Before I conclude my recent series of articles looking at expected returns from the main asset classes, I would like to develop a little further the projections for equities on which my last article mostly concentrated.
IFA support service provider threesixty services is welcoming NCG Professional Risks decision to offer its preferential terms on professional indemnity insurance to the wider market.Providing a firm demonstrates it has its own robust systems and controls in place, or that they are a client of a support services provider capable of performing to high standards, […]
Journalist Alexis Xydias discusses the opportunities – and potential pitfalls – of investing in China with Artemis fund manager Peter Saacke. With Peter holding significant positions in China in the Artemis funds he manages, journalist Alexis Xydias quizzes Peter on the risks of investing in Chinese stocks – including over-valuations, margin trading and financial reporting issues. Click here for video
The FCA is confident in the future of the advice industry but will need further feedback as it sets about reviewing the success of the RDR and the effectiveness of the Financial Advice Markets Review. Speaking at an Adviser Home/Octopus Investments event this week, the regulator’s head of customer distribution policy Alex Roy said the […]
What are the hallmarks of a true profession? A robust qualifications framework? A rigorous code of conduct? A genuine commitment to continuing development? These are undoubtedly noble indicators, but I would throw one more into the mix: an attitude that welcomes criticism in order to better itself. A profession does not surround itself with yes […]