A Money Marketing poll found that 59 per cent of advisers do not believe that Chancellor Alistair Darling should resign over the Northern Rock debacle and 72 per cent do not believe Bank of England governor Mervyn King should quit.
This year’s Money Marketing Live Show in Manchester on October 30 is heading for an all-time record.With around six weeks to go, over 1,000 delegates have already pre-registered for the show and the number keeps rising every day.Now in its fifth year, the event is returning to Manchester Central Convention Centre and GMEX to deliver […]
Poor sales of property and natural resources have brought an end to the specialist sector’s 19-month reign as the best seller, according to the IMA’s August figures. Specialist came third behind UK all companies and cautious managed.
Having stabilised at around $65 a barrel, many investors are questioning if the price of oil will rise, and when. Richard Hulf provides his view. Richard Hulf, manager of the Artemis Global Energy Fund, sets out his thoughts about how the oil price may move through the next six months. At the start of the […]
Advice giant St James’s Place will block access to its investment platform for 10 days while it migrates services to a new provider. SJP tells Money Marketing that the work will affect online service ability for clients between 19 October and 29 October. A spokesman says: “SJP will carry out essential maintenance to our systems as part […]
This summer saw the S&P 500 rule headlines for enjoying the longest-running bull market in history. Yet, as per the old adage, what goes up inevitably comes down, and it is the job of advisers to manage clients’ portfolios accordingly – either directly or via the third-party investment services they use. A crude assumption might […]
There is currently no minimum qualification level, but the majority of advisers think this needs to change The role of the paraplanner is a relatively new one and its definition and responsibilities can differ hugely between firms. According to the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, the role can be broken down into four key […]