The UK’s rate of inflation slowed to 2.8 per cent in April from 3.1 per cent in March after energy bills were cut, according to the latest figures from the Office of National Statistics.
The FSA is to warn that many advisers are failing to treat their with-profits clients fairly by not offering them the ongoing advice they expect to receive.
LV= has appointed Chris Hopkinson as head of national accounts for the intermediary division.Hopkinson will be responsible for communicating the strength of the society’s life and protection propositions and innovations to key financial advice firms, as well as its investment performance and financial strength.He held senior positions with Legal & General and MetLife prior to […]
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The world’s strongest currency in November was not the US dollar, despite the greenback rallying 3.5% against the euro, 8.7% against the Japanese yen and over 8.6% versus the Mexican peso and the Turkish lira up to yesterday’s close. The strongest currency last month was sterling, which had strengthened 2.2% versus even the mighty US […]
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