UK - A directory containing information on almost 30,000 financial intermediaries has been released by Matrix Data.
The 14th annual Matrix Directory of Financial Intermediaries 2004 also includes contact addresses for 11,300 head offices and 2100 branch offices. It details each intermediary’s specialisations, covering 100 product types and includes market information and research.
Sales director Bob Clitherow said: “Our ongoing research will ensure that Matrix Data will remain an essential source of information on the financial intermediary market.”
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published three working papers as part of its investigation into the investment consultancy and fiduciary management markets.
In this week's Pensions Buzz, we wanted to know whether contract-based, trust-based or a master trust arrangement would be best for a new defined contribution (DC) scheme.
This week's edition of Professional Pensions is out now
MPs failed to place legislation into the Financial Guidance and Claims bill that would have made pension guidance default, which Just Group director Stephen Lowe said left a "bitter taste".