Europe woke up to a surprise last week as the US Federal Reserved shocked investors and sent stock markets up with news of continued quantitative easing (QE).
Financial markets widely expected an announcement from Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke (pictured) to begin clawing back its liquidity programme to around $15bn (£9bn) a month. However, the reserve...
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".
Aegon has called for the government to double the tax exemption on employer-arranged pension advice, up from £500 to £1,000.
Institutional investor confidence in Europe rose by 8.9 points in April with each region showing growing appetite for risk, according to State Street Global Exchange.