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#SFTW: The new man in the hot seat at Morningstar

Posted by Robin Powell on February 24, 2017

SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND   Last week I had the pleasure of interviewing Kunal Kapoor for the TEBI Podcast, and introducing him on stage at Morningstar’s Game Changer Investment Summit in Brussels. Kunal Kapoor has just taken over as CEO of Morningstar from the company’s billionaire founder Joe Mansueto. It’s one of the biggest jobs […]

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Podcast Episode 10: Morningstar’s new boss

Posted by Robin Powell on February 23, 2017

Last week I had the pleasure of interviewing Kunal Kapoor for the TEBI Podcast, and introducing him on stage at Morningstar’s Game Changer Investment Summit in Brussels. Kunal Kapoor has just taken over as CEO of Morningstar from the company’s billionaire founder Joe Mansueto. It’s one of the biggest jobs in global investing; Morningstar enjoys […]

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The response of the Transparency Task Force to the FCA Report

Posted by Robin Powell on February 22, 2017

The Transparency Task Force, of which I’m an Ambassador, has today issued its response to the interim report of the FCA on its study into competition in UK asset management. Broadly we welcome the report, which we see as, potentially, a watershed moment in the history of UK investing: “The Transparency Task Force is built […]

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Financial and energy regulators need to talk

Posted by Robin Powell on February 21, 2017

I can’t speak for other countries, but my experience as a UK consumer of water, gas and electricity is that regulation has been a good thing. Suppliers are required to be much more transparent than they were about how much much they’re charging (and exactly what they’re offering in return), so that customers can easily […]

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