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Goldilocks levels for US home inventories

Mon, 25/04/2016 - 13:40

After bottoming out at 63.4 per cent in summer 2015, the US home ownership rate has been gradually increasing. January and February of this year saw the Case-Schiller home price index flatten, indicating that there was neither an excess nor shortage of homes for sale – the market has reached Goldilocks levels. »

John Goodchild

The art of becoming non-resident for UK tax purposes

Mon, 25/04/2016 - 10:41

John Goodchild, (pictured) Partner and Head of Private Wealth at Pemberton Greenish writes on becoming non-resident for UK tax purposes… »

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Risks to China outlook intensify, says AB

Tue, 19/04/2016 - 10:55

Global asset manager AllianceBernstein (AB) says it remains optimistic about China’s long-term prospects, but warns that short-term risks in the policy arena and property market have intensified and “now turn on a knife-edge”. »

James Klempster

Has quantitative easing lost the ability to boost markets?

Wed, 13/04/2016 - 17:48

James Klempster (pictured), head of portfolio management at Momentum Global Investment Management asks, has quantitative easing become a victim of its own success? »

Geoff Cook, Jersey Finance

Beneficial ownership agreement re-affirms commitment to combatting global financial crime

Tue, 12/04/2016 - 09:49

Geoff Cook (pictured), Jersey Finance CEO, comments on David Cameron’s announcement of an agreement by the Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories to provide beneficial ownership information to the UK Government… »

Cyber-Security – what fund managers need to know

Tue, 05/04/2016 - 08:53

The latest in a series of white papers from SuMi TRUST covers the topical subject of cyber-security and what fund managers need to know. The thought leadership piece is based on presentations and contributions to the discussion from a webinar attended by Gerard Joyce, co-founder of CalQRisk; Kurt Baumgarten, Head of Information Security at Linedata; John Rogers, a Principal at Booz Allen Hamilton; Marshall Terry, a Managing Director, the Chief Operating Officer and the Chief Compliance Officer of Rotation Capital Management, LP.  »

Why investors should be miffed about MiFID II

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 12:26

Joshua Maxey, (pictured) Managing Director, Third Bridge, sets the scene on the postponement of MiFID and its implications for investors. »

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New UK CGT rates make directly held stocks and shares very attractive

Wed, 16/03/2016 - 16:20

Simon Bashorun, Financial Planning Team Leader at Investec Wealth & Investment, comments on the Budget announcement… »

Glyn Owen, Momentum

Stay invested

Wed, 16/03/2016 - 13:27

Although the global environment is challenging, uncertainties about growth are acute and a period of consolidation in markets is now likely, says Glyn Owen (pictured), Investment Director at Momentum GIM… »

David Kenmir, PwC

FAMR recommendations not revolutionary

Tue, 15/03/2016 - 09:00

David Kenmir (pictured), financial services risk and regulation partner at PwC, comments in response to the FCA's recommendations from the Financial Advice Market Review (FAMR)… »

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