Scottish Re’s international arm has been sold to Pacific Life for £71.2m. The operation, to be rebranded Pacific Life Re, will provide reinsurance to insurance and annuity providers in the UK and Ireland as well as insurers in parts of Asia.
Nationwide has confirmed it will offer a My Choice HomeBuy shared equity product from June 10. This is the Government’s shared equity scheme launched on April 1 to replace the Open Market HomeBuy scheme.
What might Trump’s policy proposals mean for markets and key components of the US economy going forward? The questions outnumber the answers at present. Loomis Sayles Macro Strategies takes a look at the impacts of the US election. Click here
In a world of pension freedoms, longevity risk falls on the individual. Clients must realise they will likely live longer than they think Mortality is not the nicest topic of conversation, but there is plenty of evidence that if clients do not have a realistic picture of how long they are likely to live, they […]
A judicial review about changes to the state pension age for millions of women born in the 1950s will take place from 5 to 6 June. The Department for Work and Pensions has confirmed that last November’s decision by the High Court to grant permission for a judicial review will go ahead in the summer. […]
The Pensions Regulator has called on financial advisers to stand behind the cold-calling ban by doing more to report potential scammers. In a blog post this morning, TPR frontline regulation director Nicola Parish calls on IFAs to show clients the FCA’s Scam Smart website to alert them to the warning signs of fraud, particularly when […]