Tag Archives: investments

He Who Must Not Be Named (For Copyright Reasons) & The Curse Of The IMA Sectors

As the sprawling and increasingly desperate Franchise That Would Not Die limps towards its close, I find myself pondering the power of naming. As any fule or fan of the spotty wizard kno, naming something gives you power over it, […]

Blah blah rebates blah blah

Oh for the love of the big man, people, you were meant to have got this all fixed by now. But returning after a stint looking after the lang kitten, I find that we are still ripping ourselves apart on […]

Blah blah rebates blah blah

Oh for the love of the big man, people, you were meant to have got this all fixed by now. But returning after a stint looking after the lang kitten, I find that we are still ripping ourselves apart on […]

Why platforms are so complicated

If you listen very closely you can hear the faint gnashing of teeth in various large office buildings round the country. It’s said sometimes that providers are now run by accountants, not actuaries. But actuaries, like certain water-borne infections, are […]

Why platforms are so complicated

If you listen very closely you can hear the faint gnashing of teeth in various large office buildings round the country. It’s said sometimes that providers are now run by accountants, not actuaries. But actuaries, like certain water-borne infections, are […]

You sort it out. You. Sort it. Out.

Just a quick post on one of the things from CP10/29 that hasn’t picked up so much coverage in amongst all the hoohah on rebates, admin payments and so on. Later on in the CP, our narrator says “We are […]

You sort it out. You. Sort it. Out.

Just a quick post on one of the things from CP10/29 that hasn’t picked up so much coverage in amongst all the hoohah on rebates, admin payments and so on. Later on in the CP, our narrator says “We are […]

all your rebate are belong to us pt.2

In my previous post (all your rebate are belong to us) I set out 3 wishes for the FSA platform paper we now know as CP10/29. The nice thing about the lang cat not being a vested interest is that […]

all your rebate are belong to us pt.2

In my previous post (all your rebate are belong to us) I set out 3 wishes for the FSA platform paper we now know as CP10/29. The nice thing about the lang cat not being a vested interest is that […]

what’s the right price for a platform?

I think many would answer that question with a Friedmanite ‘whatever the market will stand’. One major platform provider has just stated in their new business results that they are not seeing any, pressure to reduce margins, which I think […]