Newcastle Building Society is launching a guaranteed equity bond offering exposure to a basket of indices. The short term global guaranteed equity bond, which is Isable, offers the average growth of the FTSE 100, S&P 500, Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50 and Nikkei 225 indices over its three year term. Capital is protected and minimum investment is 1,000.
Technology firm IFA Data is offering advisers who want to leave the industry a way to make old client banks marketable.
The recent rise in short-term mortgage arrears could be the precursor to a much more serious situation.
It is often said that the new pensions tax regime is not the simplification it is claimed to be but, in my view, most of the complexity is voluntary. People who embrace the complexity do so because it is in their interests. A prime example of this is enhanced protection for defined benefits (EP for DB).
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Daniel Nicholas, Product Manager of the Harris Associates Global Concentrated Equity Fund, discusses the main challenges and issues facing global equity investors in 2016.
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