Standard & Poors has cut Skandias insurance rating from A to A- following the announcement that Old Mutuals offer is now termed unconditional.
The Government is planning to combine its five consumer bodies into one in a bid to improve consumer protection. The Financial Services Consumer Panel, National Consumer Council, Energywatch, Postwatch and Ofcom Consumer Panel will be called Consumer Direct and is currently being rolled out across the country.
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Government plans to bring together several disparate consumer bodies, including the Financial Services Consumer Panel, into one organisation smack of little more than a Government casting around for something to do.
By James Dowey, Chief Economist and CIO at Neptune The Bank of Japan (BoJ) surprised investors on 28 April by holding monetary policy steady following the meeting of its Policy Board. Many investors had expected an easing of monetary policy and, as such, the TOPIX Index has fallen and the yen has strengthened. Why has […]
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