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Global Bond Trust Goes Strategic

The Baring Global Bond Trust has been converted into a more flexible fixed income product, […...
Posted On 02 Mar 2015

Sanlam Name Change

As part of a rebranding exercise, Sanlam Private Investments is to be renamed Sanlam Private [&helli...
Posted On 02 Mar 2015

Strong Performance from SJP

St James’s Place has lifted its final dividend 50% as it reports a strong business […]
Posted On 25 Feb 2015

FEATURED

Japan Presents A Paradox

Michael Stanes, Investment Director at Heartwood Investment Management, takes a view on Japan: Japan...
Posted On 02 Mar 2015

News Shorts for February

Riding High The S&P 500 index hit a new record, nearing 2,119 on 25th February […]

Negative Yields – What’s It All About?

Aberdeen Asset Management Fixed Income investment manager Tom Laskey says: “Returns on investments a...
Posted On 25 Feb 2015

IFA BLOG

New Zealand Dollar Firms

Neil Davies, Head of Trading at PlutusFX, takes a look at the New Zealand Dollar: […]
Posted On 27 Feb 2015

Packed-Out IFA Magazine Event

Here’s a picture showing part of the room from another packed-out event organised by the […]...
Posted On 26 Feb 2015

But Tell That To Kids These Days…

They don’t make childhoods like they used to, says Richard Harvey. Thank goodness.  It’s a […...

The Russians Are Coming

Neil Davies, Head of Trading at PlutusFX, takes a look at the Russians. Based on […]
Posted On 20 Feb 2015

REVIEWS

UK Politics – Are Investors Worrying Too Much?

Stephanie Flanders, Chief Market Strategist for UK and Europe, J.P. Morgan Asset Management, thinks ...

Global Bond Trust Goes Strategic

The Baring Global Bond Trust has been converted into a more flexible fixed income product, […...
Posted On 02 Mar 2015

Go Forth and Multiply

If big is still beautiful, asks David Cowell from Myddleton Croft Investment Managers,  why are [&he...

Beware of Greeks Wearing Lifts

Sign outside a chiropodist’s: “Time wounds all heels.”  David Cowell of Myddleton Croft ...

FCA

FCA Publications – January to March 2014

The following abbreviated summary of FCA publications and announcements has been compiled by IFA Mag...

FCA Publications – July to December 2013

Important: The following abbreviated summary of FCA publications and announcements has been compiled...

COMPLIANCE

FCA Complaints Handling: CP 14/20

Compliance Consultant Lee Werrell reports on a change to complaints handling procedures that will af...

Compliance – Who, Why, How?

Lee Werrell, CEO of ComplianceConsultant.org, Gets Back Down To Basics   The regulators accept ...

Tame Your Technology

Lee Werrell, CEO of ComplianceConsultant.org, Says Advisers Need to Sharpen Up Their Technology Comp...