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Investment trusts disappoint in Q1 amid lack of demand

The investment trust sector has not been immune to this year’s market volatility as it underperformed in the first quarter of 2016 amid a weakening of demand. The FTSE Equity Investment Instruments Index was down 2.2 per cent in the three months to the end of March on a total return basis, compared with a […]

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HSBC to roll out simplified advice to investors with £15k

HSBC’s new face-to-face simplified advice service will be extended to people with savings as low as £15,000. The bank’s offering, due to launch this week, will start by targeting people with £50,000 but will eventually be aimed at those with just £15,000, the Financial Times reports. HSBC head of UK wealth Caroline Connellan says: “Full […]

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Brexit could drag the UK into recession, warns Aviva Investors

The UK economy is likely to dip into a recession if the country decides to leave the European Union, Aviva Investors’ chief executive Euan Munro has warned. “We believe there would be a significant and negative knock-on effect on business sentiment, which would likely push the UK economy into recession towards the end of this […]

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Leader: Pension freedoms – success or failure?

Are pension freedoms failing? Judging by the £900m that has gone to Treasury coffers as a result of the reforms, and the fact this is 28 per cent up on the forecasted tax take, the Government would no doubt say pension freedoms are working very nicely, thank you. Of course this is not the only […]

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