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Kirsten Hastings


Kirsten is editor for International Adviser, covering global news stories about the financial services industry. She joined Last Word Media in October 2015 after two years working as a reporter covering the staffing and recruitment industry. Kirsten has a Masters in Financial Journalism from the University of Stirling. 

Companies 26 Sep 18

Mass exodus from Indian wealth management firm

Thirty-three ‘top line execs’ have jumped ship to join a new venture

Industry 25 Sep 18

Financial advisers still have much to prove

Value for money and trust listed as key concerns by potential clients

Industry 21 Sep 18

Overhauling the UK investment platforms market

AJ Bell boss calls for more disclosure, guidance, transparency and the removal of a ban

DB transfers will ‘come to a head’ when stock market falls

Industry 20 Sep 18

UK pension transfers drop 23%

Almost £80bn transferred since the launch of the pension freedoms in April 2015

Comedian Dodd bows out with another tax dodge

Asia 20 Sep 18

Same-sex couples win Hong Kong equal visa rights

Government reform means same sex couples are now eligible to apply for spousal visas

MitonOptimal acquires Jersey wealth manager

Asia 19 Sep 18

Third Belgravia fraud suspect back in Jersey to face charges

From the Philippines to the Channel Islands

Property fund slams closure of Serious Fraud Office case

Industry 19 Sep 18

FCA rules out enforcement action against life companies

Treatment of long-term customers of Old Mutual, Abbey Life, Countrywide Assured, Prudential investigated

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