National Australia Bank is controversially closing over 20 per cent of its UK branch network, with victims being announced tomorrow.The owner of the Clydesdale and Yorkshire banks will announce the closures tomorrow, which will see over 50 communities losing their only banking outlet.This is the biggest branch cull of its kind since Barclays axed 10 […]
Standard & Poor have said the Barclays acquisition of Absa could change the competitive landscape of the South African banking sector.If the partial takeover is completed, the acquisition of up to 60 per cent in Absa would result in Barclays re-entering the sector in South Africa and would become the countrys largest international player.Standard & […]
Click link to view full video Portfolio manager Aziz Hamzaogullari talks about the unique style he brings to growth investing, shares examples of companies that meet his growth criteria and explains the importance of fundamental research in a concentrated fund.
A group of 20 providers has met to discuss how to make the pension dashboard a reality as the fate of the project remains uncertain. While many industry figures and prominent MPs like work and pensions select committee chair Frank Field remain committed to the concept, earlier this month secretary of state Esther McVey put […]
Prudential and Old Mutual are among four providers to have avoided sanctions from the FCA as the regulator completes its investigations into firms’ closed-book practices. The FCA has finally ended its inquiry, more than two years after it originally reviewed 11 providers over how they treated longstanding customers. The regulator expressed particular concerns about failures […]
Advisers will not be eligible to become shareholders in AJ Bell when it floats unless they are a customer of a business, the platform has said. The business is preparing to list on the main market of the London Stock Exchange either in December or early 2019. As part of the listing, AJ Bell is […]