Many advisers not ready for RDR regime

At the same time, firms will have to change the way they describe their advice – choosing to declare their range of services as either “restricted” or “independent”.


Italy's exclusive Billionaire club to close

In contrast, the exclusive nightclub in Porto Cervo flourished under Silvio Berlusconi, who has a large villa just along the coast and is a friend of Mr Briatore.


7IM seeds Pacific fund

The fund is not available direct to the retail market but can be accessed through 7IM model portfolios.


India replaces Spain as top 10 wealth market - Datamonitor

Despite continued setbacks in the global wealth market, affluent individuals will rise by 20 million per year, and India will continue to climb within the top 10 wealth markets list, research by Datamonitor has suggested.


Economy: Morocco, wealth from sectors ignored by banks

The reasons for this are thought to be historical. With the exception of Morocco's Credit Agricole, ''banks have not developed specific knowledge in financing of this sector, which needs the implementation of custom-made products,'&


UK Private Bank taps new non-executive director

During this period, he also held several concurrent roles, which involved overseeing Fidelity’s businesses in Spain, the Nordic Region, the Middle East and Africa, and India. He also spent seven years of his career at Fidelity based in Hong Kong.


Champagne investors see big bucks in fizz

The British public's thirst for champagne – both to drink and as an investment – has fizzed to record levels, spurred by the Diamond Jubilee and the anticipation of the Olympic Games.


Adviser comparison site launches with IFP and Nucleus backing

VouchedFor.co.uk, today launches its new financial adviser comparison site in conjunction with several founding partners – Institute of Financial Planning, FundsNetwork, Nucleus and Voyant – who will support in rapidly establishing VouchedFor