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Sebastian Cheek

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Sebastian joined Last Word Media in 2017 as editor of Portfolio Adviser. He previously spent 10 years as a journalist and editor in the UK institutional investment sector, most recently as editor of Portfolio Institutional. Prior to that, he held several roles at Professional Pensions which is part of Incisive Media.

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PA ANALYSIS: Is the FCA barking up the wrong tree over platforms?

PA ANALYSIS: Is the FCA barking up the wrong tree...

The Financial Conduct Authority wants to use the platform review to drive more competition in the asset management sector, but experts are asking whether it is looking in the wrong place.

Published : 21, Jul 2017
JOHCM appoints duo for intermediary sales team

JOHCM appoints duo for intermediary sales team...

JO Hambro Capital Management (JOHCM) has strengthened its UK intermediary sales team with the hire of two sales managers.

Published : 21, Jul 2017
High borrowing and economic fragility may hit austerity easing

High borrowing and economic fragility may hit...

The scope for the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond to ease austerity may be limited as public sector borrowing has increased while the economy remains fragile, according to consultancy Pantheon Economics.

Published : 21, Jul 2017
MSCI: UK worst performer in June

MSCI: UK worst performer in June

The UK was the worst performing single country index in June while Canada was the best, according to data by MSCI.

Published : 21, Jul 2017
Neuberger Berman adds China equity team to its arsenal

Neuberger Berman adds China equity team to its...

Neuberger Berman has hired a five-strong team to bolster its China equity offering.

Published : 20, Jul 2017
Industry not expecting a hawkish Draghi at ECB meeting

Industry not expecting a hawkish Draghi at ECB...

Industry experts are not expecting the European Central Bank to tighten monetary policy at its next rate meeting, despite Mario Draghi's hawkish mood of late.

Published : 19, Jul 2017
PA ANALYSIS: The BoE's inflation conundrum

PA ANALYSIS: The BoE's inflation conundrum

Hot on the heels of the US, the UK has reported weaker than expected inflation data and like its opposite number on the other side of the pond, the Bank of England is now faced with a quandary over rate rises.

Published : 18, Jul 2017
BNP Paribas settles FX issue with Fed for $246m

BNP Paribas settles FX issue with Fed for $246m...

BNP Paribas has agreed a $246m (£189m) settlement with the US Federal Reserve Board over misconduct in its foreign exchange (FX) business between 2007 and 2013.

Published : 18, Jul 2017
Rochussen takes the helm at Polar Capital

Rochussen takes the helm at Polar Capital

Gavin Rochussen has today taken up his role as chief executive of Polar Capital.

Published : 17, Jul 2017
PA ANALYSIS: Weak inflation casts uncertainty over US rate rises

PA ANALYSIS: Weak inflation casts uncertainty...

Further US rate rises before the end of the year have become less likely after the US Labor Department reported weaker than expected inflation and retail figures on Friday.

Published : 14, Jul 2017
FCA’s rules on listing sovereign-owned companies ‘bad news' for London

FCA’s rules on listing sovereign-owned companies...

The Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) proposals to make it easier for state-owned companies to publicly float in the UK has been branded “bad news for London” by Royal London Asset Management.

Published : 13, Jul 2017
RLAM to close UK Ethical Equity Fund

RLAM to close UK Ethical Equity Fund

Royal London Asset Management is closing its UK Ethical Equity fund after five years, it confirmed today.

Published : 13, Jul 2017
RBS agrees £3.65bn settlement over risky US mortgages

RBS agrees £3.65bn settlement over risky US mortgages...

The Royal Bank of Scotland has agreed to pay the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) $5.5bn (£4.2bn) to drop its outstanding litigation against the bank.

Published : 12, Jul 2017
FCA: Savers risk retirement poverty by not taking drawdown advice

FCA: Savers risk retirement poverty by not taking...

Pension savers risk exhausting their retirement pots too early by accessing income drawdown without taking advice, according to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Published : 12, Jul 2017

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