Conservative shadow chief secretary to the Treasury Philip Hammond claims if Government ministers were subject to FSA regulation they would be jailed for some of the promises they have made over personal accounts.
Income has always been a popular part of investing and the surprise 1.5 per cent drop in UK bank rate has certainly made achieving it a lot harder, that is without accepting some risk to capital.With clients, advisers and fund professionals all wondering which way the equity market will go day by day, investing in […]
Out of context “If you hear any music, don’t worry, it’s not my iPod.” Pimfa’s Liz Field apologises to MM after train delays force her to dash into a coffee shop for an interview “Paid in wine please.” Yardstick Agency Founder Phil Bray jokes about his payment preference after giving financial planning personality Phil Billingham a […]
Inflation stayed put at 2.4 per cent in June, bucking against an expectation it would rise to 2.6 per cent. Data from the Office for National Statistics released today show inflation will remain at its lowest level for 12 months. Smith & Williamson Global Inflation-Linked Bond Fund manager Thomas Wells says the Bank of England will now […]