As I write, it’s now the start of October and I’m thinking where has the year gone? It seems only days ago I was sitting down thinking about what I wanted to achieve this year. I even wrote out my plan and detailed the goals needed to achieve it.
Our new research shows that advisers appear to be much more conscious of fund costs in the wake of the FCAs Asset Management Market study – past performance and cost are now seen as the biggest indicators of fund quality.
To date, it has been another interesting year for financial markets. Investors have settled into a scenario of loose monetary policy, which have eased fears of an imminent recession, although volatility remains.