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Five tech trends advisers need to watch

Five tech trends advisers need to watch

Adviser platforms, wealth managers, and financial advisers need to keep five key technology trends in mind as they navigate the ever-shifting financial services landscape, according...

Published : 9, Jan 2017
Top HMRC criminal cases of 2016

Top HMRC criminal cases of 2016

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has revealed its 10 most significant fraud and organised crime cases of 2016. In the ongoing fight against tax evasion, HMRC prosecuted a range of tax fraudsters...

Published : 9, Jan 2017
The best and worst FTSE sectors in 2016 revealed

The best and worst FTSE sectors in 2016 revealed...

New data from Financial Express Analytics reveals a stunning year for miners and oil companies and persistent trouble for telecoms and retailers.

Published : 3, Jan 2017
Scams and rogues of 2016

Scams and rogues of 2016

International Adviser revisits some of the biggest investment scams and scandals reported in 2016 as we look forward to the day when greater transparency delivers better client outcomes....

Published : 28, Dec 2016
A ‘price haircut’ in prospect for funds in 2017

A ‘price haircut’ in prospect for funds in 2017...

Prices on funds are predicted to fall during 2017, in the wake of the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) investigation into quasi-active portfolios, says Danny Knight, director...

Published : 23, Dec 2016
Sustainable and reliable income is key to returns in 2017

Sustainable and reliable income is key to returns...

There are great opportunities in the coming year for investment in companies that offer sustainable and reliable dividend growth prospects, says James Lamont, managing director, lead...

Published : 23, Dec 2016
Demographics and Trump’s policies to boost demand in 2017

Demographics and Trump’s policies to boost demand...

Trump’s economic policies and a growing older population will give the world economy a boost in 2017 and beyond, says Aymeric Forest, head of global income for multi-assets at Schroders....

Published : 23, Dec 2016
The top five asset classes to target in 2017

The top five asset classes to target in 2017

As 2016 draws to a close, these are some of the key areas investors are pinning their hopes for the new year on.

Published : 22, Dec 2016
HMRC reveals 10 worst excuses for late tax returns

HMRC reveals 10 worst excuses for late tax returns...

Each year HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) receives a number of unusual excuses from people who failed to file their self assessment tax return before 31 January.

Published : 22, Dec 2016
Seven investment themes for 2017

Seven investment themes for 2017

The end of a 35-year bond bull market, the rise of so-called robojobs, rapid developments in gene editing and the ‘sharing economy’ will be among the seven themes that will interest...

Published : 22, Dec 2016
How advised assets outperform DIY financial planning

How advised assets outperform DIY financial planning...

Those clients who benefit from having a financial adviser have better performing assets in their portfolios than those who go it alone, says John Astrup, savings and investment propositions...

Published : 22, Dec 2016
Are game-changing UAE regulations sinking in yet with advisers?

Are game-changing UAE regulations sinking in yet...

There will be a massive impact on the financial services industry if the UAE Insurance Authority’s proposed clampdown on fees and commissions comes into effect in 2017, says Philip...

Published : 22, Dec 2016
Which asset classes lost investors most money in 2016?

Which asset classes lost investors most money...

Thanks to the end-of-year ‘Trump rally’, 2016 has been a pretty good year for investors in risky assets. However, not all asset classes have fared so well.

Published : 20, Dec 2016
Top challenges facing global IFAs in 2017

Top challenges facing global IFAs in 2017

Advisers around the world give their views on how regulation, M&A activity and technology will affect their business in 2017.

Published : 20, Dec 2016
Which asset classes performed best in 2016?

Which asset classes performed best in 2016?

2016 has been a remarkable year. The two best performing large equity markets this year are countries that have been mired in recession for years. At the same time, the stock market...

Published : 19, Dec 2016
Six things the UK gov’t can do to deter pension scammers

Six things the UK gov’t can do to deter pension...

The UK Government’s proposed ban on pensions cold-calling will deter scammers but must be just the start of a concerted effort to drive fraudsters out of the market, says AJ Bell.

Published : 9, Dec 2016
The 12 stocks to cash in on this Christmas

The 12 stocks to cash in on this Christmas

With Christmas is just around the corner, Ian Forrest, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, gives his tips on the 12 companies that could offer investors a present this...

Published : 5, Dec 2016
Industry reacts to Middle East clampdown on commissions

Industry reacts to Middle East clampdown on commissions...

Leading figures from the financial services industry in the Middle East give their views on the proposed cap on commission and the prospect of commission disclosure coming to the region....

Published : 1, Dec 2016
Three financial adviser initiatives: Holborn Assets

Three financial adviser initiatives: Holborn Assets...

In the latest of our series of insights from financial advisers across the world, Keren Bobker, senior partner of Dubai-based Holborn Assets sets out three initiatives she is taking...

Published : 30, Nov 2016
Diving for pearls: Nine global funds worth considering

Diving for pearls: Nine global funds worth considering...

With 267 funds, the Investment Association (IA) Global sector is second only in variety to its UK All Companies, which comprises 269 funds. It is one of the oldest and most popular...

Published : 25, Nov 2016

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