An amendment to the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill that would have seen people automatically enrolled into guidance if they wanted to take benefits under pension freedoms or transfer benefits has been removed. The change follows a debate in the House of Commons earlier this week where pensions minister Guy Opperman pledged his support for […]
For Ian Ormiston, manager of the Old Mutual Europe Smaller Companies fund at Old Mutual Global Investors, fears that research costs would spike after Mifid II have passed – at least for now. The European regulation, which now requires asset managers to disclose the way they pay for research separately from trading costs, has not […]
Sam Seaton talks about how her interest in people affects her approach to technology
A group of nearly 80 investors has cleared the first obstacle in legal action against Berkeley Burke over allegations it was responsible for losses incurred from risky investments. A judge’s decision published online relates to a group litigation order brought on behalf of investors who accuse Berkeley Burke Sipp Administration of “mis-selling” them self-invested personal pensions. […]
By Mark Martin, manager of the Neptune UK Mid Cap Fund, and Scott MacLennan, manager of the Neptune UK Opportunities Fund H1 2014• Equity markets continued to show strength: despite a strong rally in 2013 driven by a market-wide re-rating, equity markets continued to generate positive returns for investors. Economic activity continued to be stimulated […]
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