As both the Government and the FSA trundle the winding paths towards their very own elephant graveyards, one has to wonder at the bare-faced cheek of an organisation which seeks to defend the indefensible and continues to prop up the rotting struts supporting the disintegrating edifice.
By Douglas Turnbull, Head of Chinese Equities After rallying around 150 per cent since the middle of 2014, mainland China’s ‘A Share’ market has corrected almost 35 per cent since mid-June.* Douglas Turnbull, manager of the Neptune China and Neptune Greater China Income funds, looks at the reasons behind this recent volatility… Click here to […]
Modern life is complex. One tricky area that touches almost everyone in this country is the tax regime. If you are not subject to that, you are most likely involved in the just-as-difficult and fragmented world of benefits, social care and healthcare. Increasingly, however, many people are having to navigate all these areas at once, […]
Schroders has hired former Tilney chief executive Peter Hall as global head of wealth management, subject to regulatory approval. Hall will replace Andrew Ross who is stepping down to move to take on the role of Schroders wealth management vice chairman. Hall’s position will be effective from 2 January 2019 and he reports to group […]
Standard Life Aberdeen shareholders have approved the sale of the company’s UK and European insurance arm to Phoenix at it general meeting today. Shareholders also approved a plan to return £1bn to shareholders through a “B share scheme” and £750m through a share buyback programme. Standard Life announced in February it was selling its insurance arm […]