Pete Matthew: Advisers and journalists have a place but are not the same

In a recent Money Marketing column Paul Lewis argued that financial journalists and financial advisers are ‘one and the same’. In response, Nic Cicutti argued that advisers are ‘nothing like financial journalists’. As my column was due, I thought I would add my two penn’orth as an adviser of 20 years’ standing. I agree with […]

Inflation figures cast doubt over interest rate rise

Inflation stayed put at 2.4 per cent in June, bucking against an expectation it would rise to 2.6 per cent. Data from the Office for National Statistics released today show inflation will remain at its lowest level for 12 months. Smith & Williamson Global Inflation-Linked Bond Fund manager Thomas Wells says the Bank of England will now […]

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FundsNetwork boss Pat Shea to retire

The head of Fidelity FundsNetwork Pat Shea is to retire at the end of the year after six years in the role. Shea has had a long career at Fidelity; before the FundsNetwork position he worked in a number of roles at Fidelity International including UK European customer services head and management positions in Taiwan […]

A whiff of stagflation

Read our latest Investment Clock Strategy report ‘A whiff of stagflation’ from Trevor Greetham, Head of Multi Asset at RLAM. The report covers various topical themes and also explains why Trevor is now only marginally overweight equities in multi asset funds but would still be willing to buy dips. Read the report here Past performance […]


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