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FCA chief Bailey’s pay package nears £600k in 2018

The chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Andrew Bailey has seen his total remuneration boosted to £589,000 in 2018, up from £449,000 just a year earlier.

Majority of investors predict UK rate rise despite falling confidence in economy

The Hargreaves Lansdown Investor Confidence index fell 10 points from 78 to 68 between June and July continuing its downward slide from a six-month peak of 80 in May.

WH Ireland CEO and wealth head depart following restructure

Richard Killingbeck is to step down from his role as chief executive of WH Ireland at the end of the month while head of wealth management Roddy Buchanan has also departed.

Cavendish: UK firms seem confident of Brexit deal before March

Following today’s warning from the FCA that businesses should prepare for a ‘hard’ Brexit, Cavendish Asset Management’s Paul Mumford and Nick Burchett say companies remain unphased.

Lansdown-backed Ravenscroft takes 25% stake in tech firm

Ravenscroft, the Guernsey-based investment firm backed by Stephen Lansdown, has obtained a 25% stake in AIM-quoted tech firm MXC Capital, in a £2.25m deal.

Nordea: Five stocks for the sustainable revolution

Thomas Sørensen and Henning Padberg, portfolio managers of the Nordea 1 – Global Climate and Environment Equity fund, share five stocks they believe are providing a positive contribution to the environment.

Hermes’ Nusseibeh: I’m worried because I’m the only one worrying

There is something worrying me about the market at the moment: no one seems to worry to the same extent as me.

Five new entrants join top ten of this week’s Consistent 50

Investment Week and Morningstar’s latest look at the most consistent fund managers across the unit trust and OEIC universe. Sponsored by Franklin Templeton Investments.

Coutts’ Higgins: Carney cannot face being called the ‘unreliable boyfriend’ anymore

Coutts’ chief investment officer Alan Higgins has said the Bank of England needs to start raising interest rates while “the sun is shining” on the UK economy because at some point rates will have to start coming down again....

Vanguard launches DAX ETF

Vanguard has expanded its range with the launch of the DAX UCITS ETF, tracking the 30 largest stocks in Germany.