IVCM on why Australia is still a ‘huge market’ for Qrops

IVCM on why Australia is still a ‘huge market’...Lock icon

IVCM’s Cameron Law talks about how British expats retiring to Australia and New Zealand can still transfer their UK pensions into a qualifying recognised overseas pension schemes (Qrops) without incurring the UK's new 25% tax charge.

Published : 10, Apr 2017
Dubai advisers share challenges facing retirement planning

Dubai advisers share challenges facing retirement...Lock icon

From the new Qrops tax charge in the UK to the growing international mobility of clients, financial advisers in Dubai give their views on the challenges they face in helping clients plan for their retirement.

Published : 5, Apr 2017
Time to look again at Emerging Markets, says Invesco

Time to look again at Emerging Markets, says Invesco...

The prospect of steadily rising global growth and ongoing monetary policy support has set the stage for emerging markets to do well in 2017, says Julie Salsbery, senior client portfolio manager, multi sector fixed income at Invesco.

Published : 31, Mar 2017
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 of multi-asset at Old Mutual International.

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 global equity product strategist at BlackRock.

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
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 manager, Zurich International Life, Middle East.

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 Cernik, chief marketing officer of Friends Provident International.

Published : 22, Dec 2016
Industry reacts to Middle East clampdown on commissions

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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
Five top advisers predict the perfect business in five years

Five top advisers predict the perfect business...Lock icon

The financial advisory space is undergoing an enormous amount of flux at the moment.

Published : 16, Nov 2016
Why inflation is more of a concern than deflation

Why inflation is more of a concern than deflation...

Joe Tennant, product specialist for the Schroders Multi-Manager team, explains the role inflation plays in an economy and the state of play today.

Published : 12, Oct 2016
Getting the best out of risk targeted investments

Getting the best out of risk targeted investments...

Sasha Chorley, portfolio manager at Old Mutual International talks about the advantages of risk-targeted investments.

Published : 11, Oct 2016
UK residents should 'act now' on Qrops as rules may change

UK residents should 'act now' on Qrops as rules...

Joanne Rodriguez, business development manager for Abacus Financial Services talks about the impact of Brexit on the Qrops industry.

Published : 10, Oct 2016
Millennials and baby boomers set to drive investment gains

Millennials and baby boomers set to drive investment...

Blake Crawford, an equities portfolio manager for JP Morgan Asset Management looks at the opportunities provided by ageing baby boomers and the new generation of millennials.

Published : 7, Oct 2016
Investment ideas not asset allocation key to finding opportunities

Investment ideas not asset allocation key to finding...

The current low growth, low inflation economic environment is likely to persist for a number of years and is what investors must bear in mind when choosing where to put their money, says Invesco Perpetual's Georgina Taylor.

Published : 5, Oct 2016
Corporate governance key to asset managers rebuilding trust

Corporate governance key to asset managers rebuilding...

Rebuildng trust between asset managers and customers still has some way to go but a stronger effort by the industry in using its clout to improve corporate governance will help, says Neil Carter of Jupiter Asset Management.

Published : 5, Oct 2016
Hunting for alpha in a fund

Hunting for alpha in a fund

It is not good enough to get away with what amounts to a closet tracking portfolio with fees that would correspond more appropriately with an active approach, says Rod Guest, international sales manager for Marlborough International Investment.

Published : 4, Oct 2016
Advisers need to take heed of behavioural factors -Schroders

Advisers need to take heed of behavioural factors...

Financial advisers should be aware of the behavioural biases which may affect their client’s decision making, says Stuart Podmore, investment propositions director at Schroders.

Published : 3, Oct 2016
Expat centres which stand out from the crowd

Expat centres which stand out from the crowd

Mark Newsam, head of internationals at HSBC Global Asset Management, reveals the best international financial centre in the world according to the global bank’s latest worldwide survey.

Published : 3, Oct 2016

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