New Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Stephen Crabb is engaging in meetings with the Women Against State Pension Inequality Campaigners, and will sit down with a prominent Tory critic next week. Pensions minister Ros Altmann revealed the meetings at a Work and Pensions Committee hearing earlier today. Altmann said that Crabb has already […]
The Treasury is being urged to rethink the way it pays the Lifetime Isa Government bonus so investors do not miss out on valuable investment returns. The Lifetime Isa, unveiled by Chancellor George Osborne in the March Budget, will allow investors under 40 to save up to £4,000 a year and receive a 25 per […]
Portfolio Manager David Herro of Harris Associates discusses how macro economic instability can be exploited; how volatility can create opportunities to buy into businesses at low prices.
The FCA has set its budget for 2016/17 at £519.3m, with advisers paying a greater share towards the regulator’s costs than banks, insurers and fund managers. The FCA business plan and budget, published today, represents an 8 per cent increase on the £481.6m FCA costs for 2015/16. Of this, financial services firms will pay £469.8m […]
Walter Price, senior portfolio manager, Allianz Global Investors, discusses where he sees the main opportunities in 2017, exciting growth companies and artificial intelligence developments, and the impact of the rise in prices of tech stocks.
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