The number of women on FTSE 100 company boards has exceeded 30% for the first time, according to an annual report on gender diversity, although 75 FTSE 350 firms still only have one female board member.
The annual Hampton-Alexander Review examines how gender balances can be achieved in the leadership of FTSE companies and is in its third edition. It has a long-term recommendation of achieving 33% female...
Equity fund targeting 3% outperformance
Caught between the growth potential of emerging economies and US tech, and the relative comfort of the UK domestic market, European equities are often overlooked by UK investors.
When it comes to the Japanese market currently, cash is in abundance, valuation metrics are not stretched and corporates have the capacity to increase returns to shareholders.
Expect an average TSR of 5.6% over the next three years
Annual letter to investors