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Smith & Williamson’s Philip Lawlor talks about how GDP, QE and Brexit have raised the risk profile of Europe and the spectre of a domino effect.
Returns from alternative Ucits funds have been disappointing over the past couple of years. But perhaps fund selectors have to blame themselves for this.
HSBC Private Bank is to wind down its Monaco business and has signed an agreement to refer its clients to CFM Indosuez Wealth Management.
French asset management firm Amundi has confirmed its interest in buying Pioneer Investment from Italian bank UniCredit but denied the €4bn (£3.6bn, $4.4bn) bid offer reported in the media.
The Portuguese government is looking at plans to introduce a wealth tax on properties valued over €600,000 (£538,572, $660,108) in a move that could affect thousands of British expats living in the EU-member state.
With Credit Suisse ending direct client coverage out of the Channel Islands, the Swiss bank has set up a wealth management firm with local financial service provider Stenham Group, that will act as an external asset manager (EAM) for the bank regionally and elsewhere.
UK financial planning firm Aisa International has set up a branch in the Czech Republic following its registration as a Mifid tied agent, as part of the firm's ambitious plans to set up further such branches in future.
Representatives from Europe and Asia Pacific’s regulatory bodies met in Singapore on Friday to hold “in depth, closed-door” discussions on financial regulation and collaboration.
Spain has unveiled a new rule which will require British expats to declare the money they have in Malta-based recognised overseas pension schemes (Rops) that allow ‘flexi-access’ in line with the UK’s pension freedoms introduced last year.
Belgium’s government has approved a bill that will exempt cross-border pension schemes from tax in a bid to position the country as the number one location for pan-European retirement products.
Franklin Templeton Investment has launched a Luxembourg-registered global currency fund.
M&G Investments has announced plans to launch Luxembourg-domiciled Sicavs in response to predictions that Britain is likely to experience a ‘hard Brexit’ when it leaves the European Union in 2019.
The number one macroeconomic threat to European financial markets is political risk, according to Sabina Kalyan, global chief economist and head of EMEA strategy and research at CBRE.
German insurance giant Allianz has bought an undisclosed minority share in Italian digital wealth manager MoneyFarm in a bid to keep pace with the fast-moving fintech sector.
John Westwood, managing director and founder of European IFA firm The Blacktower Group, has taken over as chairman at the Federation of European Independent Financial Advisers (Feifa).
The European stock market is actually more volatile than emerging markets, said Amundi's deputy global head of equities, Alexandre Drabowicz.
French tax authorities have asked Switzerland to name the holders of 45,161 bank accounts as part of an investigation into alleged tax fraud, French news service AFP has reported.
Cross Border Planning, a Brussels-based advice firm catering to US expats in Belgium, has launched a robo-advice service aimed at providing low cost investment accounts for lower income clients.
Aegon has agreed to sell its Ukrainian life business to local insurance firm TAS Group, a move that will see the Dutch insurer exit the market after less than four years.
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