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J.P. Morgan International Bank fined £3m

The regulator said there were a number of issues with JPMIB’s processes and that the bank failed to show why some of its clients had been recommended certain investment products.

News , Property

New Bank chief could pile pressure on pensions

The warning comes from deVere Group’s chief executive Nigel Green who claims Carney’s final speech as the governor of the Bank of Canada praising Japan’s “bold policy experiment” to increase


Simple investment charges calculator launches

The True and Fair Calculator works out the cost of investments shown in pounds and as a percentage, giving an estimate of returns after costs and fees. Consumers can use

Alternative Investments , News

Why is the gold price volatile?

People speak of bull and bear markets but this does not explain the fluctuations we have seen. The conditions which normally accompany these peaks and troughs are absent. Any of


Positive signs for England’s property market

Analysis from Move with Us suggested there was a surge of new properties listed on the market in January and this increase continued throughout the first quarter, adding weight to national


Hope for emerging market equity investors

J.P. Morgan Asset Management analysis released today suggests earnings weaknesses holding back emerging market equities performance reflects cyclical rather than secular pressures. Earnings headwinds easing Valuations have been reasonably cheap


Cost of living sees temporary reprieve

By far the largest downward contribution came from transport costs (notably motor fuels and air fares) while the only notable upward contribution came from price movements for food & non-alcoholic

News , Property , Shares , Small Caps , Tax Efficient Investing

Pensions and investment costs hit by Scottish independence

The report from the Treasury suggests that if Scottish voters decide on independence in September 2014 the financial services market would suffer “significant disruption”. And it claimed that the costs

News , Viewpoint

Standard Life to pay customers’ 2013 tax rebates

The group has agreed with HMRC to pay the mutual fund rebate income tax liability until the end of December 2013 on behalf of all Standard Life Wrap and FundZone


City fat cat tax will hit pensioners

The chief executive of the deVere Group, Nigel Green, hit out against the proposed tax after the Association for Financial Markets in Europe published a report warning the European Commission