Nationwide has revealed that it is to open savings operations in Ireland which will allow it access to European Central Bank funds.
It is easy to follow the herd. After all, the dot.com boom was evidence of how hype can overcome reality. The internet has enabled much in the world of communication but it has also destroyed or held back the development of alternatives seen as no longer necessary.
Templeton Asset Management has opened a representative office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Standard Life International says total sales of its international bond have reached 593m. Sales in the first six months of 2008 were 270m compared with 284m for the whole of 2007.
Much has been written about the introduction of the flat rate of capital gains tax announced in the October 2007 pre-Budget report.
Johnson Fleming has partnered with Openwork in order to make its managed auto-enrolment service available to Openwork’s advisers.
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