I appreciate there have been many column inches dedicated to the subject of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme levy but here is my tuppence worth for what it may, or may not, add to the debate. Every year we all sit waiting with trepidation to hear what the levy might be. We cannot anticipate it, […]
The FCA is being urged to introduce a warning system for savers in non-advised drawdown amid concerns their pots could be eroded away as stock markets plummet. Drawdown sales have rocketed in the wake of the pension freedoms, with thousands of customers exposed to stock market risk in retirement without speaking to an adviser. At […]
Standard Life will waive fees for employers who sign-up to its automatic enrolment solution, ‘Good to Go’, at the start of 2016. The move will be seen as a bid to seize the initiative from rival providers who have brought in employer charges this year. Standard Life introduced a £100 per month “scheme management fee” […]
Liontrust Asset Management has seen its assets rise 7.1 per cent in the third quarter of last year, up to £4.7bn. The asset manager saw net inflows of £53m for the three months ending 31 December. Full year net inflows were £163m. Liontrust chief executive John Ions says: “We are pleased that we have continued […]
The head of Artemis’ US team explains why he is holding cyclical stocks (like semi-conductors) while also investing in growth (videogame producers, Amazon).
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