MetLife joins insurers offloading Hong Kong businesses
US-headquartered MetLife is following in the footsteps of its international rivals by looking to sell its Hong Kong insurance unit, according to media reports.
Australian bank to pay millions in advice compensation
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has been rapped for more advice failings and is expected to pay nearly A$2m (£1.15m, $1.6m, €1.3m) in compensation to clients of five former advisers.
DB pension deficit headache worsens for struggling employers
The UK High Court has ruled that communications group BT cannot change a pension scheme from the retail price index (RPI) to the generally lower consumer price index, placing more significance on an imminent government white paper on defined benefit pension schemes, a legal expert says.
News 18 Jan 18
DeVere expands into Latin America, opens Mexico City outpost
DeVere Group is to open an office in Mexico City, headed up by an ex-Guardian Wealth man, its first step in an ambitious plan to expand throughout Latin America.