Govt minister predicts City will lose passporting

Trade minister Mark Garnier believes the UK is likely to lose passporting rights in the Brexit negotiations, but argued the Government could negotiate a “special hybrid” that is better than equivalence. Speaking to Bloomberg, Garner said: “What we are not trying to do is fit into an existing box. We are trying to create a new […]


Lloyds stalls robo-advice plans on FAMR uncertainty

Lloyds Banking Group could reset its plans to launch an online investment service for retail clients as it awaits the next development in the FCA’s Financial Advice Market Review. In January, Lloyds, Barclays, RBS and Santander were reportedly looking into launching online advice offerings as part of their return to the mass advice market. However, only Santander has launched an online […]

Advisers back scaled-down Autumn Statement

Advisers have come out in favour of Chancellor Philip Hammond’s plans to scrap the Autumn Statement. According to the Financial Times, the Chancellor wants to move away from “gimmicks” and micromanagement in the second main fiscal forecast of the year, reserving major announcements for the Budget. Former chancellor Alistair Darling told the newspaper he also […]


The anatomy of long-term asset allocation

Parit Jakhria, Head of Long-Term Investment Strategy at Prudential, explains how his team operates to determine our long-term investment strategy to ultimately deliver outcomes for your clients. Recommendations & critical yieldThe Long-Term Investment Strategy Team (LTIS) determines the optimal strategic asset allocation (SAA) and the strategic hedging policies for Prudential’s multi-asset portfolio. As part of […]


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