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10.05.2016

Closet indexers face new 'name and shame' threat

Investment firms charging fees for the active management of funds that in reality behave more like index trackers are coming under renewed pressure in Europe. One campaigner representing four million savers in the region has...[more]

Category: In the media
10.05.2016

Invesco’s ETF arm ‘evaluating’ robo-advice launch

The exchange traded fund arm of Invesco is weighing up the launch of a robo-advice platform in Europe following its acquisition of a US-based digital advisory firm Jemstep last January.Byron Lake, head of Invesco PowerShares for...[more]

Category: In the media
03.05.2016

Banks’ self-serving fund sales must be stopped

“It is time for regulators to investigate sales practices at banks”, says Madison Marriage, Journalist for the FT. According to Cerulli, a research company, 90 per cent of the money that entered Europe’s fund industry between...[more]

Category: In the media
21.04.2016

Better Finance quoted in FT's "What would Brexit mean for me and my money?"

FT Money has scrutinised the small print, to reveal where Brexit could put your finances most at risk, and where a divorce from the EU could be welcomed. Some excerpts:The UK government has said two years is too short a time to...[more]

Category: In the media
21.04.2016

Robo-advice: The poor man's human being

Is robo-advice really such a revolutionary concept? Some see it as a way of providing reasonable-quality financial advice to mass-market investors unwilling to pay a human. Others see job cuts and a certain unwelcome shirking of...[more]

Category: In the media
17.03.2016

Guillaume Prache from Better Finance comments on MIFID II and PRIIPS

In the next two years, European investment funds will be subjected to two regulatory changes. If MIFIDII is expected to have a limited impact, according to experts, PRIPS raises more concerns. MiFID II is supposed to enter into...[more]

Category: In the media
08.03.2016

Robot-advisers or ‘robot-asset managers?’ wonders Funds Europe following Better Finance research

Better Finance was quoted in Funds Europe on its research on robot advisers. Indeed the research says that nearly all robot advice providers in Europe were registered as financial advisers but that many were also registered as...[more]

Category: In the media
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