Chris Davies: The industry is braced for a hard Brexit

The phrase “Beware gurus bearing gifts” is particularly relevant as we head into Brexit. A focus on what the industry itself can influence rather than a reliance on third-party sources will be helpful. Following the Conservative party conference, we now have the latest on when Article 50 will be triggered and what type of Brexit […]


Vanguard launches equity index funds for UK

Vanguard has launched two new equity index funds in the UK as part of its funds range expansion. The Vanguard FTSE 100 Index Unit trust and the Vanguard FTSE Global All Cap Index fund will invest in large companies in the UK and all size of companies in the world respectively. The funds will have […]


Analysts predict ‘weak’ day for European providers

Analysts at investment firm Keefe, Bruyette & Woods are predicting European insurers will have a weak day following the result of the US Presidential Election. After Republican candidate Donald Trump was confirmed as winning the election today, Prudential, Zurich and Aegon have been named among insurers that are expected to be impacted by movements in the […]


RBS to miss Williams & Glyn sale deadline

Royal Bank of Scotland has admitted it will miss the deadline to sell off the Williams & Glyn business as it posts losses of £463m for the three months to September. RBS is required to offload Williams & Glyn under European state aid rules following the bank’s bailout during the financial crisis. It emerged earlier […]


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