Standard Life's 1825 buys Bristol IFA
Standard Life-owned national restricted firm 1825 has acquired Bristol-based IFA Fraser Heath.
Black Monday Memories: John Spiers on being the 'last man standing'
In a special series, leading City figures give us their recollections of Black Monday, 30 years on from the great crash of 1987. This is what EQ Investors chief executive John Spiers learnt from the experience.
'Sensationalist' PLSA report used to promote DB transfers
The PLSA report on DB funding has grabbed headlines and added fuel to the flames of DB transfer requests. With its claims finding their way into adviser literature there are calls for calm.
Pensions minister says dashboard will happen
Pensions minister Guy Opperman has confirmed this morning that he plans to take forward the development of the pensions dashboard project.
Black Monday Memories: Richard Buxton (briefly) quit the City
In the first of a new series, leading City figures give us their recollections of Black Monday, 30 years on from the great stock market crash of 1987. These are Old Mutual Global Investors CEO Richard Buxton's memories of the day.
No cold call ban until 2019, as 100,000 targeted by scams
Cold calling ban is not expected to come into force until 2019, but FCA reveals more than 100,000 people were targeted by potential scammers last year.
Thursday Papers: Lloyds investors ‘mugged’ over acquisition of HBOS
And Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund wades into row over changes to London's listing rules.
Overnight Markets: IBM lifts Dow Jones over 23,000
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite also ticked up to record closing highs.
Wage growth and US advance lift FTSE higher
The FTSE 100 was on the front foot today, gaining 0.3% after good UK wage growth data and a positive opening on Wall Street.
7IM: The harder the Brexit, the more likely the damage
7IM has reduced its exposure to the UK to a minimum to protect against economic damage caused by a hard Brexit.
Video: Ravenscroft's Harries homes in on themes not forecasts
Mark Harries, head of investment management at Ravenscroft, is overseeing the launch of onshore versions of the firm's offshore funds
CIO Tapes: 'passive funds are anti-capitalist'
Citywire recently gathered three of the UK's leading fund investment heads to discuss their hopes, fears and the issues that their jobs throw at them daily.
Adviser Profile: Simon Frost and Scott Atkinson of GPFM Financial Planners
Best friends do not necessarily make best business partners, but Simon Frost and Scott Atkinson say they complement each other perfectly, ensuring GPFM Financial Planners is well-placed to become a ratings hit.