Alex Ralph, manager of the Artemis High Income Fund, talks about high-yield bonds in the US and Europe – and why she favours the latter.
Investment advisers are to pay £108m to the FSCS levy in the coming year, with the total industry levy rising to £363m. Life and pensions intermediaries will pay £80m in the 2016/17 financial year. The FSCS says the hike for life and pension intermediaries is due to the increasing number of claims for people wrongfully […]
Controversial new lender selfcert.co.uk claims over 4,000 borrowers have registered an interest in the two days since it launched. The start-up, which launched on Monday, is backed by private equity investors and is based in the Czech Republic. It is reportedly offering a tracker loan set at 2 per cent above base rate and will […]
Former Threesixty partner David Ingram has joined rival adviser support firm SimplyBiz subsidiary Sifa as managing director. Ingram was an equity partner in Threesixty alongside David Brattesani and Ross McArthur after breaking away from Bankhall, but left in 2011. He replaces Stuart Bushell at Sifa, who retired at the end of 2015. Sifa, a trade […]
The Chinese stockmarket crisis is not scaring Jupiter’s Alastair Gunn, who is focusing all his energy on the UK domestic market as he believes growth is set to continue in 2016. Diversification in domestically-focused UK equities, including consumer and industrial names, is the driver behind his £510m Jupiter High Income fund, which he co-manages with […]
Largely obscured by ‘noise’, the facts suggest that the price of oil will rise by the end of this year, according to Richard Hulf. To watch the video click here
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