The government is considering making regulated financial advice a requirement for people looking to sell their annuity contracts, Budget documents reveal.
Chancellor George Osborne earlier announced plans to extend pensions freedom to those already retired, potentially allowing five million annuity contract holders to sell their guaranteed income for cash....
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Bond investors spent most of last year transitioning towards a more fundamentally driven approach to selecting assets.
There is something strange going on in Europe according to some commentators - the market has rallied aggressively post the trade war-induced sell-off in the fourth quarter of 2018.
We expect to see continued market volatility and macroeconomic uncertainty in the UK throughout 2019, not least due to Brexit.