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11:05

‘Perfect storm’ for annuities could mean drawdown as default

Falling gilt yields pushing investors away from guaranteed income.

08:43

Markets unsettled ahead of central bank gathering

Jackson Hole economic policy symposium starts in US this afternoon.

Aug 24, 2016

Billions pulled from UK funds after Brexit vote

UK-based asset managers were hit by nearly £5bn of outflows in July.

Aug 24, 2016

UK equity income sector must adapt to new reality: Wellian

Investment director says research shows as much as 20 per cent of the sector could fall foul of the sector rules.

Aug 23, 2016

Lloyds sees increase in hobby investing

“Hobby” types of assets do not closely correlate with more traditional equity and bond markets, says Lloyds Private Banking chief.

Aug 23, 2016

Source ups European holdings and backs away from US

ETF provider has also decided to pull away from the US market.

Economic Indicators
FTSE 100 6,815 -0.30%
CPI inflation 0.3%
FTSE 250 17,840 -0.97%
Base interest rate 0.5%

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Analysis & Opinion
Brexit effect leads to global property search

Property| Aug 18, 2016 |

Brexit effect leads to global property search

How investors can avoid the Brexit effect on property funds by diversifying away from the UK.

Has BoE run out of ammunition?

Aug 18, 2016

Has BoE run out of ammunition?

The Bank of England’s answer to the Brexit vote quantitative easing alongside a cut in the base rate may have come to soon

Join our live debate on property post-Brexit NOW

Property| Aug 17, 2016

Join our live debate on property post-Brexit NOW

Our panel of experts will discuss all the latest developments on property investment post-Brexit and reveal where to go for yield.

Offsetting risk through diversification

From Special Report: Fixed Income - August 2016| Aug 08, 2016

Offsetting risk through diversification

Why are many bond yields in negative territory?

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Adviser Guides

Guide to post-Brexit advice

How to advise on your clients’ financial affairs as we prepare to leave the EU.

Special Reports

What next for the UK? - July 2016

Fears abound of a UK recession and knock-on effect in Europe and beyond

FTAdviser Blog

Carney: will he or won’t he?

Market analysts are predicting wildly different things with regards to Thursday’s MPC decision.

Special Reports

Half-Year Review – June 2016

What has characterised the first six months of 2016?

Special Reports

Summer Investment Monitor - June 2016

Patience is a virtue for UK investors as sentiment sways markets.

Recent Articles
  1. Property transactions drop-off post Brexit vote
    From Mortgages| Aug 23, 2016

    Property transactions drop-off post Brexit vote

    Equifax Touchstone data backs up trend for falling market confidence since the EU referendum.

  2. Inflation hike puts cash savings at risk
    Aug 23, 2016

    Inflation hike puts cash savings at risk

    According to experts, inflation is likely to reach 3 per cent by end of 2016.

  3. UK dividends fall further behind rest of the world
    Aug 22, 2016

    UK dividends fall further behind rest of the world

    Dividend payouts in the UK fell more throughout the year than all the G7 nations.

  4. Countrywide expects house prices to fall in 2017
    From Mortgages| Aug 22, 2016

    Countrywide expects house prices to fall in 2017

    Prime central London is expected to be the hardest hit area of the UK.

  5. Almost half taking too much money from pensions: Schroders
    From Pensions| Aug 19, 2016

    Almost half taking too much money from pensions: Schroders

    Analysis of existing withdrawal data warns of retirees running out of money.

  6. Negative rate moves ‘clear sign of desperation’
    Aug 19, 2016

    Negative rate moves ‘clear sign of desperation’

    Sub-zero rates pose a huge risks to business models, S&P warns.

  7. Moody’s confident UK will avoid recession
    Aug 18, 2016

    Moody’s confident UK will avoid recession

    Credit ratings agency also said it expected “limited” Brexit-related spillovers into the eurozone.

  8. US market steady after Fed minutes
    Global| Aug 18, 2016

    US market steady after Fed minutes

    Dow Jones and S&P 500 move higher, but Nikkei struggles with stronger yen.

  9. US Federal Reserve divided over policy action
    North American| Aug 18, 2016

    US Federal Reserve divided over policy action

    Latest minutes of July meeting show some members want more data before a rate increase.

  10. Investor confidence bounces back after Brexit
    Aug 18, 2016

    Investor confidence bounces back after Brexit

    Figures show investor sentiment is now at its highest level this year.

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