View more on these topics

FSA duo lead the betting for new chief executive

City bookies Cantor Index has set out early odds for who is in the running to replace FSA chief executive John Tiner with internal candidates heading up the betting.
Managing directors Clive Briault and Hector Sants lead the field with Briault as 7/4 favourite and Sants 2/1. The third managing director David Kenmir is next at 4/1.
Former HBOS chief executive and current non-executive FSA director James Crosby is the favourite external candidate at 9/2 with economist and former member of the Monetary Policy Committee DeAnne Julius at 5/1.
Current MPC member Kate Barker and non-executive FSA director Sir John Gieve are outsiders at 8/1.
This market is available until 17 January with a maximum bet of £50 and minimum bet of £5.


Clear thinking

Business strategy Former editor of Investment Week Kira Nickerson says fund firms are showing more transparency when it comes to product charges and details but marketing pushes are still confused by too much spin.

Finding my religion

As 2006, the year when tax angles went from obtuse to non-existent, drew to a close, the news that someone had absentmindedly put their grandson through an X-ray scanner at Los Angeles airport said it all for me. Despite what the child’s nappy contained, it was not likely to be deadly.

Playing the yield

Chris Salih considers the scope for diversification in the UK equity income sector.

ABI fears Govt is ‘fixing’ low NPSS charges

The Association of British Insurers says it hopes the Government is not trying to manipulate the system to achieve its low-cost vision for personal accounts by raising the contribution cap.Deputy director-general Stephen Sklaroff is concerned that, by increasing the annual cap from £3,000 to £5,000 in the second Pensions White Paper, the Government is trying […]

Brexit & the mid cap buying opportunities

By Mark Martin, Head of UK Equities at Neptune  Amid the market volatility in the lead-up to the Brexit referendum, there are buying opportunities for the prudent investor, explains Mark Martin. Click here for full article Important Information: Investment risks This fund may have a high volatility rating and past performance is not a guide […]


News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up


    Leave a comment


    Why register with Money Marketing ?

    Providing trusted insight for professional advisers.  Since 1985 Money Marketing has helped promote and analyse the financial adviser community in the UK and continues to be the trusted industry brand for independent insight and advice.

    News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
    Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

    Money Marketing Events
    Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, roundtables and more.

    Research and insight
    Take part in and see the results of Money Marketing's flagship investigations into industry trends.

    Have your say
    Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

    Register now

    Having problems?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3712

    Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:00am -5.00pm