UK equity investors save £70m with MiFID 2 research fee rules

On the 09.19.19 at 5:43PM


Tuba Raqshan

After Markets in Financial Instruments Directive’s (MiFID II) rules mandated unbundling of research fees, UK-managed equity portfolios saved £70m in the first six months of 2018, said Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Under the MiFID II rules, from January 2018 onwards, asset managers had to pay for research separately from execution services, either charging clients transparently or paying for it themselves.

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