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Are asset managers to be avoided?

Are asset managers to be avoided?

It’s fair to say asset managers are under the cosh as market conditions remain volatile and regulatory pressure bears down on transparency around performance fees. For many of the industry’s UK-listed players, that resulted in hefty net outflows and negative investment returns during the final quarter of 2018. In fact, funds under management across the UK investment industry declined for the first time in seven years in 2018, according to the Investment Association. 

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