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FTSE 100 hands back gains as Bank turns hawkish

Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane joins hawks voting for interest rate rise, boosting the pound but hitting the FTSE 100.

SJP defends British Airways pension transfer seminars

St James's Place (SJP) has defended its engagement with members of the British Airways New Airways Pension Scheme (Naps) regarding pension transfers.

Argentina ascends: Hasenstab, Mobius & more on the new EM

Leading EM investors champion LatAm country after promotion from frontier status.

Platforms respond to IFAs' client concerns after Beaufort fallout

Client assets could be used to meet liabilities in the event of platforms failing, as part of the Special Administration Regime (SAR), platform providers have admitted.

Brooks Macdonald revs up planning arm with ex-Towry hire

Asset manager Brooks Macdonald has appointed chartered financial planner Simon Brookes as a director within its growing financial planning arm.

Advice firm closes DFM as £60m moved to 7IM and LGT Vestra

Embattled advice firm Greyfriars Asset Management has closed its discretionary fund management (DFM) business with around £60 million moving to Seven Investment Management (7IM) and LGT Vestra.

Hammond: tax rises will fund extra £20bn for NHS

Chancellor Philip Hammond indicates increased taxes will be used to fund extra £20 billion a year for the NHS announced by prime minister Theresa May at the weekend.

Lighthouse extends carer affinity deal

National advice firm Lighthouse has extended its affinity deal with carer organisation FosterTalk.

Thursday Papers: Disney trumps Comcast with $71bn offer for Fox

And Berkeley warns that profits are set to dip 30% in 2019 on lower London house prices.

Overnight Markets: Tech shares lead US stocks mostly higher

Nasdaq closed at a record high as large-cap technology and consumer discretionary stocks climbed.

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8 Comments Play AJ Bell CEO: there will be six more months of replatforming pain

AJ Bell CEO: there will be six more months of replatforming pain

IFAs will have to endure another half year of replatforming trouble by provider-owned platforms, Andy Bell has said.

2 Comments Play Asset managers: 'There is going to be a distribution revolution'

Asset managers: 'There is going to be a distribution revolution'

In footage not used in our original CEO tapes videos, five CEOs discuss how distribution will change in the future. Will 'distribution' be revolutionised by technology the same way that Spotify changed music or the Kindle changed publishing?

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2 Comments Adviser profile: Mandy Dale and Chris Emery of Hanbury Wealth

Adviser profile: Mandy Dale and Chris Emery of Hanbury Wealth

Hanbury Wealth is growing, and Mandy Dale and Chris Emery have set their sights on more joint ventures in the future.