond funds launched last year
Last month, the partners of St James's Place (SJP) raised over a million pounds in a single night for its charitable foundation.
'Put the financial wellbeing of the nation first!'