Former Treasury Chief Secretary Yvette Cooper has replaced James Purnell as Work and Pensions Secretary after he quit the Cabinet last week. Angela Eagle has taken over as pensions minister from Rosie Winterton, who has only had the brief since October 2008, when she took over from Mike O’Brien.
Net sales of European funds hit 3 billion (2.6 billion) in April, up from 75m in March, according to Lipper FMI’s Fund Flash Report. However, the inflow is a fraction of the 16 billion of inflows in the same month last year. The figure was boosted by a net inflow of 3.6 billion into bond […]
Welcome to the latest update for The Merchants Trust PLC from the Trust’s portfolio manager, Simon Gergel. Side Thoughts from Simon Gergel… April saw the first day since the industrial revolution that no coal was used to generate electricity for the UK’s national grid. The Financial Times reported that around 34% of power was generated […]
Women are earning, inheriting and controlling more money than ever. Yet very few financial institutions are doing an outstanding job of attracting and serving them. How you sell and deliver financial services to men is not the same as how you sell and deliver financial services to women. Even if men and women end up […]
If you want the crash course in all things leading edge in Fintech visiting a Finovate show can be time well spent, but it’s also an exhausting experience. The first two days of this year’s Fall show in New York involved no fewer than 80 demos of fintech propositions of all shapes and sizes. Anyone […]
Where to start and what to look out for when aiming to meet the financial requirements of the client For their advocates, fund panels are like a palette, which advisers can choose from to come up with a tailor-made investment solution for individual clients. As an efficient tool at the adviser’s disposal, a panel of […]