Canada Life International targets wider market

Canada Life International targets wider market...

The portfolio bonds from Canada Life International (CLI) have halved the minimum single and additional investment amounts and increased the maximum age of the youngest life assured by 10 years.

Published : 26, Sep 2017
Robo killer IFA platform teams with Liberty Sipp

Robo killer IFA platform teams with Liberty Sipp...

To help IFAs fight back against robo-advisers and make financial advice more affordable, automated investment platform Fundment has teamed up with Liberty Sipp to offer an integrated and low cost self-invested personal pension.

Published : 18, Sep 2017
T Rowe Price to launch bond funds in HK

T Rowe Price to launch bond funds in HK

Global investment manager T. Rowe Price plans to sell four fixed income funds to retail investors in Hong Kong for the first time, according to records from the regulator.

Published : 15, Sep 2017
Utmost offers redemption option on Irish offshore bonds

Utmost offers redemption option on Irish offshore...

Utmost Wealth Solutions has announced the launch of a capital redemption option for its range of Dublin-based offshore bonds.

Published : 14, Sep 2017
Vanguard launches fresh attack in price war

Vanguard launches fresh attack in price war

Vanguard has launched a new offensive against competitors in the ongoing fund price war with the introduction of its first actively-managed bond fund in the UK.

Published : 14, Sep 2017
Five funds rated highly by the pros

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Data gathered by fintech firm Sharing Alpha offers insight of not just the most popular, but also the funds rated the highest by professional fund buyers. So, which were the top rated domiciled in the UK and Luxembourg in August?

Published : 13, Sep 2017
Franklin Templeton launches smart beta ETFs for Europe

Franklin Templeton launches smart beta ETFs for...

US fund giant Franklin Templeton launched its first range of exchange traded funds (ETFs) for European investors on Friday, chosing four global equity smart beta products to lick off the offering.

Published : 7, Sep 2017
Kempen launches European high yield fund

Kempen launches European high yield fund

Dutch-based Kempen Capital Management has launched a European high yield fund targeting returns from BB-rated debt in the junk bond market.

Published : 30, Aug 2017
Momentum Wealth Int’l adds ETFs to platform range

Momentum Wealth Int’l adds ETFs to platform range...

Guernsey-based platform Momentum Wealth International has introduced a range of ETFs for the first time, in the expectation that financial advisers will make increasing use of this type of investment vehicle in client portfolios.

Published : 17, Aug 2017
Big jump in offshore bond sales at Canada Life International

Big jump in offshore bond sales at Canada Life...Lock icon

Sales of offshore bonds rose by 60% in the first half of 2017, with new business through Canada Life International’s Isle of Man and Dublin-based offshore businesses hitting £566m ($736m, €626m).

Published : 10, Aug 2017
Australian boutique eyes London expansion with fund launch

Australian boutique eyes London expansion with...

Australian investment manager Antipodes Partners has launched a global equity fund to the UK market ahead of plans to expand its London office later this year.

Published : 2, Aug 2017
Zurich International unveils target date fund range

Zurich International unveils target date fund...

Pension provider Zurich International has introduced a range of dollar-denominated target date funds (TDFs) aimed at gradually reducing the risk investors are exposed to as they approach retirement.

BMO GAM targets emerging market growth with new equity fund

BMO GAM targets emerging market growth with new...

BMO Global Asset Management (BMO GAM) has announced the launch of an emerging markets equity fund focused on investing in small companies.

Published : 1, Aug 2017
VAM Funds launches online valuation system for DFM fund range

VAM Funds launches online valuation system for...

Luxembourg-based asset manager VAM Funds has launched an online valuation system for IFAs who use the firm’s discretionary fund management services.

Published : 1, Aug 2017
Canada Life launches offshore bond valuation tool

Canada Life launches offshore bond valuation tool...

Offshore insurer Canada Life International (CLI) has launched an online valuation tool for international bonds in partnership with information technology services provider Intelliflo.

Published : 31, Jul 2017
First Trust launches actively managed global currencies ETF

First Trust launches actively managed global currencies...

ETF provider First Trust Global Portfolios (FTGP) has launched what it describes as the first actively managed ETF in Europe focused on investing in global foreign exchange markets.

Published : 31, Jul 2017
Qrops market suffers big hit, further falls expected

Qrops market suffers big hit, further falls expected...Lock icon

The number of Qrops transfers in the last financial year dropped to the lowest level since 2010/11 and is expected to fall further on the back of the UK Government’s 25% charge, as the amount of money accessed via the pensions freedoms hits a record high.

Published : 26, Jul 2017
Zurich Int’l Life adds simplified investment plan to UAE range

Zurich Int’l Life adds simplified investment plan...

Zurich International Life has launched Simple Wealth, a new simplified investment plan that the company says provides an easy way for consumers in the United Arab Emirates to manage and grow their wealth.

Published : 26, Jul 2017
OMI unveils offshore bond for Middle East and Africa

OMI unveils offshore bond for Middle East and...

Life insurer Old Mutual International (OMI) has launched an offshore bond for advisers in the Middle East and Africa as part of a revamp of its global offshore bond range.

Published : 24, Jul 2017
UK platform inquiry a ‘red herring’ says Novia CEO Vasilieff

UK platform inquiry a ‘red herring’ says Novia...Lock icon

The Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) inquiry into online platforms risks focusing on the wrong issues and could fail to yield a good result for clients, according to industry expert and Novia chief executive Bill Vasilieff.

Published : 21, Jul 2017

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