Aegon has reported life and pension business up by 18 per cent to £907m in the first nine months of this year compared with the same period last year.
Sesame’s incoming leader Ivan Martin is keen to reassure advisers that their future is safe, regardless of the retail distribution review’s outcome.
Sam Shaw is a reporter on Money MarketingWhile watching The Fray at Hammersmith Apollo on Tuesday with the gorgeous Ali Merrigan of Lansons, we noted the singer resembled a certain media-shy managing director at Chelsea Financial Services. Darius, we insist on hearing your piano skills before we believe you are not in fact one and […]
By Chris SalihNew Star’s heart of Africa fund has roared to £34m in its three-week offer period.The fund, which is managed by Jamie Allsopp, is already at one-third capacity as it is to be capped at £100m.It will invest in sub-Saharan Africa excluding South Africa, although over a third of the holdings are companies based […]
CWC Research director Clive Waller believes commission for selling income protection must be increased and processing and underwriting times reduced if sales are to improve.Speaking at the Osney Media Protection Summit in London last week, Waller warned that advisers will not look at the product until they are paid a fair reward for the time […]
Loomis Sayles senior equity strategist Richard Skaggs reviews the events that have helped to shape various markets during the third quarter of 2016 and takes a look at the outlook for growth in the US over the next few months and into 20. Click here
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