Nutmeg waives management charges for Lifetime Isa savers

Nutmeg is waiving portfolio management charges for new customers in a bid to encourage them to invest through a Lifetime Isa. Customers can make an initial deposit of £500 into “LISA 333 funds”, plus 11 deposits of £333. This takes investors to just over the maximum Lifetime Isa allowance of £4,000, with customers paying no […]


Avoiding capture: Research shows FCA must do more to tackle unauthorised firms

The FCA is failing to materially crack down on unauthorised firms as Money Marketing research suggests unregulated investments continue to be marketed long after the regulator has warned against them. Money Marketing analysis reveals as of 23 May, the FCA had published 153 consumer warnings on its website about unauthorised firms, including clone firms used by […]


AJ Bell: Osborne could return to pension tax relief in emergency Budget

George Osborne may use a Brexit vote as an excuse to push through controversial changes to pensions tax relief, AJ Bell is warning. This morning the Chancellor said he would hold an emergency Budget if the UK votes to leave the EU. He told the BBC a snap Budget would “have to increase taxes and […]

European financials are in the eye of the storm

The IA Europe ex. UK sector features a richer seam of successful active managers compared to many others. We can put this down to a variety of factors, with the breadth of opportunity across geographies and sectors being the most obvious source of market inefficiencies to capitalise upon. A decade or so ago, it became […]


Chile election: Another boost for Latin American markets

Thomas Smith, Head of Latin American Equities The second round of the Chilean presidential election took place last month, with Sebastian Pinera of the centre-right Chile Vamos coalition defeating the ruling centre-left coalition candidate Senator Alejandro Guillier. Chile is the latest country in Latin America to elect a market-friendly and pro-business president – across Latin […]


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