MiFID II Rethink?
Brexit and MiFID II both represent a significant challenge for UK financial advisers. These political and regulatory earthquakes are also intertwined to the extent that Brexit could result in an unravelling of the controversial EU-wide regulation.
Driving Off A Cliff?
James Bond’s favourite car maker, Aston Martin, is planning a £5bn IPO. While Aston Martin may have a licence to thrill, investing in the stock could make for a rough ride given the company’s less-than-solid fundamentals.
Politics & Investment
While concerns about political events are clearly on the minds of institutional investors, there is little they can do to counteract them and, if stock market performance is anything to go by, they may not even want to.
Platform Market In Review
It’s only summer but 2018 has already been an historic year for the UK adviser platform market. Much like the UK weather, the platform market has been sizzling with activity.
Withdrawing The Monetary Medicine
With quantitative easing often described as monetary medicine for the economy, the announcement that QE will end has raised concerns about the health of the eurozone when it is withdrawn. …