Lord Turner has called for the creation of a European financial regulatory body, which will be responsible for the oversight of national supervisors.
GE Capital chiefs admitted the lender could lose as much as £759m ($1.1bn) in the UK mortgage market over 2009.
Standard Life has cut the surrender and transfer values of many of its with-profits plans by 5 to 8 per cent due to poor investment returns.
Considering more than half of net inflows into funds are headed into fixed-interest sectors at the moment, investors should be aware that the nature of bond funds is undergoing a change and may need to adjust their expectations and approaches.
Dividends are under pressure in some areas: but reliable yields can still be found. So says Adrian Frost, manager of the Artemis Income Fund, in conversation with Lawrence Gosling.
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