Direct-to-consumer (D2C) platforms favour affiliated funds and those that pay them greater commission rates when compiling 'best buy' lists, FCA research has found.
In its ‘occasional paper', Best buys and own brands: investment platforms' recommendations of funds, the regulator sought to identify "potential conflicts of interest when creating these lists". The...
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'Advisers are waking up'
Investors across the globe have an apparently innate home bias, preferring to invest in companies based in domestic markets rather than looking abroad, says Thomas Wells, Multi-asset Fund Manager at Aviva Investors.
Quarter of retirees in “substantial debt”