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John Seo, Fermat Capital Management

Cat bonds – issuance, yields and what’s to come

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 12:46

Dr John Seo (pictured), Co-Founder and Managing Principal, Fermat Capital Management on the UK government’s plans for tax legislation allowing cat bonds to be issued from and domiciled in the UK… »

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How UK election might affect investments

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 12:37

John Wyn-Evans, Head of Investment Strategy at Investec Wealth & Investment, on how the forthcoming UK General Election could impact investments… »

Mark Pearce, Thomas Eggar

Abolishing UK non-dom rule would be ‘a disaster’

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 13:37

Ed Miliband has said that if he wins the election he will scrap non-dom tax status. Mark Pearce (pictured), a partner on the tax team at law firm Thomas Eggar, comments… »

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Russia's growth surprise fails to brighten outlook

Thu, 02/04/2015 - 10:02

Craig Botham, Emerging Markets Economist at Schroders, comments on recent Russian GDP figures and what he expects for Russia's economy in 2015… »

Global currencies

Eight international FX Committees agree harmonised code of conduct

Tue, 31/03/2015 - 11:30

Marshall Bailey, President, ACI – Financial Markets Association, comments on the agreement by eight international FX committees on a harmonised set of principles and guidelines to govern conduct and behaviour in FX trading and strengthen oversight… »


City Noble calls on a ban for DB to DC transfers

Mon, 30/03/2015 - 13:23

There has been speculation that defined benefit transfer volumes will increase after April as clients seek to take advantage of the new flexibility, says Eamonn O’Connor, Director at City Noble… »

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FCA to take more market-focused approach to supervision

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 11:49

Amanda Rowland, financial services risk and regulation partner at PwC, comments on the FCA’s Risk Outlook and Business Plan…  »

Tina Riches, Smith & Williamson

Budget provides support for employers and the self employed

Thu, 19/03/2015 - 12:10

Tina Riches (pictured), national tax partner at Smith & Williamson, the accountancy and investment management group, gives her initial reactions to the UK budget statement… »

Keith Wade, Schroders

Dollar strength tips Fed towards later rate rise

Thu, 19/03/2015 - 11:51

Keith Wade, Chief Economist and Strategist at Schroders, explains why he has pushed back his forecast for the first US interest rate hike following Janet Yellen's statement after the latest Federal Open Market Committee meeting… »

George Osborne

Osborne takes ‘grown up’ approach to budget

Thu, 19/03/2015 - 11:46

Stephen Ford, Head of Investment Management at Brewin Dolphin comments on the UK budget announcement… »

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