Latest News - Edward Smith
Rathbones' Smith: seven charts to kill bear fears
Rathbones' head of asset allocation research, Ed Smith, explains why a recession is not yet around the corner
Advisers set to pay £175m FSCS levy in 2019
The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) has announced an indicative levy of £240 million on the life and pensions inter-mediation class for 2019/20
Keydata boss given 1 February deadline to pay £76m fine
The Financial Conduct Authority has given Keydata founder Stewart Ford until 1 February to pay a £76 million fine
New DWP minister Rudd ‘confident’ Brexit deal will pass parliament
Theresa May's Brexit deal will get through parliament on 10 December, according to the new work and pensions secretary, Amber Rudd.
Budget 2018: FCA to consult on crypto derivatives ban
The government's Cryptoassets Taskforce has announced plans to consult on a potential prohibition of the sale to retail consumers of derivatives referencing certain types of cryptoassets.
FCA to hike FOS compensation limit to £350k
The award limit for complaints submitted to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) will increase from £150,000 to £350,000, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced.
FCA spends further £5 million on senior managers regime
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has drawn down a further £5.2 million for its work on the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR) until March 2019.
Bitcoin 'millionaire' ad banned after Barclays complaint
A cryptocurrency firm has been banned from running 'misleading' advertising campaigns by the Advertising Standards Authority after a complaint from Barclays.
Gove: no deal Brexit would be disruptive for the environment
A ‘no deal’ Brexit would be ‘disruptive’ to the UK’s environmental protection targets, environment secretary Michael Gove has warned.
Sanlam wealth boss to head trade association
The Personal Finance Society (PFS) has appointed Sanlam UK chief executive John White as its president for 2018/19.
A 'most interesting time': Inside eight wealth managers' minds
At our Wealth Manager Conference and Awards ceremony last week senior industry figures told us what is really on their minds
Revealed: Gars pain grows with £17.2 billion blow
We've crunched the data ahead of Aberdeen Standard's results tomorrow and it is not looking good for the multi-asset strategy.
IWD 2019: the unpalatable truth about the gender pay gap
Initial results are not encouraging: based on the reports filed so far the gender pay gap widened by 1%