Editor's View: Platform positives as things pick up again

The editor's Friday Night Takeaway from 24 May

Hope Coumbe
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The top platforms are continuing to battle it out for assets and adviser users despite a slight up tick in performance recently after a lacklustre 2023.

Abrdn started off the week announcing it was reducing its fees as well as simplifying its charging structure. Several changes have been made across Wrap, which chief commercial and strategy officer Jonny Black put down to positive effects from last year's upgrades. It's always all doom and gloom in the industry when platforms announce upgrades; while I've no doubt it's a headache for you, at least this shows things can improve! Elsewhere, sustainability was the theme of our second most popular story this week. A surprise? Well… in an odd sort of way. We quizzed you in last week's PA Asks...

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