Gallery 20 Apr 18
Jaw dropping moments from Australia’s Royal Commission
It’s squeaky bum time for senior executives as Australia’s banking, superannuation and financial advice firms face the intense scrutiny of a Royal Commission. Click through the slides below to read some of the incredible moments from the first week of the review into financial advice.
Gallery 19 Apr 18
Busting cohabitation myths across 6 jurisdictions
In the UK, many couples mistakenly believe that they acquire similar rights to a married couple after living with their partner after a fixed period of time has elapsed. In an attempt to bust cohabitation myths, Teresa Cullen, partner at international law firm Fladgate, looks at what rights unmarried couples have in several jurisdictions.
Five ‘unloved’ investments worth a fresh look
Long term investors should seek out some often over-looked sectors to boost portfolio diversification, according to Morningstar Investment Management. Click through the slides below to find out which five areas it has identified as hidden investment opportunities.
Bargain hunt: cheap trackers that don’t scrimp on performance
Not all FTSE All-Share trackers are priced equally and the costliest passive exposure comes from the Virgin UK Tracker with a whopping 1% charge. Click through the gallery below for the five cheapest funds on offer and help investors get more for less.
Experts react to DB pension transfer ruling
Pension experts have welcomed the clarity the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has established for defined benefit (DB) pension transfers through its updated rules. But they warn further, lengthy, consultation may not be the best way to address issues of poor practice that have come to prominence in recent months.