The stakes are high for investors as the 2015 UK general election draws near. Labour's interventionist approach and the prospect of a referendum on EU membership are both causing concern, but which 7 May outcome would be best for investors?
Trail commission is still important to the income of almost all advisers, according to research by software provider Intelliflo, despite the looming deadline that will see the payment method switched off for many of their clients.
Alliance Trust's own corporate broker has admitted recent criticisms of the company have landed some "heavy blows" and has suggested a formal review of its business model.
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Veteran investor Warren Buffett has said a Greek exit from the eurozone could be constructive for the region.
The majority of people accessing their pensions for the first time will be overpaying tax, particularly if they withdraw large sums of cash, Prudential head of business development Vince Smith-Hughes has warned.
A UK fund house has been forced to freeze redemptions on one of its funds, after becoming caught up in an investigation by the Mauritian regulator into an alleged Ponzi scheme.
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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Forcing fund managers to "slavishly follow" risk parameters ties their hands behind their backs and runs the risk of disappointing investors, Henderson's global head of products and distribution has said.
The government is being urged to ban defined benefit to (DB) to defined contribution (DC) pension transfers to minimise “complexity and confusion” once the 6 April retirement 'freedoms' are rolled out.
Wealth management firms are facing more serious consequences from a failure to meet suitability requirements as the regulator puts practices under fresh scrutiny.
Restricted advice network giant Sesame witnessed a near-30% fall in new complaints in the second half of last year, as customer gripes related to banking and credit cards rose.
An ex-Legal & General (L&G) adviser has been jailed for five years after stealing close to half a million pounds from a vulnerable elderly couple.
The former BlackRock executive who paid £43,000 compensation for dodging train fares has said reports of his wrongdoing have been exaggerated.
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