If Paris were a country it would rival cash-rich middle-eastern countries and emerging powerhouses like Singapore. This is especially the case after my wallet-busting weekend with the wife by the Seine; expect a much-needed fillip for French retail sales data.
Paris, though, does not tell the truth about a country that is increasingly looking like the sick man of Europe; certainly much more 'periphery' than 'core'. Paris might have looked lovely in the glow...
PTL has appointed Karein Davie as a client director in its Birmingham office.
The level of interest rate hedging increased to £29.5bn of liabilities in the second quarter as pension funds continued to de-risk, according to BMO Global Asset Management's research.
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.