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Advisory firm Saunderson House is planning to launch a discretionary service later this year in a bid to broaden its investment offering.
US investment management giant Vanguard Group has officially unveiled its ‘robo' advice offering in the US, offering investors with minimum assets of $50,000 portfolio management for as little as 30bps annually.
Axa Wealth reported record inflows to its wrap platform Elevate in the month before the 6 April introduction of widespread pension reforms, taking total assets beyond £10bn and pushing the group's overall funds under management (FUM) closer to the £30bn mark.
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Standard Life's UK business has reported a 5% increase in assets under administration (AUA) following net inflows of £1.5bn and "positive market movements".
Pensions freedom has given consumers control over how to spend their retirement savings, but a number of unintended consequences have emerged, according to a lang cat report.
Transact has partnered with Octopus Investments to become the first platform to offer venture capital trusts (VCTs) following the introduction of new legislation.
IFA and employee benefits adviser Helm Godfrey has launched its own app to allow clients to access its services 24/7.
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Hargreaves Lansdown co-founder Peter Hargreaves is to step down from the board of the wealth business with immediate effect.
Monica Waller, co-founder of The Investment Network and the Aberdeen UK Platform Awards, has died after a short illness.
Elliott Advisors has responded to Alliance Trust's formal circular to shareholders, rejecting the company's claims and accusing its board of resorting to "personal attacks".
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