The UK economy has emerged from recession, with the latest data showing growth of 0.1 per cent during the last quarter following a period of economic contraction which lasted six consec- utive months.
The final quarter last year was the busiest ETF trading quarter of the year, according to Barclays Stockbrokers.
FSA chairman Adair Turner has called for the creation of a new official body with powers to force banks to curb lending during financial bubbles.
Standard Life has held regular with-profit bonus rates at 2009 levels despite last year’s stockmarket rally.
Resolution has appointed three new directors to its board.
Equity markets globally currently remain vulnerable to sharp shifts in sentiment caused by either unexpected or unwelcome outcomes in key upcoming political events (the US and German elections, Brexit and the Italian referendum). These top-down influences, combined with the current low global growth environment, will likely lead to broadly directionless markets, and prolong the current low beta return environment. We do, though, […]
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