Familiarity bias plays a huge role in the decisions advisers and their clients make. In this piece, Julia Rees explores the ways this can impact on investment decisions and how to overcome it...
If you ask a UK financial adviser whether he or she would invest primarily in Italian stocks and bonds, the answer is always the same: no way! Ask the same question in Italy and the answer is usually,...
Took office yesterday
Simon Evan-Cook to leave business later this month
UK-domiciled equity funds add £24.2bn
Schroders latest research re-opens the price/value debate. Advisers are reporting potential clients do not recognise the need for advice and are not prepared to pay much for it. Can an FCA paper assist?
'Old economy' will not return to previous highs
There is no shortage of IFA firms looking to sell up, writes Daniel Baade. However, the big question is how to finance the acquisition of IFA or wealth management firms...
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Regulator 'follows not leads'
6.4% of over 80s saving for end of life needs