Bob Boon has joined Stonehaven from Woolwich as a new business development manager to help grow equity release. Boon worked on the intermediary sales team and will carry out a similar role.
Since the start of this year, we have been slightly cautious on global equity markets.Since the last significant equity correction in May 2006, markets have had an almost uninterrupted recovery as investors continued to favour higher beta assets, that is, 22/5/06 to 26/2/07 FTSE Mid caps +31.5 per cent, FTSE 100 +16.3 per cent. (Source: […]
Although the Budget was mainly a con, or tinkering at best, the reduction in corporation tax will be of benefit to the UK stockmarket and, in particular, equity income funds.
Fifteen years ago, when I first started at Money Marketing, the paper’s then editor sent me to Cornwall for the day. The aim was to see if we could expose an alleged “advance fee” loan fraudster, whom several IFAs had dealt with – losing thousands of pounds of their clients’ money in the process.
Edinburgh-based SVM Asset Management has made two of its investment trusts available through a savings scheme for children.
Kunal Desai, manager of the Neptune India Fund, comments on how India’s 2017 budget will impact the Indian economy and equity market. Read article here: Important Information – for Investment Professionals only. Not for Retail Clients.Investment risksThe Neptune India Fund may have a high volatility rating and past performance is not a guide to future […]
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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 […]