Global asset management group BlackRock has launched a new ‘plan for income’, saying that the next generation will need to be less reliant on cash and the value held in their properties to plan their financies successfully.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has hinted that the base rate could rise before the end of the year.
With an average pension income of just £8,774, new retirees can expect their income to drop by two thirds upon leaving the workplace, says LV=.
Equity funds topped the best-seller list for the tenth consecutive month in January, Investment Management Association (IMA) sales figures have revealed.
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Thousands of people nearing retirement could find their combined spending power fall by £6.3bn over a 25-year retirement due to inflation.
Risk appetite among UK investors appears to be making a comeback as Brits continue to plough money into the stock market this ISA season.
After four years of rock-bottom interest rates, the risks associated with traditional income assets have changed.
Investors’ ongoing fears over the state of the global economy will continue to support bond fund demand in the short term, overshadowing concerns from the regulator they could exit en masse, managers have said.
The yield on UK gilts has fallen to a new record low during trading today, as demand for safe havens picks up once again following indecision from the Fed over expanding its stimulus programme.
Despite rising incomes, Britons are still racking up huge personal debts and not saving enough, according to a new report from Aviva.
The fixed income exchange traded funds market is set to grow to more than $2tn in assets over the next decade, according to a new report by Blackrock's iShares.
As the commodities market takes the rap for an extremely uncertain time in the market - fears sparked off of the on-going Euro debt crisis and increasing worries over the global economic outlook, investors are keener than ever to seek out investments that generate stable and steady income streams.
The commodities market is being hit hard as investors pump record sums into exchange traded products, in a bid to avoid the increasing volatility caused by fears over the global economy.
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