Standard Life Investments has joined the Institutional Money Market Fund Association, boosting its membership to 26. Headquartered in Edinburgh, Standard Life holds £78bn under management and is responsible for investing money on behalf of more than five million retail and institutional clients worldwide. Standard Life Investments (Global Liquidity Funds) plc launched its triple-A rated money market funds in January 2001.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.