The Lautro 19 case has focused my mind on the inadequacies of the quotation system. I consider illustrations to be a hindrance to writing business because of over-emphasis on charges and lack of focus on performance.
Newly appointed Monetary Policy Committee member Dr. Adam Posen says the UK is on track to successfully complete its financial stimulus package.
The Financial Services Consumer Panel has called for the Financial Services Compensation Scheme to offer a 100 per cent guarantee on all deposits.
Interest rates have been the centre of many investment discussions in the past year. With the Bank of England deciding to hold interest rates at their historically low level of 0.5 per cent, it appears that this topic is not likely to go away any time soon.
James Foster, manager of the Artemis Monthly Distribution Fund, discusses the delicate balance between too much yield (and attendant risk) and too little. Click here
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