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  1. 22 March 2017 - Landmark share-dealing code goes live

    The Investment Association and the Association for Financial Markets in Europe’s ‘Indications of Interest’ code of conduct is now live on trading terminals for investors across Europe

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  2. 9 March 2017 - IA lowers yield hurdle for UK Equity Income sector

    Following extensive consultation with consumers, financial advisers and product providers, the IA’s Sectors Committee and the IA Board have decided to lower the sector’s yield hurdle from 110% to 100% of index yield over a three year rolling period.

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  3. 8 March 2017 - IA welcomes the 2017 Budget’s focus on productivity and developing capital markets

    The Chancellor has delivered a pragmatic budget, rightly focused on boosting the country’s productivity and making markets work better for consumers.

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  4. 3 March 2017 - Investment Association welcomes the report of the Commission on Dormant Assets

    We welcome the Commission’s recommendations on dormant investment assets. The report carefully safeguards the interests of savers as well as putting assets to work to fund a wide range of good causes for the UK.

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  5. 3 March 2017 - Targeted Absolute Return best-selling sector for fourth consecutive month

    Targeted Absolute Return best-selling sector for fourth consecutive month

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  6. 15 February 2017 - Investment Association appoints Peter Harrison to lead board

    The Investment Association today announces that Peter Harrison has been appointed as Chair of the organisation's Board.

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  7. 31 January 2017 - Industry funds under management grew by 13% in 2016

    Industry funds under management grew by 13% in 2016

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  8. 18 January 2017 - Euan Munro joins Investment Association Board

    Aviva Investors Chief Executive Officer Euan Munro has joined the Investment Association Board.

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  9. 17 January 2017 - Investment Association responds to Prime Minister’s speech on Brexit

    We welcome the Prime Minister's speech on Brexit, setting out the importance of avoiding a cliff-edge for financial services being provided to clients in the EU, and ensuring a pragmatic implementation period for the new trade deal with the EU.

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  10. 13 January 2017 - Investors and companies unite to help boards take account of employee and other stakeholder views

    Governance leaders in UK business and investment are launching a joint project to ensure UK PLC boards understand the views of their employees and other stakeholders which should then be factored into their decision making.

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  11. 11 January 2017 - Equity fund sales bounce back into positive territory in November 2016

    Equity fund sales bounce back into positive territory in November 2016

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  12. 29 November 2016 - Investment Association response to Corporate Governance reform Green Paper

    We welcome the open and consultative nature of this Green Paper which will allow all stakeholders to offer their views and support the Government’s renewed focus on corporate governance to make sure companies are being managed in the long-term interest of shareholders, their customers and employees.

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  13. 28 November 2016 - UK investors turn to global funds in the lead up to the US election

    UK investors turn to global funds in the lead up to the US election

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  14. 23 November 2016 - Investment Association comments on Autumn Statement: Investment and productivity

    Chris Cummings, Chief Executive Officer of the Investment Association, comments on today’s Autumn Statement

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  15. 18 November 2016 - Investment Association issues second response to Asset Management Market Study Interim Report

    Providing value for money for the UK’s saving and investing public is our industry’s driving concern as today three-quarters of households use the services of our members. We welcome the spirit behind the FCA Market Study to improve confidence in the industry.

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  16. 18 November 2016 - Investment Association issues initial response to Asset Management Market Study Interim Report

    The Investment Association has issued an initial response to the FCA’s Interim Report to its Asset Management Market Study.Chris…

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  17. 9 November 2016 - Investment Association: Now is the time to get PRIIPs right

    It is now time to get it right, and for the Commission to amend the presentation of costs and charges and improve the performance disclosure by adding historic performance alongside future scenarios.

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  18. 9 November 2016 - Investment Association supports Hampton-Alexander Review's drive to improve gender balance in FTSE leadership

    Improving all forms of diversity across listed companies and financial services is an important goal and the Investment Association, which represents investment managers who oversee £5.7 trillion of assets, supports a number of related initiatives including the Hampton-Alexander Review.

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  19. 8 November 2016 - Asset Management Industry launches five-year initiative to increase diversity

    The UK investment and savings industry has today pledged its commitment to attracting, developing and retaining new and diverse talent with the launch of its Diversity Project.

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  20. 1 November 2016 - Mixed asset and global equity funds drive sales in September

    Mixed asset and global equity funds drive sales in September

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