Group pensions business was up 28.8 per cent from 27.6m to 30.9m on the back of a number of large scheme wins while individual business saw a healthy 24 per cent jump from 46.2m to 57.3m. Friends’ total UK sales were up 20 per cent from 74m to 88m.
In this short video, Trevor Greetham, head of multi asset at Royal London Asset Management, discusses the role of diversification in multi asset portfolios today. Watch the video in full The value of investments and the income from them is not guaranteed and may go down as well as up and investors may not get […]
FCA-regulated firms will continue to fund the cost of pensions guidance and debt advice as the government moves to a new single public guidance body, the regulator has confirmed. Business contributing to the cost of debt advice in the UK will continue to do so but through split levies – one administered by devolved authorities […]
Why having a little fear is not a bad thing The wild ride in asset prices at the start of the fourth quarter may have left some investors fearing the worst and wondering about the direction of financial markets. Treasury yields surged and stock markets around the globe sold off dramatically. October was the worst […]
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” As I ponder the developments in the platform market over the past year, I cannot help but think about the contrasting tranquil roads of Dickens’ London and the bloodstained streets of Paris at the height of the reign of terror. A similar contrast […]