Financial jargon putting women off investing

Adviser’s overuse of financial jargon, a lack of confidence, and an increased perception of risk have led to a disparity in the uptake of investment advice between men and women, research from HSBC shows. The HSBC data shows women are more likely to think their friends and family do not want to talk about investing, […]

JP Morgan warns on job cuts if Brexit regulations diverge

JP Morgan has said it could lose a quarter of its 16,000-strong UK workforce if we do not achieve regulatory equivalence with the EU after Brexit. Chief executive Jamie Dimon says that while it had previously revised down its estimates of the number of job losses that could result from Brexit, the long-term prospects for […]


Royal London calls for review of capital gains change as savers could take hit

The Government may have underestimated the impact of a change in corporation tax rules on individual savers, according to Royal London. The November Budget wound down the ‘indexation allowance’ for capital gains from 2018, aligning the treatment of companies with individuals, but meaning that investment growth in line with inflation would now be subject to […]


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