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Neptune appoints assistant manager for income fund

Neptune Investment Managers has appointed George Boyd-Bowman as assistant manager on the Neptune Income fund.

Neptune chief executive Robin Geffen says: “I have just added Boyd-Bowman to the list of assistant fund managers on this fund.”

Boyd-Bowman joins lead manager Alex Breese and deputy manager Emma Stanford on the fund.



Small pot commutation rules extended to personal pensions

The Government has announced an extension to trivial commutation rules which will allow people with personal pension pots worth £2,000 or less to commute a maximum of two such pots in their lifetime. Currently, people can take a pension pot as cash after the reach age 60 if the total value of all their pension […]


The Wild West of RDR support – questions your trainer must answer

Imagine just for one minute that you no longer have to pass any RDR level 4 exams….that no one is ever  going to observe and grade your skills in client meetings again….that not a single one of your client files is going to be scrutinised against a compliance checklist ever again ….in fact any unhappy […]


EU treaty letter calls for common framework on financial regulation

France and Germany are pushing for changes to the EU treaty which would see EU member states subject to the same financial regulation and the creation of a financial transaction tax. A joint letter to the European Council president Herman Van Rompuy from French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel sets out more […]

Moody’s: EU still lacks decisive policy measures

Moody’s has hit out at the European Union over a “continued absence of decisive policy measures” to deal with the sovereign debt crisis. Despite last week’s summit, the ratings agency said that the EU has offered few measures to tackle the problem, while also confirming its intention to review the ratings of all EU countries […]

Five reasons for optimism in India

By Kunal Desai, Head of Indian Equities at Neptune Investment Management Following the MSCI India Index’s 26.4 per cent return in 2014, stemming from a 7.3 per cent rise in GDP, investors have recently become increasingly concerned about India’s future growth potential. What has happened to India’s reform agenda and are there any signs of […]


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