- BlackRock reorganises DC business and names Purvis as ‘CEO’
- Building steadily: what next for infrastructure?
- LGPS infrastructure investment limits set to double
- Mannion quits GSK to join John Lewis
- NEST in talks to join infrastructure platform – EXCLUSIVE
- No place like home: investing in residential property
- PIP begins search for investment managers
- Prevailing odds
- Schemes continue move out of equities
- Seeking returns: insurance companies and the low yield dilemma
- Tesco’s Smith announced as new NAPF chairman
- Unconstrained investing: is freedom from indices the future?
- Watching out for the risk/return trade-off: Zurich Insurance Group’s Tom Rogers
We all like to excel in our chosen field and sometimes people will go to great lengths to do so, including paying for it. Asset managers, it seems, are no different as data from the Thomson Reuters Extel Survey this week revealed they are continuing to allocate a significant sum of their commission pot to brokers who offer them access to senior company executives.
While 2013 should continue to be constructive for growth and inflation assets, G7 economies are still too vulnerable to be taken fully off their policy steroids. Talk of an imminent US ‘tapering off’ in quantitative easing (QE) is misplaced, as coming data will bear out.