The review will be led by the Treasury and the FCA and will look at how the advice market can deliver better outcomes for consumers.
It has long been recognised by advisers that presenting clients with a mountain of paperwork can be off-putting, costly and inimical to consumer engagement.
Taking a longer-term view on Uk equities, the backdrop from here is a positive one and supportive of future growth.
Platforum research shows outsourcing accounts for roughly one-third of advised assets but that the use of DFMs for bespoke portfolios is on the decline.
Our multi-manager team first invested with Old Mutual’s UK smaller companies team in 2001 and investors have been richly rewarded since.
Although it is possible to use the same metrics in both China and the West, such as price-earnings ratios, the context is entirely different.
With a variety of investment styles and methods, this is a difficult sector to gauge properly.
UK commercial property saw a boom in recent years, but what lies ahead for managers and investors?
We should remember departures of this kind are simply a fact of life, leaving a flurry of uncertainty and apprehension in their wake.
Marchant says property has done “fantastically well” and in June it was the only positive contributor to returns for the fund.
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BlackRock’s Christofel is keen to stand out from the large crowd when it comes to the new pension freedom rules.
Neil Woodford leaving the fund house was a positive, says Invesco Perpetual chief investment officer Nick Mustoe.