Recommended

Hargreaves-backed manager: ‘Value’ and ‘growth’ labels should be scrapped

According to most advisers and market commentators, fund managers adhere to a simple style – typically classified as either “value” or ”growth”. At a basic level, value stocks are typically viewed as companies trading on ‘low’ valuation ratios, such as price-to-earnings and price-to-book, and growth stocks trade on relatively higher ratios due to greater growth […]

Tom Hegarty: The gold standard in paraplanning

Paraplanning is a relatively recent function within advice firms. Such roles did not really exist 20 years ago, as most advisers would tend to carry out all planning aspects themselves, including their research, technical analysis and suitability processes. But thanks to regulation becoming more challenging, advisers have realised that separating the client-facing and non-client-facing processes […]

FCA warns of BlackRock clone scam

The FCA has warned of a scam involving a clone firm pretending to be BlackRock. In a warning notice on its website, the regulator draws attention to BlackRock Crypto Asset Management, which it says is a copycat firm of BlackRock Investment Management (UK). The warning notice says: “This is what we call a ‘clone firm’; […]

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up

Comments

    Leave a comment