Axa Framlington’s George Luckraft is to run an equity income fund for St.James’s Place. The diversified income fund launches on October 1 and SJP is also launching a continental European fund, to be managed by SW Mitchell Capital, and a UK growth fund to be run by MPC investors.
Scottish Life’s latest Beehive straw poll finds that 85 per cent of IFAs believe abolishing inheritance tax and compulsory annuitisation would help to restore the public’s faith in pensions.
PSigma is to launch a European income fund under the management 2CG founders Charles Glasse and Chris Garsten.
Richard Leeson, head of international investment at Prudential, sets out in detail the changes in tax treatment involving trust transfers for IHT planning
Smith & Williamson deputy chairman Lord Cobham is retiring from full-time employment but will continue to work as an adviser for the firm. David Cobb becomes head of investment management and Geoff Windebank as finance director in a group reshuffle.
The era of loose monetary policy created an environment that rewarded passive investors in the US. However, with the US raising interest rates for the first time since 2006, Felix Wintle explains why he believes active investing will be more important than ever. In the video Felix discusses: The rising cost of capital and its […]
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