Evaporating defined benefit (DB) transfers and high political uncertainty have made 2019 one of the worst years on record for platform sales, consultancy Fundscape's third quarter results show.
Platform industry assets saw a 2.5% increase to £691.3bn, despite stock markets flatlining during this period, but sales played a small part in asset growth. Gross platform sales totalled £27.4bn, the...
White label platform deal
Has historically not done deals
Using Embark's technology
'Larger than life figure'
Conned £4.5m from clients
'People feel thankful'
Global markets have seen heightened volatility during the coronavirus crisis and, here, Brendan McCurdy assesses the performance of more traditional 'safe haven' asset classes...