A free online platform has been launched to provide product comparison tools and DFM profiles, enabling financial advisers to research potential firms with which to partner on an outsourced basis.
Backed by support services company Bankhall, DISCUS (Discretionary Investment Services Coming Under Scrutiny, pronounced 'discuss') is run by founding directors Gillian Hepburn, former Standard Life business...
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.
US stocks had a turbulent last quarter in 2018 and have been somewhat volatile since the start of this year.
While we are stock-pickers, we do not ignore the business cycle; analysing it helps us determine when to allocate capital to certain companies.