Money managers and charities are offering joint investment products

IMPACT investing, or investing according to your values, seems a nice idea. But it is hard to turn boutique products into mass-market ones without diluting their virtues. Impact Shares, a non-profit money manager, thinks it has a solution: exchange-traded funds (ETFs) developed with charities and non-profits. “Non-profits, with their long history of fighting for social […]

THE DIGITAL EVOLUTION OF WEALTH MANAGEMENT: How wealth managers are using emerging technologies to improve the user experience, while cutting costs and boosting revenue

BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. An increasing number of wealth managers are using new technologies to make their operations more efficient and to increase customer satisfaction. The technologies they are implementing include […]

1,350 top money managers rated Wall Street’s CEOs, and you can probably guess who came out on top (JPM, C, MS)

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon is the best of Wall Street’s top executives, according to ratings from investors compiled by Procensus. Of the nine global bank CEOs rated, Dimon ranked the highest overall as well as in four of the six “competencies” the CEOs were judged on. Morgan Stanley’s James Gorman came […]

The gender pay gap at the UK’s biggest banks, asset managers, and insurers — from best to worst

Reuters LONDON — New figures show that men earn an almost 60% more than women on average at some of the UK’s top financial institutions. UK companies with more than 250 employees have been forced to reveal their gender pay gaps under new rules introduced by the British government. Business Insider rounded up all the […]

Active fund managers hold fewer and fewer stocks

THE past decade has been tough for conventional “active” fund managers, who try to pick stocks that beat the market. They have been losing business to “passive” funds—those that try to replicate a benchmark, like the S&P500 index. Passive funds have much lower fees. Figures from Inalytics, a company that analyses fund managers’ portfolios, suggest […]

Premier League in danger as foreign owners keep sacking managers – COLIN MAFHAM COLUMN

WHOEVER first said “football is a funny old game” definitely didn’t have a sense of humour. Just ask Alan Pardew – and half a dozen other Premier League managers as well for that matter. Pards goes into Saturday’s game against Leicester well aware that another defeat will probably see him sacked. And he’s only he […]

A startup that provides coaching for tech workers reveals the best thing managers can do to keep millennials from quitting

Shutterstock Millennials change jobs more frequently than previous generations. They might quit because they feel their work doesn’t have meaning. A manager can keep millennial workers from leaving by setting clear goals and assigning tasks that show an understanding of what drives them.   Millennials have a reputation as the “job-hopping” generation. In 2016, a […]

The hedge-fund delusion that grips pension-fund managers

HEDGE-FUND managers may be feeling quietly smug about their performance in 2017. They returned 6.5% on average, according to Hedge Fund Research, a data provider, their best year since 2013. But those returns do not really suggest that they are masters of the investing universe. The S&P 500 index, America’s main equity benchmark, returned 21.8%, […]