Canada Life International has launched five funds with Fortis Investments which incorporate a lifecycle feature allowing them to rebalance from equities to fixed income as the maturity date approaches.
As I was preparing to write this column, I suddenly found myself wading through a succession of One Year of the Credit Crunch stories. Some pieces were informative, others entertaining, a few were truly outstanding.
It was great to see our industry picking up on the themes of product relevance in 2016 and making it easier to access protection cover. But the biggest change I saw in 2016 was a shift to talking more about the end customer and building the right propositions for them. Following the events of last […]
Nucleus has announced it has signed a long-term agreement with Bravura Solutions to provide direct access to its Sonata operating system. The platform believes the agreement, coupled with new recruits in its technology team, will enhance its position in the platform space and help Nucleus “accelerate the rate of product development” for advisers and assist […]
AJ Bell has confirmed at least a quarter of the platform’s share capital will be floated when it lists later this year. The platform has set a minimum application value of £1,000 and is now expecting to list on the main market on the London Stock Exchange in December, the company announced this morning. Selling […]
Former home secretary Amber Rudd is set to return to the cabinet as work and pensions secretary, according to reports. The appointment follows the departure of Esther McVey yesterday over her refusal to back the government’s draft Brexit deal. According to reports, Rudd, a remainer, was offered the job after environment secretary Michael Gove spent […]