Brexit would shrink UK economy by 6% says Osborne

Chancellor George Osborne has warned that a vote to leave the EU would result in the UK’s GDP falling by more than 6 per cent. In a letter published in The Times, Osborne said that the Treasury’s economic analysis showed that ever UK household would be annually worse off by £4,300. Focusing on a Canadian-style […]

OMGI’s Anthony Gillham on the hunt for ‘true diversification’

Anthony Gillham’s Generation fund range has had a much smoother ride than its peers by taking a defensive approach and underweighting equities to ride out the volatile start to the year. At Old Mutual Global Investors, where Gillham co-leads the recently revamped multi-asset team, the fund manager has stayed underweight risky assets since the end of […]

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What the FCA wants to see from advisers on suitability

The FCA has begun contacting about 700 advice firms as part of a wide-ranging review of advice suitability which will cover investments, pension saving and retirement income. Earlier this week, Money Marketing reported the regulator plan’s to collect more than 1,000 client files in total as part of the supervision exercise, with file requests mainly […]


Malcolm Kerr: Competing in the digital world is not for the faint hearted

I was encouraged to read in the FCA Business Plan that it will launch a sandbox, creating a safe place for businesses to test new propositions that meet certain criteria, in order to ensure they will meet regulatory requirements. It expects this will accelerate the development of genuinely novel products that benefit consumers and provide leading examples […]

Rise of the machines

Head of Sustainable Investing at Royal London Asset Management, Mike Fox, looks at the case for including artificial intelligence within a sustainable investment strategy. Read the article in full here The value of investments and the income from them is not guaranteed and may go down as well as up and investors may not get […]


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