Downgrades of sovereign debt outnumbered upgrades in the first quarter of 2009 by almost 18 to 1, according to a report from IHS Global Insight which surveyed moves throughout the world by credit rating agencies.
The British economy is expected to shrink by 3.9% in 2009, more than expected only a few months ago. The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has revised its forecast for gross domestic product (GDP) in Britain, saying the country’s economy will contract by 3.9% in 2009 compared with the 3.3% fall predicted in February.A report […]
Welcome to the fourth instalment of our good life gurus series. We talk to IFA’s Kathryn and Alan Knowles to find out how they got started with an exercise regime and how a healthy lifestyle helps them with work-life balance.
The FCA has announced a project to better understand how its rules affect smaller firms, including financial advisers. The regulator published a note today informing firms that it would soon conduct a survey to specifically identify how FCA rules impact them, to “help ensure FCA cost benefit analyses and judgements of proportionality take account of […]