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FCA welcomes lenders’ pledge to help ‘mortgage prisoners’

The FCA has welcomed a commitment from three mortgage industry bodies to help borrowers tied to reversion rates switch products. UK Finance, the Building Societies Association and the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association announced the commitment today. The agreement, which covers 59 authorised lenders representing 93 per cent of the UK residential mortgage market, comes after […]

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MPs urge Hammond to overhaul pension tax relief

The government has received renewed calls to encourage greater saving through introducing a flat rate of pension tax relief. In a report from the Treasury select committee on household savings, MPs say the government should give “serious consideration” not just to a flat rate of pension tax relief, but also promote greater understanding that it […]

Fidelity to launch no-fees fund in US

Fidelity Investments will launch two new zero-fee index mutual funds tomorrow in the US. The funds will not have a minimum investment threshold and, tracking Fidelity’s in-house equity indices, will invest in both US and international stocks with an expense ratio of zero. Fidelity’s existing stock and bond index funds are also set for price cuts […]

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Old Mutual global equities head: ‘We are looking for quality, not cheap stocks’

Old Mutual global equities head Ian Heslop has cautioned against managers pinning their hopes to interest rate predictions, as he suggests that the value investing style could still play second fiddle to growth for some time to come. In an interview with the Telegraph, Heslop says that investors trying to forecast metrics like interest rates, […]

To be and not to be – Multi asset investing with conviction

At Pictet Asset Management we believe active management of asset allocation is the most important generator of returns. What is not to be in our portfolio is just as important as what is to be because good performance is determined as much by the assets you avoid as by those you hold. The FP Pictet Multi Asset Portfolio managers are not wedded to any particular […]

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