Investors from the UK put more money into the Luxemburg-based funds of Franklin Templeton Investments and HSBC Investments than their onshore ranges which suggests that offshore funds are becoming an increasingly important part of the UK market.
The majority of emerging markets have not escaped the global liquidity crisis unscathed but there have not been any material changes in the fundamentals of emerging market economies. The factors underpinning growth remain in place.
Welcome to the latest update for The Brunner Investment Trust PLC from the Trust’s portfolio manager, Lucy Macdonald. Market Review Global equities have rallied over the first quarter of 2017, buoyed by signs of strengthening growth and optimism over company earnings, although this rally has faded towards the quarter end. US equities posted their strongest […]
Judges have questioned the FCA over why it chose to pursue a junior trader rather than going after more senior staff in its Libor-rigging probe. An Upper Tribunal ruling yesterday poses challenges over former UBS trader Arif Hussein’s pursuit by the regulator. The ruling describes Hussein as “relatively junior” and says he only took part in […]
National financial planner Lighthouse has renewed its deal to provide advice to members of not-for-profit foster carers support association FosterTalk. The 20,000-member organisation has extended its deal for Lighthouse to provide retirement planning, mortgage and investment advice to its members for another three years until May 2021. So-called “affinity partnerships” are becoming key to Lighthouse’s […]
Can you go from zero to planning hero? New recruits are not entering the advice industry at the rate required to meet the growing need for service, despite strong salaries and job satisfaction. A joint report from recruitment consultants BWD and Money Marketing earlier this year showed average adviser earnings soared to £93,100 in 2017, […]