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Online investment platform Nutmeg has confirmed that it is in the testing stages of launching its automated advice service.
Singapore outpaced Hong Kong for sales of unit-linked investment and savings products in the first half of 2016. As the industry awaits third quarter data, Bryan Low of Provisca reflects on the trends seen in the figures so far.
The European Commission (EC) has decided to delay the introduction of the controversial Priips regulation by one year.
New mutual fund registration rules introduced by the UAE’s Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) in August, and currently within a six-month implementation grace period, are expected to come with a series of sanctions for breaches of the regime.
STM Group Australia’s managing director Stuart Denness is looking to re-energise and reinvigorate the country’s recognised overseas pension scheme (Rops) market following two years of uncertainty.
With investors facing increasingly poor returns from traditional investments, the case for putting your money in alternative investments such as wine, classic cars, stamps and whisky is getting stronger, says Adam Benskin, executive director at international IFA firm Strabens Hall.
WHIreland hires a new wealth planner for its north of England division as KBI names a new senior VP of business development. Miton poaches British Steel’s pension fund manager while a former Punter Southall employees returns to the firm.
Rising rents in the Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC) and the cost of regulatory compliance maybe to blame for the sudden spate of departures from the free zone by three financial service providers.
Nearly £7.6bn ($9.2bn, €8.5bn) has been paid out of UK pensions since reforms came into effect in April last year, according to the latest figures published by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).
The director of the newly-rebranded bdhSterling has revealed that the advisory firm has seen a dramatic increase in the number of clients looking transfer their pension into a recognised overseas pension schemes (Rops).
Risk assets remain attractive as central banks shift policy and investor sentiment based on market fundamentals starts to return, said Neill Nuttall, co-chief investment officer of the global portfolio solutions group at Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
South Africa’s government could be looking to introduce a wealth tax as the country struggles to deal with extreme income inequality coupled with a dwindling tax base.
Saudi Arabia’s record debt sale last week showed that emerging market bonds remain in strong demand with yield-hungry investors. However, the question is whether appetite could reverse as quickly as it has in the past.
Australian expats living in the US may have to pay taxes on their superannuation pension accounts, following changes to the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) reporting requirements for such schemes.
Schroders big-wig Robin Stoakley moves on from his role as the asset manager’s head of UK intermediary business as HSBC Private Bank hires a new head for its APAC division. Rowan Dartington poaches former Brewin Dolphin sales guru as platform giant Hargreaves Lansdown appoints a new tech head.
The death of the 30-year bond bull market that has formed the backdrop for most City careers has been predicted many times. It has yet to come to pass. But, if one were looking for signs that it is reaching an inflection point, the last seven days has proved a fertile hunting ground.
UK-headquartered Global Qrops has rebranded as bdhSterling amid similar moves by other firms that may signal a dampening appetite for recognised overseas pension schemes (Rops).
The UK government is considering plans to water down upcoming reforms to the tax rules governing non-UK domiciles whose permanent home is based overseas, due to concerns they may force out Britain’s wealthiest foreigners.
Thai equities have mostly recovered after plunging in the wake of the death of the King, but now the military-appointed government is attempting to navigate official approval of a new constitution and handle the first royal succession in seven decades.
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