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A new data sharing agreement has officially come into force with the HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) expected to be handed the details of hundreds of thousands of offshore accounts on Friday as part of a move for wider transparency from the Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey and the Cayman Islands.
Investors based in the UAE are expecting average investment returns of 7.3% in 2016, up sharply from the 3.5% received in 2015, according to a new survey by Old Mutual International and Quilter Cheviot.
Sweeping changes at FPI’s Asia operations sees the departure of long-standing Singapore sales director Toby Simpson, and interim appointments put in place after Hong Kong regional head Charles Barrows takes on a role to build Aviva’s Indonesia life business.
European investors have been seeking exposure to commodities at an unprecedented scale in the first eight months of the year. Active commodity funds, however, are losing out.
The United Kingdom economy has produced another set of strong post referendum numbers as it continues to appear in a robust state despite the upcoming Brexit talks.
UK adults born in the 1980s have half the wealth as those born in the 1970s had at around the same age, according to a new study.
Italy’s largest insurer Generali is set to pull out of Guatemala and Liechtenstein after signing agreements to sell its operations in two separate deals.
Adam Rix, director - third party distribution for the Middle East at European asset management giant Amundi, is to leave the company.
Financial advisers in the UK may be required to record phone calls to clients under the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) proposals regarding Mifid II, which also looks at extending the RDR commission ban for portfolio managers.
Around 60% of financial advisers in the UK have concerns that clients are unaware of the risks of passive investing which tracks a market-weighted index or portfolio, according to a new survey by Natixis Global Asset Management.
Mark Lyttleton, a former star manager of BlackRock UK Absolute Alpha, has been charged with three counts of insider dealing by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Old Mutual appoints a chairman to its board while Manulife makes a hire to its newly-created position of chief executive for client services for EMEA. HSBC has announced a raft of hires in Geneva, Zurich and Dubai while asset manager Veritas poaches its new head from UBS.
Paying into an Isa or getting pension tax relief can never be tax avoidance, according to Richard Murphy, an economist and long-standing active member of the Tax Justice Network.
Large Chinese mainland insurance companies are on a mission to diversify their asset base and have the UK and Europe in their sights as they look to deploy their money around the world.
The head of the UK’s Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has called for the £50,000 ($64,907,€57,770) limit on payouts for clients who receive bad financial advice to be scrapped.
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.
Novia Global, the international platform arm of UK-based Novia Financial, has started doing business in the Middle East.
Deutsche Bank has confirmed that it is to sell its Abbey Life business to closed book life and pension provider Phoenix Life Holdings, for £935m (€1.08bn, $1.21bn).
A financial adviser who funded a lavish lifestyle from investments in an unauthorised collective investment scheme has had an extra 603 days added to his prison sentence for failing to comply with a court order to repay investors.
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