Paymentshield has appointed Tim Johnson as its new chief executive. He replaces Stuart Pender, who becomes non-executive chairman. Andy Halstead, formerly of Erinaceous Insurance Services, will be sales and marketing director.
While the problems for the Japanese economy are certainly not over, the world could be surprised by a quicker-than-expected recovery, says Scott McGlashan, the senior manager of the JO Hambro Capital Management Japan fund.When selecting holdings for his £140m fund, which is invested across 23 different sectors, he looks for stocks that are particularly undervalued. […]
Invesco Perpetual leads the latest edition of the infamous Spot the Dog report, which identifies underperforming equity funds, as the number of dogs hits a record high. In its bi-annual Spot the Dog report, Bestinvest names and shames funds that have underperformed their benchmarks for three consecutive years and by more than five per cent over […]
Most firms regulated by the FCA are satisfied with its performance and believe it is an efficient regulator, the watchdog has said. The survey conducted by the FCA and its Practitioner Panel – one of its advisory bodies – sought feedback on the regulator’s performance from the firms it oversees. The results showed that both satisfaction and […]
Investing at this stage of the market cycle is a tough balancing act. While over-exposure to risky assets leaves a portfolio vulnerable when a correction really bites, taking too much risk off the table too soon can mean missing out on the remaining opportunities which may still present themselves over the coming months. With so […]