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CoreData’s Digital Intimacy Report finds people are more likely to take action when allowed to experience the brand on their terms and not have messages pushed onto them. A quarter’s response to online marketing depends on how much they trust the brand in question.

Stocks and shares Isa ownership among women is low. If levels of stocks and shares (S&S) Isas are brought in line with those of males, the industry could see an estimated pot of £8.83bn flowing into these products.

24.5% of people were primarily motivated to start thinking about estate planning by starting a family, 23.1% claimed they had simply reached a certain age, and 14.3% were encouraged to think about estate planning by financial advisers.

28.8% of women and 14.3% of men claim their most trusted adviser on estate planning issues is a family friend.

25.0% of 45-54 year olds and 33.3% of 65-74 year olds say they openly discuss wealth in their families, as well as 61.5% of the 35-44 age group.

Investors believe UK and European shares will dominate the first half of 2014, with sentiment shifting heavily in their favour at the expense of both emerging and frontier markets.



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Fund Manager Charges

March 2015

The investment management industry needs to do more work around clarity of fees among all investor segments, but particularly among Mass Market and Emerging High Net Worth (HNW) individuals as over four in 10 individuals in each group say charges are not clear. read more

i-Sight 1st Half 2015

February 2015

The purpose behind i-Sight is to provide an innovative and leading tool for the enhanced understanding of Britain’s millions of retail investors. This was conducted across investment classifications by region, sector and asset class. read more

Isa Season 2015

January 2015

This report examines the buying behaviour and intentions of UK retail investors for their 2014/2015 Isa allowance. This will provide insight into what investors will do in the face of these changes as well as provide the traditional analysis around segmented groups of investors and probability around historical Isa ownership and intentions to invest this season. read more

UK HNW Report 2015

January 2015

There are currently just over 501,866 high net worth households within the UK. Data from 750 individuals was used to construct an investment attitude index for five fundamental areas (risk, alternatives, planning ahead, portfolio resilience and financial advice) to provide asset managers thorough insight into the current investment and saving strategies UK HNWs. read more

Sales in Asset Management

January 2015

The approach to this study was qualitative in nature. This methodology was adopted to provide insight and to assist with identifying themes spanning across sales teams in asset management firms active in the UK. The research took the form of semi-structured interviews with heads of retail or intermediary sales in asset management firms. read more

Global Equity Income – Advisers

December 2014

Opportunities for UK based managers to open funds overseas is ripe when it comes to global equity income funds. Asset managers in the UK have begun to recognise the plaudits of searching for global equity income, with many launching products to sit alongside their UK offering. This research uncovers current and future adviser demand for global equity income products. read more

Discretionary Fund Managers 2014

October 2014

DFMs are now firmly at the epicentre of fund selection and it is essential for asset managers to understand how they operate and what makes them choose or eliminate a manager from their selection process. The report presents insights into how this growing market of asset influencers is behaving and evolving in order to help asset managers best understand how to interact with them with greater degrees of success. read more

Global Equity Income – Investors

October 2014

Generating income remains a priority for investors across the globe, however doing so is not as easy as it once was. This research was conducted by CoreData to uncover current and future investor demand for global equity income products. CoreData surveyed investors from 16 countries, with the samples ranging from 350 to 500 investors per country to gauge not only demand for these products but also to discover the triggers they use to select the appropriate global equity income product for them. read more

Investment Platform

September 2014

The UK Investment Platform Study is an annual syndicated research aimed at delivering administration providers key insights into the shifting demands of independent financial advisers (IFAs) and comprises an array of empirical data that identifies developing trends in the market. read more

Annuities Report

August 2014

CoreData finds that from an adviser point of view, most of the money that would have gone into annuities will now mostly be flowing to income drawdown products with a tenth going to income funds. read more

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