Survey

Advisors’ use of options up 13 per cent since 2011, says study

Financial advisors have increased their use of options by 13 per cent since 2011, according to a study by Bellomy Research and commissioned by the Options Industry Council (OIC). »


Retirement

130,000 UK retirees a year will take cash from pension pots

The UK tax authority is estimating that 130,000 retirees a year will take cash out of their pension pot under new flexibility rules. »


New York

JTC Group opens new office in New York

JTC Group has opened a second representative office in the US, adding New York City to its presence in Miami. »


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Ogier Legal Guernsey advises Burford Capital on USD150 million bond issue

Ogier has provided Guernsey legal advice to Burford Capital on the raising of USD150 million through an issue of retail bonds on the London Stock Exchange by Burford Capital PLC.  »


Globe

AIP to manage new Redwood Global Macro Class

Redwood Asset Management, a Toronto-based investment fund manager focused on partnering with boutique investment managers to offer products to Canadians, has launched the Redwood Global Macro Class. »


Computer

Aviva appoints Andrew Brem as chief digital officer

Aviva has appointed Andrew Brem as chief digital officer (CDO), reporting to Mark Wilson, Aviva’s chief executive officer. »


Magnifying glass

Growing focus on innovation, optimisation and service among wealth and trust execs

Wealth management and trust organisations are increasingly emphasising technology innovation, optimisation of operations, and enhanced services as major components of their growth strategies. »


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Octopus opens new tranche of Enterprise Investment Scheme for investors

Octopus Investments, a UK retail fund management companies specialising in smaller company investing, has opened a new tranche of the Octopus Enterprise Investments Scheme (EIS). »


Handshake

Gillat founder joins Cube Investing

Adrian Neave, founder and ex-managing director of Gilliat Financial Solutions, has joined David Stuff's Cube Investing as business development director. »


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Standard Chartered Bank to suspend dollar clearing for high risk HK clients

The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has issued an order requiring Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) to suspend dollar clearing through its New York Branch for high risk retail business clients at its Hong Kong subsidiary. »


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