Invesco Perpetual has hired Tim Dickson as fund manager within its Asian equities team in Henley. Dickson joins from Scottish Widows Investment Partnership where he was investment director for the global emerging markets and Asian desk. He was portfolio manager for a number of Asia (ex Japan) funds including segregated and standalone mandates and since […]
It is now possible to invest in the Middle East through a Standard & Poor’s AA-rated fund owned by Mashreqbank, domiciled in Bahrain, which is more strictly regulated than elsewhere in the Middle East.
Out there lies a warm ocean of desert islands, sun, sand and palm trees, where individuals can choose how and when to tax-efficiently access their pension fund and realise the retirement dreams they have worked so hard for.
A new survey from financial services group ING has revealed which countries worry the most about saving for their financial futures. In the polling of 15,000 people covering Europe, the USA, and Australia, ING found that having enough money in retirement was a worry shared by the majority, even where their country had a strong social […]
The Investment Association has launched new guidance to help fund managers communicate their strategies and technical terms with consumers. According to consumer testing carried out in partnership with The Wisdom Council, three quarters of investors struggle with technical terms, while others have difficulty understanding a range of commonly-used terms. Less than half are able to […]
Schroders has entered the financial planning market as part of its new tie up with Lloyds. During the second half of they year, and subject to regulatory approval, the pair plan to launch Schroders Personal Wealth. The service will start off as only available to current Lloyds Bank Private Banking and Bank of Scotland Private […]