Last month, the FCA released its findings from its review of automated advice providers. The results looked worrying for robos, with concerns flagged in the areas of suitability and fee disclosure, in particular. But while it is clear some online players need to do a much better job, robos more broadly are far from being run […]
Fund manager River and Mercantile has reduced the amount it set aside for a potential penalty relating to a FCA competition probe by £900,000. In March, River and Mercantile said it set aside £1m through a reduction in director pay in response to the regulator’s investigation. In a trading update today, the firm says that […]
Thomas Smith, Fund Manager & Co-Head of Emerging Market Equities, argues that a new India is taking shape with the introduction of biometric IDs, increasing smartphone penetration and a growing demand for credit. Read more here Investment risks Past performance is not a guide to future performance. The value of an investment and any income […]
Axa-owned fund manager Architas has made its “super clean” share classes available to all platforms, not just Standard Life Wrap and Elevate, which were the only two platforms to previously offer them. Standard Life bought the Elevate platform from Axa in 2016. Architas says the move will result in a reduction in the annual management […]
The insurer UNUM has just published a new report on The Future of Employee Benefits, which makes an interesting read for anyone considering reshaping their existing remuneration package.
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