Here are our picks of the stories your clients may have read in the weekend newspapers...
The Retail Distribution Review (RDR) is finally beginning to appear in the nationals. The FT carries a report highlighting the growing fear of an advice gap, as well as widespread ignorance about RDR.
Is there a bubble in foreign bonds?, asks the Sunday Times. Inflows into emerging market bond funds have doubled in the first nine months of this year, despite warnings from leading bond mangers the sector could be overheating.
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has joined a campaign by the Mail on Sunday against the government's changes to drawdown rules. Savers have had the amounts they are able to withdrawn cut, that the ABI said could savers to sell their homes in exceptional cases.
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The cautious managed sector is causing confusion amongst investors, according to the Independent on Sunday. Many fund in the sector are not actually "cautious", which led to the group being renamed "Mixed Investment 20-60 per cent Shares" last year.
Consumer distrust over unregulated collective investment schemes is growing, according to the FT. About 500 investors are launching complaints against their advisers for the mis-selling of film investment schemes ran by Eclipse and Ingenious Media.
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