More than half of IFAs would recommend structured products linked to property markets but virtually none would consider products tied to hedge funds or commodities, according to research from Barclays Wealth.
After property, advisers are most likely to recommend a product linked to interest rates, energy, and corporate bonds. But the survey, which did not offer an equities option, reveals that advisers are reluctant to recommend products linked to hedge funds or commodities, despite their perceived volatility.
Caring for children and elderly relatives
Similar to June 2007
Square Mile’s series of informal interviews
Fine reduced to £60,000
Two roles created