WH Ireland narrows losses as restructure bears fruit
WH Ireland’s restructure appears to be bearing fruit as the company’s losses narrowed significantly as fee income rose.
IMF downgrades UK growth outlook
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has downgraded its economic growth expectations for the UK from 2% to 1.7% as it warned on weaker than expected activity in the fourth quarter.
SJP adviser's 'nonsense' fee claims exposed in undercover research
A series of undercover meetings with St James’s Place advisers by Which? Money has unearthed what it describes as failure to comply with transparency rules on disclosure of charges.
Mifid II: Barclays to charge up to £350k for research
Barclays is set to charge clients as much as £350,000 for full access to its analyst research in the post-Mifid II world.
Asia stocks decline as risk appetite ebbs
Investors focused on the upcoming two-day policy meeting from the Fed later in the week.
Monday Papers: EU ready to retaliate against US sanctions on Russia
And the world’s leading oil-producing nations meet today as Opec output deal shows signs of unravelling.
Sunday Papers: Asda eyes £4.4bn bid for B&M
And BBC women have written to BBC boss Tony Hall demanding instant pay rise.
Saturday Papers: German car giants ‘may have colluded on emissions’
And power struggle between CEO and investment chief rattles $240 billion asset manager and investment bank Guggenheim Partners.
European markets slump as soaring euro takes toll
German DAX 30 and French CAC 40 slide into heavy losses sparked by euro rally, weighing on FTSE 100.
Man in Black: FCA should use bribery laws to prosecute rogue IFAs
DFMs and introducers are using supposed IFAs to get clinets into esoteric investments. Man in Black says it is time the advice firms in the process were stopped.
Video: Sea of opportunity in Europe has tide turning for earnings
Liontrust’s Olly Russ and Oisin O’Leary welcome the uptick in European corporate earnings, but warn an abrupt halt to quantitative easing could increase volatility
Clive Woodward: How to live in a no 'if only' environment
In this episode Clive Woodward explains that failure to work on the business, rather than just in it, creates real risk you will be overtaken by a competitor.
Adviser Profile: Ben Ellis of Cactus Financial Planning
Ben Ellis likes to take on tough challenges and, only two years after launching Cactus Financial Planning, he is already looking to expand and hit £100 million in assets.