Fidelity’s annual investment forum will take place at seven venues across the UK between October 1-5 with speakers including Anthony Bolton, Sanjeev Shah, Jorma Korhonen and Richard Skelt.
I refer to a letter in Money Marketing recently from BGW Jamieson, Fact-find not needed for generalities. I must take issue as Mr Jamieson has sadly become a member of the usual band of my detractors, the Double Glazing Fraternity, and I would respond:1: It is illegal to give advice without knowing your client’s circumstances. […]
Resolution grew its new business profits by 20 per cent to 30m in the first six months compared with the second half of 2006.
The protection gap will only close if product providers commit at least 10 times more cash to educating consumers, says Lifesearch managing director Tom Baigrie.Baigrie also challenged providers to answer six questions on the marketplace.He said providers spend less than 3 per cent of their turnover on communicating directly with consumers but they should be […]
Pension consolidation business has rocketed since A-Day according to advisers with 73 per cent saying this type of business has increased since April 6 2006.Research by Skandia found that only 1 per cent of advisers said pension consolidation business had decreased since A-day while 85 per cent of advisers said that the main benefit of […]
Mark Martin, Manager of the Neptune UK Mid Cap fund Brexit news has caused a wave of turbulence across financial markets, with both UK equities and sterling plummeting in the immediate aftermath. UK mid-caps have borne the brunt of the selling so far, with housebuilders and banks being two of the worst performing sub-sectors. However, for […]
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