Chase de Vere profits hit by acquisition

National IFA Chase de Vere has a posted a fall in profits of 1.6 per cent for the year ending 31 December 2017. According to its results statement, pre-tax profits fell from £5.77m in 2016 to £5.68m. The firm says the drop in profits was due to costs associated with the purchase of Medical Money […]


Investors rank their own research above information from advisers

Financial advisers were ranked as the second most important source of information for those making investment decisions for retirement in a global Schroders survey. More than 22,000 people from 30 countries took part in the research Overall, investors cited their own research from third-party sources as the most important information source. Globally, financial advisers were […]

Frexit & contagion risk in Europe

Rob Burnett, Head of European equities at Neptune Many commentators have suggested that the UK’s exit from the European Union will trigger a domino effect, leading to its eventual break-up. Is this likely and what is the mechanism for this to happen, asks Rob Burnett, Manager of the Neptune European Opportunities Fund. Read more: […]


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