AUM up due to strong markets
Total AUA nears £98bn
Inflows of £2.2bn during the quarter
As market uncertainties weigh
Customers up 4%
Plus Brewin Dolphin, Brooks Macdonald & Close Brothers AM
Reports record net discretionary inflows
Funds under management fall
The firms merged in February
Over 9,000 people have clicked on an adviser's contact details after using the Money Advice Service's (MAS) adviser directory.
Inflows onto Aegon's platform have tripled as the provider benefited from the effects of pensions freedom, it said in an interim statement today.
Adviser platform Nucleus received £510m in new assets in the first quarter of the year, following 'record' inflows in 2014.
Lighthouse Group returned to profit last year with pre-tax gains of £600,000 compared to a £1.6m loss in the previous 12 months, latest results show.
Aegon UK posted a 37% increase in earnings in the fourth quarter of last year, compared with the same period in the year before, citing increased demand for income drawdown on its platform.
Royal Dutch Shell is planning to slash its spending by $15bn over the next three years, following a collapse in the oil price.
Insurer Prudential's UK life business has posted a 10% rise in operating profits as sales switched from annuities to income drawdown, its interim results have shown.
M&G has reported net retail outflows of £516m across its UK business in the first half of 2014, even as its European retail business continues to attract major interest.
Insurer Zurich UK Life has recovered after taking a hit in its bond business last year, posting a 10% rise in operating profits in the first half of the year.
Multi-asset and equity products have driven net intermediary inflows of £3.8bn for Schroders in the first half of 2014, prompting a 50% hike in the group's interim dividend.
Life insurer Friends Life has reported a "limited immediate Budget impact" on its retirement income business but said it expects annuity sales to drop by up to 70% in the medium term.
Pensions provider Royal London has posted a strong growth in sales through advisers following the Retail Distribution Review (RDR), with its platform new business sales up a record 39% on last year, the firm's interim results have revealed today.
Prudential is on track to achieve the outstanding two of six objectives it set itself in 2010 following the controversial takeover attempt of Asian insurer AIA.
Prudential has boosted operating profits by 22% in the first six months of the year but said UK sales had been hit by the implementation of the Retail Distribution Review (RDR).
Hargreaves Lansdown recorded a 21% increase in profits in the year ended 30 June, driven by revenues from its Vantage platform.