Views from Sanlam
2018's winners and losers
MiFID II has been talked about far and wide for its impact on banks, brokers and analysts.
What will 2018 be remembered for? For many in the asset management community it will be the year MiFID II, PRIIPs, KIDs and GDPR were introduced, adding to the already heavy burden of regulation.
With the European Central Bank set to stop new quantitative easing at the end of 2018 and market chatter about an interest rate increase in 2019, have prospects for the spluttering European economy and financial markets taken a turn for the worse?
UK equities continue to be buffeted by the Brexit debate, with this coming on top of a global risk-off trade sparked by rising rates in the US, the US-China trade war and other idiosyncratic events.
The challenges facing the UK economy are clear. Brexit uncertainty is affecting business and consumer confidence, while also contributing to a difficult political backdrop.
Managers reveal their top deals of the year
December stockmarket anniversaries
Ceremony in London last night
Partner Insight: Gavin Launder, Lead Fund Manager of the Legal & General Growth Trust, discusses how managers can navigate the spectre of protectionism
'People need more advice'
The momentum behind infrastructure equities has slowed over the last 18 months, with concerns over interest rate rises and political factors seemingly undermining the investment case for the asset class.
The current industry debate seems to finally be moving on from focusing on active versus passive with investors turning their attention to what is truly active investing and where to find it?
Suffered price drop in Red October
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Changing the face of investment
Will no longer be published from 2021
Largest trust IPO on record
Staunch value investor