UK political shake-up sees gold investments jump
The resignation of Brexit secretary David Davis followed swiftly by foreign secretary Boris Johnson saw a 237% jump in people purchasing physical gold on Monday compared with an average day, investment firm The Pure Gold Company has said.
Services boost GDP as UK pursues goods-centric Brexit
Services have bolstered UK GDP growth less than a week after Prime Minister Theresa May outlines plans to pursue a Brexit trading relationship with the European Union focused on goods.
Industry ramps up relocation plans as Brexit nears
Luxembourg and Ireland are the top jurisdictions set to benefit from asset managers shifting operations to new locations over the next five years, according to a State Street survey.
UK All Companies outflows surpass Brexit aftermath
Investors withdrew more cash from the UK All Companies sector in May than in the month after the Brexit vote, the latest figures from the Investment Association have shown.
Capacity issues loom as adviser client numbers soar
As UK advisers continue to experience increased demand for their services, capacity issues are hitting home for some, wrap platform Nucleus has warned.
Market volatility putting thousands of UK pension pots at risk
Thousands of people in drawdown are not adjusting their pension income levels to account for market volatility, leading to fears they could drain their retirement pots too quickly, research from Zurich has found.
Five emerging market views on Mexican elections
Mexico is set to lurch to the left when it goes to the polls this weekend with populist Andrés Manuel López Obrador, known by his nickname Amlo, the front runner in the presidential elections. Five managers weigh in on what Mexico’s politics mean for emerging market investors.
The top five UK equity funds since the Brexit vote
Research by Chelsea Financial Services has revealed the top five performing funds in the two years since the UK voted to leave the European Union in the 2016 Brexit referendum.