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Winchester White picks chief exec

Specialist financial services management consultancy Winchester White

Management Consultants has appointed David Grey as chief executive. The

former director of operations joined the business in 1992 and will continue

to develop the company&#39s strategic direction. He replaces Brian Wood.

Principal consultant Aileen Croft is to become head of the life and pension

practice and will be responsible for developing and expanding the practice.


MarketPlace climbs stepped discount

The MarketPlace, Bradford & Bingley&#39s IFA division, is offering a mortgage that has a stepped discount for three years. It is available for loans of up to 90 per cent of valuation and has a 1.85 per cent discount in the first year, giving a payable rate of 5.15 per cent. A 1.5 per cent […]

Industrial focus for iShares

iShares has introduced the iBloomberg European industrials fund.Created as an exchange-traded fund, it is aimed at experienced investors. The aim of the fund is to provide long-term growth by tracking the recently created Bloomberg European investible industrials index. The fund will be managed by Barclays Global Investors.The Bloomberg European investible industrials index includes companies that […]

Platform fixes lower amid threat of base rate hike

Non-conforming lender Platform Home Loans is overhauling its fixed-raterange to attract cautious borrowers fearful of interest rate rises. Platform is introducing two new loans and cutting the rate on two existingproducts after seeing demand for fixed-rate loans rocket by 13 per centlast month following market speculation of a rise in rates. The new loans at […]

Lloyds TSB profits fall

Lloyds TSB has announced an 11 per cent fall in interim profits, down to £1.8bn from £2bn for the first six months of the year.Performance in the banking sector fell but insurance profits rose 34 per cent to £792m from £591m, with life and pension product sales up 20 per cent to £395m from £270m.Lloyds […]

US equities: opportunities for short sellers expand

Optimism is as American as baseball and apple pie. And since the financial crisis, being optimistic about US equities has paid off: they have outperformed every other major developed market by a comfortable margin. Yet while there remain plenty of good reasons to be optimistic about US equities, Stephen Moore, manager of the Artemis US […]


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