ING Direct has entered the mortgage market this week with a fixed rate and a flexible rate . The products are not yet available through intermediaries but ING has started consulting about how best to work with brokers.
Increased scrutiny on performance has been a common thread running through the investment world over the last few months but that will be of little consequence to five fund managers at Old Mutual Asset Managers (OMAM).
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Conservative Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Philip Hammond has warned financial advisers that they have a worse reputation than anyone else in the industry. Speaking at an ABI/CBI event on pension reform at the party conference in Bournemouth last week, Hammond said the industry’s bad repu-tation needed to be tackled to ensure successful pension reform. […]
The stormy shores of Dorset were not the most inviting of places last week for anyone trying to wring financial services policy details out of David Cameron’s cuddly sunshine Tories.
Journalist Alexis Xydias discusses the opportunities – and potential pitfalls – of investing in China with Artemis fund manager Peter Saacke. With Peter holding significant positions in China in the Artemis funds he manages, journalist Alexis Xydias quizzes Peter on the risks of investing in Chinese stocks – including over-valuations, margin trading and financial reporting issues. Click here for video
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