Category Archives: Financial Services Industry News

Market Numbers & News 25th April 2014

Market Numbers & News 25th April 2014 MARKET NUMBERS .. The FTSE 100 closed at 6685.69 +60.44 points +0.91% on previous weeks close 6625.25 +259.27 points +4.03% against a year ago at 6426.42 .. “In House”, we regard the FTSE 100 index as being … Continue reading

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Market Numbers & News 18th April 2014

Market Numbers & News 18th April 2014 MARKET NUMBERS .. The FTSE 100 closed at 6625.25 +63.55 points +0.97% on previous weeks close 6561.70 +381.58 points +6.11% against a year ago at 6243.67 .. “In House”, we regard the FTSE 100 index as being … Continue reading

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Change to use of Government Actuarial Department’s Calculations for Pensions in Drawdown

Government Actuarial Department (GAD) Calculations for Pensions in Drawdown For drawdown plans effected after  26th March 2014, the maximum amount of income that can be taken during a ‘pension year’ will changed from 120% of GAD to 150% of GAD. … Continue reading

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Change to Pension Projections rules effective 6th April 2014

Change to Pension Projections effective 6th April 2014 As of 06/04/2014, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have dictated that pension projections must use ‘real’ (inflation adjusted) rates of return.Where previously it was acceptable to include a note explaining the impact … Continue reading

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Market Numbers & News 28th March 2014

Market Numbers & News 28th March 2014 MARKET NUMBERS .. The FTSE 100 closed at 6615.58 -58.41 points -0.89% on previous weeks close 6557.17 +203.84 points +3.18% against a year ago at 6411.74 .. “In House”, we regard the FTSE 100 index as … Continue reading

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Capital Eyes on the Market – BUDGET SUMMARY – Friday 22nd March 2013

Following on from our published overview of the key points of interest in Chancellor George Osborne’s Budget Speech on Wednesday 20th March 2013, we have now made available our complete BUDGET SUMMARY 2013 which can be downloaded here for your interest … Continue reading

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Capital Eyes on the Market – BUDGET Update – Wednesday 20th March 2013

We take a look at some of the key items in today’s Budget anouncement by Chancellor George Osborne. The Chancellor is now no stranger to Budget announcements. However this makes this latest Budget none the easier to compile and deliver. … Continue reading

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Capital Eyes on the Market – BUDGET Update – Wednesday 20th March 2013

We take a look at some of the key items in today’s Budget anouncement by Chancellor George Osborne. The Chancellor is now no stranger to Budget announcements. However this makes this latest Budget none the easier to compile and deliver. … Continue reading

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Capital Eyes on the Market – Thursday 28th February 2013

We take a look at some of the recent activity and events taking place in the UK and globally. For a more in-depth insight into how things may impact on your own financial planning priorities, please do get in touch. … Continue reading

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Capital Eyes on the Market – Thursday 21st February 2013

We take a look at some of the recent activity and events taking place in the UK and globally. For a more in-depth insight into how things may impact on your own financial planning priorities, please do get in touch. … Continue reading

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Important Regulatory and Administrative Changes – Update

At the end of this year, 2012, the Financial Services Industry is undergoing a substantial change in the way it is expected to do Investment business by the Financial Services Authority (FSA). This is as a result of their Retail … Continue reading

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