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Richard Hubbard

Group Editor

Richard Hubbard is the group editor at Last Word. He is responsible for the editorial content of International Adviser, Portfolio Adviser, Expert Investor and Fund Selector Asia. Richard previously worked for Thomson Reuters and has covered the financial services industry and investment themes from its offices in London, Singapore, Hong Kong and New York. Richard started his career at the Australian Financial Review in Sydney.

Amundi ETF

Europe 30 May 18

Amundi launches socially responsible ETF

Europe’s largest asset manager Amundi has launched a Ucits ETF designed to provide diversified US corporate bond exposure while applying environmental, social and governance (ESG) selection filters.

Investment 23 May 18

FTSE fails to allay wealth manager Brexit fears

The FTSE 100 hit an all-time high this week and long-held bearish sentiment towards UK equities appears to be turning, but can wealth managers see domestic stock market opportunities through the fog of a poorly-performing economy?

Companies 30 Apr 18

How advisers in the Middle East are getting future ready

As incoming regulation puts paid to the era of expensive and opaque products, advisers are going head to head with the life companies to ensure they are future ready.

Companies 16 Apr 18

SJP shares set to gain on Asian growth

Growth in Asia and benefits from its purchase of a UK asset management firm could see shares in St James’s Place power ahead this year, according to analysts at UK stockbroker The Share Centre.

Commodities 16 Apr 18

Dubai firm to offer diamond trading using blockchain

The private office of Sheikh Ahmed Bin Obaid Al Maktoum, a member of the ruling family of Dubai, has teamed up with Indian entrepreneur and property developer Amit Lakhanpal, to launch a joint venture which will offer diamond trading using Blockchain technology.

Africa 27 Mar 18

Momentum Wealth and Provisca part company

Guernsey-based platform Momentum Wealth International is bringing its marketing and distribution back in-house and has ended its contract with Provisca, which had been providing these services.

Middle East 19 Mar 18

Vexed UAE firms act over Insurance Authority rule delays

As the Abu Dhabi headquartered Insurance Authority drags its heals on finalising sector reform, many businesses are anticipating what the incoming regulations will mean for them and pressing ahead with new strategies.

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