Payouts under the pension freedom regime have soared in the last quarter when £1.77bn was withdrawn from retirement pots, according to the latest Treasury figures.
In the months since April, 256,000 payments were made to 159,000 people, seemingly double the number processed in the previous two quarters and more than in the three months after the reforms were fully...
Investors have largely avoided financials over the past 10 years, with the share prices of US and European banks having largely stood still relative to broader markets since 2007. But while banks won't return to their record valuations any time soon (and...
Steps already taken
Increasingly diverse sector
First of planned acquisitions
Feedback from first year