Packaged products on platforms, re-registration and adviser-owned funds will all come under scrutiny as part of the retail distribution review.
The FSA has today published a consultation paper proposing an overhaul of the liquidity requirements for banks, building societies and investment firms.
With world stockmarkets still highly volatile and more likely than not to fall further and the housing market in the doldrums, I believe I have found one property investment which looks likely to achieve double-digit returns. It is a £39.8m development of a prime 150,000 sq ft leisure and office property in the heart of Aberdeen.
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has over-ruled the Financial Ombudsman Service’s definition of “low risk” in relation to split-cap misselling and is refusing to pay out on cases upheld by the FOS.
The remarkable performance of the TOPIX over the past year has caused many sceptical equity investors to look again at the Japanese market. These returns have come despite very significant problems facing the Japanese economy. Chris Taylor, manager of the Neptune Japan Opportunities Fund, discusses these problems and whether Abenomics will be able to overcome them, enabling the market to continue to rise.
In the video, Taylor addresses the following:
• The size and speed of Japan’s unprecedented monetary policy
• Abenomics and the implications should it fail
• Corporate Japan and beneficiaries of government policy
- Top trends
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