The Investment Association today publishes its monthly statistics for authorised investment funds for August 2015 which show: Equity continues to be the best-selling asset class with net retail sales of £503 million UK Equity… Read More
Monthly Archives: September 2015
New Research By Royal London Shows That The Cost Of Living For A Pensioner Is Expected To Soar By Nearly 150% By 2050
Two fifths (40%) of young Brits under 40 don’t believe that the state pension will still exist in 2050 Today’s 35 year olds need to have saved at least £666,000 by age… Read More
Columbia Threadneedle Investments Appoints Head Of UK Institutional Sales
Columbia Threadneedle Investments, a leading global asset management group have announced the appointment of Jonathan Dadswell to Head of UK Institutional Sales. Jonathan will report to Dominik Kremer, Head of Institutional Sales,… Read More
New Research Highlights Savers’ Confusion About Pensions
New research released today by Aberdeen Asset Management reveals the extent of confusion about the pensions and savings system in the UK and how unimportant tax relief is to an individual’s decision… Read More
FCA: Consumer Credit – Feedback On CP15/6 And Final Rules And Guidance
In this Policy Statement we report on the main issues arising from Consultation Paper 15/6 (Consumer credit – proposed changes to our rules and guidance) and publish the final rules and guidance.
News in Numbers
-65% – The price of crude oil has fallen nearly 65% from its peak in August 2014 according to Forbes. This year, oil prices have traded between $38 and $62 per barrel…. Read More
Can I get a rewind?
Here, we take a look back at the week that’s been. According to a study this week, Almost Three In Ten Lack Confidence In Affording Quality Life During Retirement Over the pond we… Read More
Bank of England News Release – Financial Policy Committee Statement From Its Policy Meeting, 23 September 2015
The Bank of England’s Financial Policy Committee (FPC) assesses the outlook for financial stability by identifying the risks faced by the financial system and weighing these against the resilience of the system…. Read More
Wall Street Set To Start Lower As Risk Aversion Continues
Early indications suggest that Wall Street stocks may open Thursday’s session modestly lower, as risk aversion continues to unnerve investors. After Asian stocks closed mixed, the European markets are retreating in volatile trading. Commodities… Read More
Asian Shares Lackluster As Growth Worries Linger
Asian stocks ended mixed on Thursday as soft manufacturing data from China and the U.S. fueled worries about global growth. Japanese shares led declines in the region as the double whammy of… Read More
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