Category: News

Weekly Roundup, 26th February 2015

Weekly Roundup, 26th February 2015

We begin this week’s roundup in the FT, with John Authers. Active fund management John’s column was about the misleading marketing used by active fund managers, and the shortcomings of...

Weekly Roundup, 16th February 2015

Weekly Roundup, 16th February 2015

We begin today’s Weekly Roundup with the FT’s “Chart that tells a story”. Income gap narrows The chart below shows how the after-tax income of the richest, poorest and average...

Weekly Roundup, 11th February 2015

Weekly Roundup, 11th February 2015

For a change, we do not begin our weekly roundup in the FT.  Instead we will take a look at AltFi. AltFi / P2P / Mini-bonds AltFi, the alternative finance...

Weekly Roundup, 3rd February 2015

Weekly Roundup, 3rd February 2015

We begin our weekly roundup as usual in the FT. Passive investing Judith Evans and Jonthan Eley put together a special feature on the impact of passive funds, and ETFs...

Weekly Roundup,26th January 2015

Weekly Roundup, 26th January 2015

We begin our Weekly Roundup as usual in the FT, with Jonathan Eley. Don’t buy IPOs This week’s “chart that tells a story” really does what it says on the...

Weekly Roundup,20th January 2015

Weekly Roundup, 20th January 2015

As usual, we begin our weekly roundup in the FT. FX Turbulence Paul Murphy and Judith Evans1 both wrote about the fallout from the sudden removal of the three-year-old Swiss...

Weekly Roundup, 13th January 2015

Weekly Roundup, 13th January 2015

We begin the weekly roundup with the FT round table. FT Round Table – themes for 2015 The FT got a panel of pundits together to discuss 2015. As well...

Weekly Roundup, 6th January 2015

Weekly Roundup, 6th January 2015

We begin our weekly roundup as usual in the FT. P2P developments Judith Evans reported that Zopa plan to target the retirement market with an annuity replacement product based on...

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Weekly Roundup, 23rd December 2014

We start today’s weekly roundup with more pensions reviews. IPB pensions review Josephine Cumbo in the FT reported that pensions minister Steve Webb wanted “big, bold answers” from the industry....

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Weekly Roundup, 15th December 2014

We start today’s weekly roundup with Jonathan Eley’s FT column. UK savings rate Jonathan was looking at a report from the Social Market foundation, a think-tank. They note that despite...

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Weekly Roundup, 10th December 2014

We begin today’s weekly roundup with a chart from the FT. Hidden fund costs The charges on active funds seem to be in the news every week at the moment....

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Weekly Roundup, 2nd December 2014

Closet trackers part 2 Today’s weekly roundup begins as do so many with Merryn’s column in the FT, where she followed up on last week’s piece about active funds, and...