Standard Life appoints new head of business management and strategy

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Standard Life Wealth, the discretionary fund manager, has announced the appointment of Shona Sklaroff as the new Head of Business Management and Strategy. Reporting directly to Richard Charnock, Chief Executive Officer, Shona will have responsibility for managing Standard Life Wealth’s business and strategic plan, governance framework and communication strategy and will form part of the Leadership team based in Edinburgh.

Standard Life appoints new investment team

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Standard Life Investments, the global asset manager, have announced the appointment of a new team and CEO in Singapore, marking a significant step in the company’s global growth strategy and commitment to Asia Pacific.

Property funds halt trading as Brexit fallout deepens

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The fallout from the Brexit vote reverberated through the markets on Tuesday as two more City property funds barred investors from withdrawing their cash and the Bank of England warned that risks to the financial system had begun to “crystallise”.