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How much?! HSBC charges £9k to set up a Sipp

by Daniel Grote on Aug 20, 2014 at 16:39

How much?! HSBC charges £9k to set up a Sipp

The financial ombudsman has rejected an investor's complaint against HSBC even though the bank charged him £9,000 for a pension.

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Bank split as two MPC members vote for rate hike

Aug 20, 2014 at 09:57

7-2 vote marks the first time there has not been a unanimous decision by Bank of England interest rate setters in over three years.

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Sandy Nairn buys Shell recovery and boosts defences

Aug 20, 2014 at 14:32

The manager of the EP Global Opportunities investment trust swooped on Shell in the second quarter.

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Balfour tumbles after rejecting sweetened Carillion deal

Aug 20, 2014 at 11:18

FTSE 100 snaps five-day winning streak as falling metal prices in China weigh on miners.

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Want to buy your first home? Here's how to get on the ladder

Aug 20, 2014 at 12:21

There are a number of options if you are trying to get a foot on the property ladder.

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New Model Adviser®: for professional financial planners

IFP posts first loss in four years as membership lulls

Aug 20, 2014 at 13:09

Lower membership increases and office costs push IFP into loss.

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Bank split as two MPC members vote for rate hike

Aug 20, 2014 at 09:57

7-2 vote marks the first time there has not been a unanimous decision by Bank of England interest rate setters in over three years.

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DFM closes in-house fund over conflict of interest

Aug 20, 2014 at 10:46

Tavistock Investments will shut down an internal fund of funds.

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Consumer Panel raises concerns over cost of tied advice

Aug 20, 2014 at 08:30

The Financial Services Consumer Panel is launching an investigation into the investment costs of vertically integrated firms.

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Citywire Wealth Manager: for investment professionals

Oh yes they will...oh no they won't: what does MPC split mean for rates?

Aug 20, 2014 at 12:58

The confusion surrounding UK interest rates deepened as the monetary policy committee minutes showed a split in its nine-strong team.

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Football fans: five fund managers backing the beautiful game

Aug 20, 2014 at 12:48

Following the news that Terry Venables is to launch a football fund, we look at five managers who invest in the sport.

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Could outsourcing reverse the tide of boutique consolidation?

Aug 20, 2014 at 12:36

Have increasingly sophisticated third party services fundamentally changed the economics of asset management?

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DFM to close ‘stellar’ in-house fund over conflicts of interest

Aug 20, 2014 at 10:08

Tavistock, the new owner of Sterling McCall Wealth Management, is to shut an internal fund of funds so that its discretionary fund managers do not allocate to their own products.

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Citywire Global: for international fund selectors

Aviva poaches SWIP’s US high yield head

Aug 20, 2014 at 13:58

Investment firm adds experienced fixed income manager to Chicago-based team along with several new analyst appointments.

Corporate bond manager leaves Swiss group

Aug 20, 2014 at 12:52

Sustainability-focused fixed income manager steps down after three years with Basel-based investment firm.

Carmignac's commodities manager: why I'm cutting niche bets

Aug 20, 2014 at 12:23

Michael Hulme has reduced several smaller holdings and bolstered core positions in order to tap into stronger vein of cash flow generation.

RBC GAM appoints ex-JPM veteran as international CEO

Aug 20, 2014 at 09:08

Canadian asset manager seeks to strengthen efforts outside North America with newly created post for experienced investor.

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