Society’s addiction to plastics is pushing the environment to the limit, but as Hermes’ Emma Berntman explains, behind the demonisation of plastic lies the need for a paradigm shift in the way we produce and consume goods – one which we can participate in as investors and consumers.
Managers report successes in selling short-term wealth management bond funds copied from banks, but this may be a passing fad.
Greater interest in Ucits from fund managers in Asia, including China, leads to expansion at Arendt & Medernach in Hong Kong.
The first phase of Nomura Asset ManagementÆs upgrade includes automating, cleansing and centralising global equity data in a common format.
Custom House chairman Dermot Butler explains how independent fund administration will help rebuild investor trust.