Barclays has reduced its rates for the fourth time in six weeks, cutting the rates on a number of Woolwich fixed and tracker mortgages by up to 0.21 per cent. The new rates include a two-year fixed deal at 2.98 per cent, down from 3.18 per cent, up to 70 per cent loan-to-value, and a […]
F&C Thames River has unveiled plans to merge two UK equity funds into larger products. The firm is proposing to merge the £31m F&C UK growth & income fund into the £189.1m F&C UK equity income fund and the £62.4m F&C UK opportunities fund into the £152.8m F&C UK equity fund towards the end of […]
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Artemis European Opportunities Fund manager Mark Page is questioned about the merits of investing in Spanish supermarket group, Dia. Dia is a 7,000-store Spanish discount supermarket chain. But with cheaper food prices coming on to the market and an improving Spanish economy, journalist Alexis Xydias questions Mark about its inclusion in the Artemis European Opportunities […]
There are plenty of office parties and Christmas events going on at this time of year. But have no fear – you can still stay healthy while going out and enjoying yourself, with a little bit of planning!
Along with all the other firms that provide advice on defined benefit transfers, we received our questionnaire from the FCA about the quantity and nature of cases we have handled since 2015. By the time you read this, the deadline for its return will have passed and those under scrutiny will have breathed a collective […]