£21bn transferred out of DB pensions in 2017

The amount of money transferred out of defined benefit pensions in 2017 more than doubled to £20.8bn. According to a Freedom of Information Act request filed to the FCA by the Financial Times, in 2016 £7.9bn was transferred out of DB schemes. According to the FOI, around £5.5bn was transferred out in the fourth quarter […]


Jupiter warns over continued volatility threat

Jupiter Asset Management is concerned markets could see further volatility in the latter part of 2018, while the strength of the dollar could also threaten global growth. Speaking at Jupiter Asset Management’s annual investment dinner last night, fund manager Ariel Bezalal said: “Our concern is that what we had in February with the shocking rise in […]

Insider dealers to pay £1.7m in confiscation orders

A Southwark Crown Court judge has issued confiscation orders totalling £1.69m against convicted insider dealers Martyn Dodgson and Andrew Hind. Dodgson’s order requires him to pay just over £1m and Hind must pay nearly £625,000. The orders must be paid within three months or Dodgson will face a further seven and a half years in […]


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