Consumer price index inflation has held at 1.8 per cent. Many economists had expected the the CPI to decline further in July while the retail prices index also surprised with a rise from -1.6 to -1.4 per cent.
In this short video, Rob Williams, head of distribution at Royal London Asset Management, outlines what’s on the horizon for RLAM in 2017. 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 back the […]
Invesco Perpetual leads the latest edition of the infamous Spot the Dog report, which identifies underperforming equity funds, as the number of dogs hits a record high. In its bi-annual Spot the Dog report, Bestinvest names and shames funds that have underperformed their benchmarks for three consecutive years and by more than five per cent over […]
Most firms regulated by the FCA are satisfied with its performance and believe it is an efficient regulator, the watchdog has said. The survey conducted by the FCA and its Practitioner Panel – one of its advisory bodies – sought feedback on the regulator’s performance from the firms it oversees. The results showed that both satisfaction and […]
Investing at this stage of the market cycle is a tough balancing act. While over-exposure to risky assets leaves a portfolio vulnerable when a correction really bites, taking too much risk off the table too soon can mean missing out on the remaining opportunities which may still present themselves over the coming months. With so […]