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Conflation Conundrum

THE EDITOR’S COMMENT OF THE WEEK

Just spent an hour trying to get my head around the latest guidance from the FSA on investment suitability and stalled over the phrase “conflation risk”.

I took the lazy option of googling it and was amused to see some of the results. Having then looked up the word conflate, I am still struggling to understand what they are on about.

Perhaps I could ask them to try using words that I don’t need to look up?

TOM KEAN
Thameside (Pensions & Investments)
Southampton

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