The FCA has written to MPs to reassure them that upgrades to its register will make it easier for consumers to use. Responding to recommendations from the work and pensions select committee that any suspensions should appear at the top of a firm’s register entry and search results, chief executive Andrew Bailey writes that the […]
Protection provider Vitality is set to launch its range of investment products next month. Vitality announced in February last year it planned to launch a suite of investment products towards the end of 2017. Now the provider is preparing to reveal the proposition at adviser events starting in June. Vitality Invest and Vitality Life chief […]
Wealth manager Brewin Dolphin has acquired the financial planning and investment assets of Dundee firm Clark Thomson Mortgage Finders. Brewin Dolphin gets 150 clients through the deal. David Hogg, one of the directors of Clark Thomson is set to retire after 35 years in the industry. No staff will move to Brewin Dolphin as part […]
Columbia Threadneedle Investments is transferring EU customer assets from its UK Oeic range to equivalent funds in its Luxembourg Sicav range ahead of Brexit. A total of 20 funds from the Threadneedle UK Oeic range will transfer assets to equivalent funds in the Luxembourg Sicav range, with the firm launching 13 new funds on its Sicav […]
By Mike Riddell (17 May 2016) Most people would explain the rally in global risky assets since mid-February as being primarily down to the spectacular volte-face from the Federal Reserve, where Janet Yellen (and others) dramatically toned down their narrative that the Fed would be hiking rates as many as four times in 2016. This explanation […]
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