GLOBAL - Schroder Investment Management has predicted war with Iraq is 80% likely, adding "the question mark still remains over participants, strategy and timing."
The fund manager said the progress report of chief weapons inspector Hans Blix, which was due on 27 January, “may start the countdown to war.”
Schroders attaches a 60% probability to a “quick strike scenario” and 20% probability to prolonged conflict.
UK inflation has risen for the first time since November to 2.5% in July, up from 2.4% in June, thanks to rising fuel costs and the price of computer games.
The number of DB pension scheme trustees targeting a buyout with an insurer has increased significantly in the past five years, latest research from Willis Towers Watson shows.
Jonathan Stapleton says the success of the government's check your state pension service shows just how popular a dashboard could be if it can be launched.
Mark Evans has been appointed as a director at Independent Trustee Services (ITS) to lead trustee appointments in London.