JAPAN - Standard & Poor's has launched the S&P Japan 500, a broadly representative index covering approximately 88% of the Japanese equity market, under an alliance with Toyo Keizai.
The S&P Japan 500 builds on the well-known S&P/TOPIX 150 large-cap index adding two new market-cap indices, the S&P Japan MidCap 100 and the S&P Japan SmallCap 250.
The proposed cold-calling ban may be ineffective if a collaborative regulatory approach between the UK and the European Union (EU) is not maintained post-Brexit, the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) has warned.
Some 56% of defined contribution (DC) asset managers do not believe they will have transaction cost information in time for pension funds' March year-end statements, according to Lane Clark & Peacock (LCP) research.
NEST has appointed Clive Elphick, Martin Turner, Mutaz Qubbaj and Chris Hitchen as trustee members of its reshaped board.
Most people want to avoid investing in projects that contribute to climate change, and would consider moving to another less-exposed provider, according to a survey commissioned by ClientEarth.