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Triple growth from Keydata plan

Keydata is offering a stockmarket accelerator plan that triples any growth in the FTSE 100 index over a six-year period up to a maximum of 60 per cent. Capital is guaranteed unless the index falls by more than 40 per cent over the period and fails to recover.


Kane makes it plain

If anyone was under the misapprehension that Scottish Widows had been put under the command of a mealy-mouthed faceless banking man, think again. The new chief executive Archie Kane does not mince his words. With-profits will diminish still further. The FSA is actively seeking to corral IFAs into bigger groups – an accusation often made, […]

Child is new MD at The Exchange

Former chief operating officer David Child is replacing Sue Summers as managing director of The Exchange. Summers is being promoted to deputy managing director of the life and pensions division. The move is part of a restructuring of Marlborough Stirling, which will see the business divided into three sections – life and pensions, mortgages and […]

From the FSA team to the A Team?

An invitation to a gala dinner from The Compliance Register, the international organisation for compliance managers, started a rumour that FSA supremo John Tiner could be leading the after-dinner entertainment. A circular promises live music from The Deadbeats, starring Credit Suisse Asset Management&#39s Bob White on lead guitar and a mysterious Mr T from the […]

Over 12 million people will still have mortgages in retirement

Over 12.5 million people will have a mortgage when they retire as people enter the housing market and switch to new terms later in life, according to research from Prudential. The data shows that 42 per cent of first-time buyers are now over 35 years (2.55 million people) and 21 per cent are over 45 […]

Japan 2017 Outlook: Abenomics 2.0

By Chris Taylor, head of Japanese Equities, Neptune Abe, having reinforced his political position domestically, will most likely hold off any further major policy enactments until after president Trump has settled into the White House and enacted some of his own. Then a relaunch of the Three Arrows programme is likely, or Abenomics 2.0, including […]


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