Standard Life's acquisition of AXA Elevate will be the "first of many" deals, and will see platforms position themselves as "buyers or sellers" in a newly-consolidating market, according to Standard Life's David Tiller.
There has been speculation around consolidation of the platforms market for years, but different underlying technologies have acted as a barrier. However, the increasing reach of two major technologies,...
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Debt has become the opioid crisis of the global economy.
Bond investors spent most of last year transitioning towards a more fundamentally driven approach to selecting assets.
There is something strange going on in Europe according to some commentators - the market has rallied aggressively post the trade war-induced sell-off in the fourth quarter of 2018.
We expect to see continued market volatility and macroeconomic uncertainty in the UK throughout 2019, not least due to Brexit.