The Lloyd’s Market Association (LMA) has announced the five successful candidates for membership of its Board.
International Law Firm DWF's Counter Fraud Team has called for a greater collective response to organised fraud in Scotland in the face of growing concern about a rise in fraudulent injury claims.
The Lloyd’s Market Association (LMA) Aviation Committee has submitted a detailed response to the Department for Transport’s (DfT) ‘Consultation on the Safe Use of Drones in the UK’
As part of its drive to provide members with access to a diverse panel of lenders, SimplyBiz Mortgages has today announced its partnership with specialist buy-to-let lender Keystone Property Finance.
Since the end of 2016, Austrian companies have been able to provide their employees with the well-known meal vouchers in the form of a chip card. The Sodexo "Food Pass Card" can now be used on all POS-Terminals from SIX throughout Austria.
The LMA Wordings Forum is to produce a ‘cold zone variant’ of its model exclusion wording, which would make it easier for underwriters to cover construction projects in the nuclear sector, a move prompted by recent growth in the construction of nuclear power stations and a requirement to make wordings more appropriate for the nuclear industry of the future.
RSMR has granted the Verbatim Growth Fund Range its seal of approval and added these to its Research Hub.
Findings from the New Model Business Academy (NMBA) show that nearly half (47%) of advisers think that some clients are overpaying for the value of advice they receive.
Silverfinch welcomes today’s announcement by European authorities that they have agreed on a new set of PRIIPs Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS). The pronouncement heralds an agreement between the European Commission and Parliament that will see the rules come into force at the start of 2018.
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As widely expected, the US Federal Reserve raised interest rates but appeared to be less hawkish than many had feared about the path of future interest rate rises.
Stronger-than-expected US jobs growth and more hawkish comments from the European Central Bank caused bond yields to rise.
Bonds sold off as the chance of an increase in US interest rates rose sharply over the week, fuelled by comments from Fed chair Janet Yellen.
Global stocks rallied, helped by optimism over corporate earnings, strong trade data from China and President Trump’s promise of a “phenomenal” announcement on taxes during the next few weeks.
Global equities ended the week little changed or slightly lower. In contrast, global bonds rallied, boosted by hopes that the US Federal Reserve would adopt a ‘wait and see’ attitude to raising rates after the latest employment data.
His first week as president, Donald Trump signed a draft of executive orders, including the US’s withdrawal from the Trans Pacific Partnership, the approval of new controversial oil pipelines and the mandating of US-made steel
In a week when Donald Trump became president of the US, both global stockmarkets and bonds retreated.
The Trump rally showed signs of abating, with equity markets treading water while the US dollar retreated slightly. In contrast, bonds initially rallied before selling off amid profit taking.