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UK banks accused of double-standards, costing British savers £600 million

Analysis conducted by UK consumer group Which? shows that 9 out of 10 UK banks did not fully pass on last year`s interest rate rise from the Bank of England to consumers. The numbers presented by Which? were outlined in a recent...[more]

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Economic Prediction – Astrology`s Less Reliable Cousin?

2018 saw the start of the implementation of the packaged retail and insurance-based investment products (PRIIPs) regulation, imposing a new standardized information document (KID) to parties providing investment products....[more]

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Tree Top Asset Management Launches "Fund that cares"

Taking heed of the increasing importance of ESG factors within the global financial system, as well as the desire by individual investors to have access to socially responsible investment alternatives, Tree Top Asset Management...[more]

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Belgium at bottom of ranking in recent study on interest rates

In a recent study on Eurozone interest rates compiled by Eric Dor, the Director of Economic Studies at L`Ieseg School of Management in Paris and Lille, Belgium features at the bottom of the ranking with a reported nominal...[more]

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EC proposal on cheaper euro transactions and fairer currency conversions step in right direction

Late March the EC published its proposal for cheaper euro transaction costs and fairer currency conversions within the Union. The proposal will considerably reduce fees on transactions, extending the current euro-area regime to...[more]

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Icelandic BF Member launches lecture-series on the aftermath of the 2008 crisis, attended by PM Katrin Jakobsdottir!

10 years following the crippling global effects of the financial crisis, long-standing Icelandic BETTER FINANCE member ISA (the Icelandic Savers Association) recently launched a series of lectures and open meetings on the...[more]

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BETTER FINANCE congratulates ATM President Octávio Viana for his appointment to ESMA’s CFSC CWG!

Mr. Octávio Viana, President of BETTER FINANCE`s Portuguese member organization ATM, was confirmed as member to the CFSC Consultative Working Group (CWG) of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA). BETTER FINANCE...[more]

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