Readers may recall Edwina Currie’s faux pas that all eggs had potential to carry salmonella, after which much of the nation stopped buying eggs. The story lends itself to today’s mortgage market and the experiences of four lenders are worth looking at for signs of abdominal angst.
Economic Secretary and City Minister Kitty Usher has announced a new International Centre for Financial Regulation, an independent, industry-led project which will officially launch at the end of the year.
Thomas Smith, manager of the Neptune Latin America Fund Latin American equities have performed strongly so far in 2016, returning 27 per cent in sterling terms. Much of this move has been driven by newsflow from Brazil, with markets reacting positively to the government voting to impeach President Dilma Rousseff and on the hope of […]
Curtis Banks has bought a £180m Sipp book from wealth manager Hargreave Hale. The invested assets in the 600 Sipps will continue to be managed by Hargreave Hale, turning over administration to Curtis Banks. The firm has now made ten acquisitions since its foundation in 2009. Curtis Banks agreed to buy Suffolk Life off Legal […]
Legal and General Investment Management has appointed a new lead manager for its UK Special Situations Trust amid a trio of hires. The firm has hired Mirabaud Asset Management’s Robert White, taking over from Gavin Launder, who managed the fund since the start of the year. Previously, the fund was run by Richard Penny, who […]
Balance: Wealth Planning managing director on setting up a new firm and being fed up with inadequate systems Advisers are waking up to the fact that younger people are the clients of the future, and Balance: Wealth Planning managing director Rebecca Aldridge is no exception. She is weeks away from launching a second company that will […]