Analysis 13 Dec 17
Woodford-backed Purplebricks sees shares slide on £8.2m loss
Neil Woodford’s favourite online estate agent Purplebricks failed to woo markets with its half year figures after posting an £8.2m ($10.9m, €9.3m) loss.
Analysis 12 Dec 17
Robeco: China’s AM regulations and US tax reform risks
Hong Kong’s equity market is likely to see a slowdown in mainland investment next year due to some new regulations and the proposed US tax reform could hit the technology sector, said Victoria Mio, co-head of Asia-Pacific equities and chief investment officer for China at Robeco.
Analysis 6 Dec 17
Will sterling sink or swim?
Following the recent news of progress on the Brexit “divorce bill”, sterling hit a two-month high this week, and was up against both dollar and euro. Despite the uptick, the main question still remains, will sterling continue to strengthen or is it in danger of collapsing in the face of political turbulence?
Analysis 4 Dec 17
Three key areas for advisers primed for the future
Attitude to innovation, the shape of the workforce tomorrow and the evolution of work culture are three areas spotlighted by PwC’s Rob Churcher in the final of a three-part series looking at technology trends.
Analysis 1 Dec 17
Five probing questions advisers should ask providers
Regulators are encouraging financial advisers to go deeper with due diligence exercises when selecting products and services for their customers, and to piece together an audit trail, says AKG’s Matt Ward.