Barclay’s chief executive John Varley says the bank has not requested capital from the Government following a late night meeting with Chancellor Alistair Darling.
Plum Software users can now give clients access to the software provider’s facilities from their own computer.
IFAs are advising investors to maintain long-term strategies rather than rush to sell funds due to the financial crisis.
In a recent study, my organisation identified that the potential market capitalisation of advisers in the retirement market over the next 10 years could be as much as £7.5bn. Given this is many times the entire market capitalisation of the quoted UK IFA sector, it is fair to say this area represents the largest single opportunity for the adviser community today.
By Paul Caruana-Galizia, Neptune Economist
Sub-Saharan Africa’s economic renaissance continues. After growing at an average rate of five per cent over the past decade, the IMF projects an acceleration to 5.5 per cent growth among Sub-Saharan economies in the next two years, as developed economies emerge from the crisis. We expect this growth to be sustainable for three broad reasons.
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