The theme of ‘creative destruction’, or the impact of new technology, gathered pace in 2015. But which companies make an attractive investment? Stephen Moore, manager of the Artemis US Extended Alpha Fund, reviews.
The development of protection policies that will pay the sum assured on a whole of life product, or a percentage of it, in the event of the life assured requiring funds to meet care costs has been long overdue. Vitality was the first to enter the market, followed more recently by Zurich and AIG. Whether […]
Jeremy Corbyn says a Labour government would embark on “fundamental reform” to address the needs of “the real middle Britain”, including tackling “rip-off private pensions”. Writing in the Observer, Corbyn said the party will focus on middle and lower-income voters to develop an alternative to the Tories’ “insecure and credit-fuelled economy”. He says Labour will […]
A tribunal decision has put the pension funds of HD Sipp customers under threat from huge tax charges. The first-tier tax tribunal concluded a loan made as part of a pension liberation scheme should be considered a payment and consequently subject to a 40 per cent income tax charge and a surcharge. Mark Danvers had […]
Former Investment Association chief executive Daniel Godfrey has joined the advisory board of savings and investment app Moneybox. In the role, Godfrey will be advising the technology group on regulatory issues as well as product design. The fintech firm, which is targeting the so-called millennial generation, has raised $3m (£2m) in seed funding from Betfair […]
Jacob de Tusch-Lec and James Foster, managers of the Artemis Monthly Distribution Fund, discuss recent developments and how the fund is positioned. See the full discussion here
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