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  1. 5 May 2017 - Record net retail sales as investors pour into UK equities

    Record net retail sales as investors pour into UK equities

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  2. 18 April 2017 - IA welcomes the FCA's Mission Statement

    Following the publication of the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) Mission Statement this morning, Chris Cummings, Chief…

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  3. 3 April 2017 - IA launches £19.3 billion Volatility Managed Sector

    The Investment Association (IA) has today launched its new Volatility Managed sector in response to the growing number of outcome focused products available to investors.

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  4. 31 March 2017 - Investment Association response to the European Council’s negotiation guidelines

    The EU27 negotiating guidelines outlined today are a pragmatic and constructive set of principles that bring clarity to the EU27's approach throughout the UK's withdrawal process. The challenge for both sides will be to continue the negotiations in that spirit over the next two years.

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  5. 30 March 2017 - UK investors flock to fixed income and multi asset funds in February

    UK investors flock to fixed income and multi asset funds in February

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  6. 29 March 2017 - Investment Association response to the invocation of Article 50

    Today the Prime Minister has started the clock ticking on the 730 days the UK has to leave the European Union. We know the deadline, but not the deal.

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  7. 27 March 2017 - Investors call for Snap not to be included in market indices

    The Investment Association (IA) is today calling upon the world’s leading indices to not include companies that do not have voting rights in their respective indices.

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  8. 27 March 2017 - Investment Association launches public consultation on the standardisation of disclosure for charges and transaction costs

    The Investment Association has today launched a public consultation on the standardisation of disclosure for charges and transaction costs. The consultation sets out an industry code, which provides a blueprint for the reporting of charges and transaction costs using a consistent approach across the market and in line with regulatory requirements.

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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