The government has rejected a recommendation to introduce default decumulation pathways saying it would be inconsistent with pension freedoms. In April the work and pensions select committee published a report on pension freedoms where it proposed ways outcomes for savers could be improved. Among the recommendations, the committee said every drawdown provider should offer customers a […]
Legal & General Investment Management has removed eight global companies from its Future World Funds range for not confronting the effects of climate change. From the start of the June, the Future World Funds did not hold the following companies: China Construction Bank Rosneft Oil Japan Post Holdings Occidental Petroleum Dominion Energy Subaru Loblaw Sysco Corporation The […]
Three fund selectors explain what makes a choice investment for those seeking diversification
Income payments are increasing in frequency and size from investment trusts, new data suggests. Data from broker Winterflood Securities cited by the Financial Times shows that between 2013 and 2017, the proportion of trusts that paid some form of dividend for the year rose from 69 per cent to 82. The proportion of the 321 […]
Dr. Andrew Lo, Founder and Chief Investment Strategist at AlphaSimplex, says the financial market has experienced the ‘Marching Band Effect’ over the past few years, with the various elements moving to left and right together and feeling the risks as one, making the effect more dynamic.
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