Wow, what a scorcher! No, I’m not referring to the mini heatwave we are experiencing in the UK, (with apologies to the North of the UK where it’s a little bit cooler), but rather the heat of the political scene and what remains of Mrs May’s team in Government. Boris Johnson is now in Number […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Blackrock (the biggest asset manager in the world, with over $6.28 trillion undermanagement) is capitalised at $72.billion and, during the quarter ending 31st March 2019, generated $3.246 billion of revenue. Facebook is valued at $550 billion and, as at March 2019, it had over 2.38 billion users and generated $15.08 billion of revenue. Blackrock […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Deutsche Bank finally revealed what the market had been expecting for years, that it needed to reduce its cost base and become leaner and fitter against a back drop of anaemic global growth. This has led to Deutsche Bank cutting 18,000 jobs. So is this the first of many at both corporate and personal […]
BOUTIQUE MANAGERS. DO THEY HAVE A PURPOSE AND, MORE IMPORTANTLY, DO THEY HAVE A FUTURE? A SHORT READ…..
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Interesting story last week that Charles Stanley have decided to take Terry Smith’s Fund off their buy-list. I’m sure Terry will be round to box their ears on that decision, momentarily! Amazingly investors now look at a fund of £19bn as ‘too big’. It wasn’t that long ago I remember a fund being at […]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The last few weeks have seen a rash of awards and ceremonies celebrating the best in class for our industry. Judging by the Twitter frenzy and the LinkedIn profiles, some people were at every one of them. That’s a lot of small talk and drinking!! Not forgetting the ironing. At least a Tuxedo is […]