FTSE falls as China slowdown fears rattle investors
Disappointing Chinese data on retail sales and industrial production reignite fears of slowdown in world's fastest growing major economy.By Daniel Grote - 14 December 2018, 11:26
On the road: the best bits from advice businesses in 2018
We love seeing where our readers are working, and learning what their locale has to offer. Here is a roundup of some of the best bits from 2018.
Adviser profile: Jeffrey Deans of Save & Invest
Save & Invest has become an unlikely pioneer having developed technology its directors say makes platforms redundant.
FCA fines investment consultant over Vanguard conflict
The Financial Conduct Authority has banned investment consultant Angela Burns from acting as a non-executive director and fined her £20,000 for 'failing to act with integrity with two mutual societies.'
Towergate wins claim against advisers over Ucis & DB transfers
The Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of national advice firm Towergate Financial in a lawsuit against a firm it bought.
Osborne bags another job, at brother's Silicon Valley fund
George Osborne will become an adviser to Silicon Valley firm 9yards Capital. The venture capital business is run by Theo Osborne.
Revealed: FCA blocked failed wealth firm’s ‘phoenix’ bid
The regulator blocked an attempt by failed wealth firm Full Circle Asset Management’s managing director to ‘phoenix’ and purchase its client book.
Intrinsic & Bellpenny founder to chair new £450m advice firm
Apollo Multi Asset Management and financial planning firm Total Wealth Planning, have merged
Friday Papers: Mike Ashley issues dire warning for UK retail industry
And EU humiliated May with refusal to budge on deal as Brussels struck out demands over Irish backstop.
Overnight Markets: Wall Street closes mostly lower on trade jitters
Defensive sectors gained while financials and consumer discretionary stocks were the biggest drag.