Profile: Fidelity’s Dale Nicholls on the fear behind valuations

Moving to Japan straight after university to explore the technology boom was a natural call for Fidelity’s Dale Nicholls. The manager of the £790m China Special Situations investment trust has been focused on the Asia Pacific region for more than 20 years. Originally attracted by the strength of Japanese companies, he left his native Australia […]


Charles Stanley boosts profits 200% in business turnaround

Charles Stanley has increased pre-tax profit by 200 per cent to £3m, having turned around its declining profits. The group has made a start on its three to five-year turnaround plan announced in its previous results. It has boosted profit before tax to £3m in the six months to the end of September for its core […]

Adapt or die: How platforms need to evolve to survive

Platforms are reaching a tipping point as the pension freedoms expose creaking technology and pricing pressures continue to squeeze margins. In a controversial state-of-the-market report last week, consultancy The Lang Cat claimed platforms are “dead” in their current form. The report says the platform market is “struggling”, as evidenced by Legal & General’s failure to […]


Natalie Holt: Holding FCA and Govt to account

Taking over as editor of Money Marketing last year was significant for me on a number of levels, not least because I was the first female editor to be appointed in the publication’s then 29-year history. When I came to the title in 2010, my background was in mortgages and I was as yet uninitiated […]


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