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Platforms’ cut prices risk commercial suicide: AJ Bell

Several platforms reduced charges in 2014 and 2015 in anticipation of the pension freedoms.

Jul 19, 2016

FundsNetwork adds 25 trusts in further expansion

Platform now offers 91 closed-ended funds.

Jul 18, 2016

Ascentric sees dealing cash triple after Brexit

Platform’s dealing team boosted client returns by £106,000 after its team took advantage of the bumpy markets.

Savings & Isas| Jul 15, 2016

Nucleus pours cold water on Lisa April launch

Potential providers unlikely to have a product ready by launch, claims Nucleus technical manager.

From Your Industry| Jul 14, 2016

Tax wrapper more important than allocation: MacGillivray

James Hay technical leader assesses the difference between growth versus income, or bonds versus collectives.

From Your Industry| Jul 12, 2016

Alliance Trust Savings sees platform assets soar

Platform hit the £12bn mark in June this year, a significant increase on the figure posted in January.

Analysis & Opinion
Recent Articles
  1. Fidelity creates top 50 fund list to rival Hargreaves
    Jul 06, 2016

    Fidelity creates top 50 fund list to rival Hargreaves

    Investors can benefit from lower charges on many of the funds on the list.

  2. Nucleus assets hit £10bn
    From Your Industry| Jul 04, 2016

    Nucleus assets hit £10bn

    Founder says a huge change is afoot in the platform market.

  3. M&G moves towards D2C with online service
    Jun 24, 2016

    M&G moves towards D2C with online service

    Group set to offer lower fees for direct clients

  4. Raymond James unveils new platform pricing
    Jun 16, 2016

    Raymond James unveils new platform pricing

    New system introduces tiers, with custody charge decreasing for the portion of balances in each.

  5. Novia swings back into profit
    From Your Industry| Jun 15, 2016

    Novia swings back into profit

    Revenues and profits were up at the platform last year.

  6. AJ Bell carries out share trade via Facebook
    Jun 06, 2016

    AJ Bell carries out share trade via Facebook

    DIY investment platform claims to have added a further layer of security to allow a share trade to be carried out via Facebook.

  7. ‘Harder to justify’ moving platform, Neilson says
    Jun 03, 2016

    ‘Harder to justify’ moving platform, Neilson says

    As the platform market has matured, downward pressure has been put on prices, Nucleus’s business development director has said.

  8. Standard Life rules out further platform takeovers
    From Your Industry| Jun 02, 2016

    Standard Life rules out further platform takeovers

    Standard Life head says many platforms are “fragile”, meaning just five will be left standing in the next few years.

  9. FundsNetwork adds 12 trusts to platform
    Investment Trusts| May 26, 2016

    FundsNetwork adds 12 trusts to platform

    Addition means the platform now gives advisers access to 66 investment trusts.

  10. Platform One and MC Trustees launch Sipp
    From Pensions| May 25, 2016

    Platform One and MC Trustees launch Sipp

    Product has no set-up fee, the first transfer is free and the basic annual fee is £100 plus VAT.

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