UK - Four funds run by Scottish Widows Investment Partnership have been awarded single A ratings by Standard & Poor's.
The funds are the Scottish Widows UK growth trust, the Hill Samuel UK select growth fund, the Scottish Widows Latin American fund and the Hill Samuel Japanese smaller companies recovery fund.
This week's top stories included Cardano announcing plans to acquire Now Pensions from a Dutch pension fund later this year.
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) faces a £102m impact on liabilities as a result of equalising guaranteed minimum pensions (GMPs), according to its annual results.
Malcolm Mclean says getting the channels of communication right and engaging more openly is a good starting point