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 […]
While a Clinton win would have been closer to business as usual, a Trump victory will likely cause significant changes that will have more implications for investors. Here I will highlight the key differences between each candidate’s specific policies. Donald Trump Aside from the fluctuations in the polls, this election brings an unusual level of […]
SimplyBiz chairman Ken Davy realised early in his financial services career that a clear and honest approach with clients would pay off. So in his first week at Abbey Life in 1970 he decided all his clients would know what they had bought, why they had bought it, what it cost and who they were […]
Advisers have welcomed comments made by FCA chief executive Andrew Bailey that the professional indemnity insurance market is not working. Speaking at the Association of British Insurers’ annual conference this week, Bailey said while advice firm failures were smaller than those of banks, PI insurers were frequently writing contracts that excluded the losses, leaving the […]
Following a cabinet reshuffle in light of last week’s general election, David Cameron has announced that Ros Altmann will be replacing Steve Webb as pensions minister. As the industry works with one of the largest reforms to the sector in almost a century, the former adviser to Tony Blair has been tasked with ensuring that the pensions revolution does not stray off track.
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