This monthly study will survey members on a range of mortgage issues. The first topic will be addressing advisers’ views of the FSA’s regulation of mortgages, whether it will increase the professional standing of firms and whether the benefits are worth the cost. AMI is working with NMG Research to conduct the polling.
Hartford Lifes gold flexible investment bond is a unit-linked bond providing access to five ready-made portfolios and a self-select range of 37 investment funds from fund management groups.
Regulatory costs typically eat up 20 per cent of commission and are so high that they should be disclosed under the payment menu, says Informed Choice managing director Nick Bamford.
Offset Discount 90
Charcol is to be rebranded under its original name of John Charcol.
By James Dowey, chief economist & CIO at Neptune WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE GOOD OLD DAYS OF CHUGGING ALONG AT 3 PER CENT A YEAR? That was the average rate of real economic growth in the advanced world from the end of the Second World War until the late 2000s. Despite all of the recessions and social changes […]
News and expert analysis straight to your inboxSign up
Latest from Money Marketing
Royal Bank of Scotland has joined rivals like HSBC in launching an automated investment advice service for more than five million customers. The bank claims to be the first bank in the UK to launch a “fully regulated” robo-advice service, which will be under its NatWest brand. The service, live from Monday, is targeted at […]
There is nearly £8.5bn in “drifted” legacy UK equity income funds that have underperformed against the sector over the past decade, research has found. As the fund management industry awaits Mifid II next year, Morningstar has analysed the competitive UK Equity Income sector on behalf of Money Marketing and found about 10 per cent of the sector’s […]
Old Mutual Global Investors has appointed Freddie Woolfe head of responsible investment and stewardship, reporting into chief executive Richard Buxton. Woolfe joins from Newton Investment Management, where he was a responsible investment analyst primarily covering the healthcare and technology, media and telecommunications sectors. Previously he held roles at Hermes Equity Ownership Services and HSBC. Woolfe will […]