Nicolas Just, Head of Smart Beta at Seeyond, says the most important point to recognise about the Seeyond approach to investing is that it sees volatility as an asset class and, with its factor-plus products, it aims to build portfolios that will outperform an index over one year/achieve outperformance as frequently as it can.
HMRC has been forced to suspend death benefit reporting after grieving consumers were incorrectly sent notices demanding tax that was not due. Providers have been told to stop sending reports on payments where beneficiaries receive pension payments tax free because the original customer died before the age of 75. This applies to both annuity and […]
Three companies behind a gold mining investment scheme promising investors returns of 12 per cent a year have been shut down following an investigation by the Insolvency Service. Continental Mining Opportunities, registered in Panama, sold partnerships to investors in a company called Montana Leon. Montana Leon was said to own a 30 per cent stake […]
Network Lighthouse has signed a two year deal to provide financial advice services to FosterTalk, a firm that provides support services for 30,000 foster carers. The tie-up sees the network give advice across retirement planning, mortgages and investments. It is the latest in a series of affinity partnerships that means Lighthouse provides advice to staff […]
Kunal Desai, Head of Indian Equities While summing up India’s performance through April, one of Warren Buffett’s adages springs to mind. “When hamburgers go down in price, we sing the ‘Hallelujah Chorus’ in the Buffett household. When hamburgers go up in price, we weep. For most people, it’s the same with everything in life they […]
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