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Richard Hubbard

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Richard Hubbard is the group editor at Last Word. He is responsible for the editorial content of International Adviser, Portfolio Adviser, Expert Investor and Fund Selector Asia. Richard previously worked for Thomson Reuters and has covered the financial services industry and investment themes from its offices in London, Singapore, Hong Kong and New York. Richard started his career at the Australian Financial Review in Sydney.

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DeVere’s Nigel Green criticises high fees—charged by banks

DeVere’s Nigel Green criticises high fees—charged...

Nigel Green, founder and chief executive of the deVere Group, has hit out at the “unacceptably high” charges banks slap on customers when they use their debit cards overseas.

Published : 18, Jul 2017
DeVere CEO sells remaining STM stake to focus on fintech

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The founder and chief executive of the deVere Group, Nigel Green, has sold his remaining 2% stake in the specialist Qrops provider STM Group.

Published : 10, Jul 2017
Asia Pacific insurers face widening investment return gap

Asia Pacific insurers face widening investment...

Insurance companies across the Asia Pacific region face a growing gap between investment returns and meeting the promises made to customers, according to a survey released by Standard Life Investments (SLI).

Published : 3, Jul 2017
Finding value in the Australian equity market

Finding value in the Australian equity market

For a contrarian manager there is value in sectors facing cyclical headwinds in Australia like energy, oil and gas firms and materials companies, says Werner du Preez, national distribution manager at Allan Gray Australia

Published : 30, Jun 2017
Ashburton's Robinson sees supply tightening in oil market

Ashburton's Robinson sees supply tightening in...

Massive cuts in oil industry capital expenditure has set the stage for a drop in inventories over coming months, leading to upward price pressure in 2018, says Richard Robinson, investment manager, Ashburton Investments.

Published : 28, Jun 2017
Current global expansion may not last, says Newton's Mulhern

Current global expansion may not last, says Newton's...

The current steady expansion in the global economy may not last as central banks tighten policy around the world, says Brendan Mulhern, global strategist at Newton Investment Management, a BNY Mellon company.

Published : 28, Jun 2017
Gulf nations push up interest rates after Fed move

Gulf nations push up interest rates after Fed...

Saudi Arabia and the UAE, along with Qatar, Bahrain and Jordan have raised interest rates in line with this week’s decision by the US central bank to hike its Federal funds rate by 25 basis points to 1.25%.

Published : 16, Jun 2017
Qatar blockade to hit UAE expat businesses

Qatar blockade to hit UAE expat businessesLock icon

The move by the UAE to join other Gulf nations in cutting ties with Qatar affects travel by expatriate residents between both states and even extends to comments made by individuals on social media.

Published : 14, Jun 2017
CISI partners with Baltic association to boost qualifications

CISI partners with Baltic association to boost...

The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) has announced it will partner with the Baltic Financial Advisors Association (BFAA).

Published : 12, Jun 2017
Science beats psychology in advice, says S Africa’s PCH

Science beats psychology in advice, says S Africa’s...Lock icon

With South African clients focused on overseas investment opportunities, local wealth manager Private Client Holdings (PCH) uses investment science rather than psychometric testing to advise clients.

Published : 12, Jun 2017
Bob Pain steps down as chairman of Investors Trust Assurance

Bob Pain steps down as chairman of Investors Trust...Lock icon

Bob Pain has resigned as chairman of the board of Cayman Island-based international life company Investors Trust Assurance SPC as of 1 June 2017.

Published : 9, Jun 2017
UAE securities regulator re-opens door for fund registrations

UAE securities regulator re-opens door for fund...Lock icon

Asset managers can now complete the process of registering and promoting funds in the UAE following the release of fresh guidance from the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA).

Published : 8, Jun 2017
Dubai regulator sees complaints drop but scams still dominate

Dubai regulator sees complaints drop but scams...

There has been a sharp drop in the number of complaints received by the Dubai Financial Services Authority, which regulates of the DIFC, but most of those it receives still relate to scams.

Published : 7, Jun 2017
Strategic Wealth UK ordered by FCA to cease pensions business

Strategic Wealth UK ordered by FCA to cease pensions...

Strategic Wealth UK Ltd, a Wales-based IFA which partners with offshore advisers in Gibraltar to provide Qrops and Qnups services, has been ordered by the Financial Conduct Authority to immediately cease all pension related business.

Published : 6, Jun 2017

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