NORTHERN Ireland hotels magnate Sir William Hastings doesn't only share a birth year (1928) with fellow knight of the realm Sir Bruce Forsyth. Neither octogenarian was born with a silver spoon in his mouth, yet each was grateful to be given a decent early-life leg-up by committed parents.
THE pound lost ground yesterday after key officials from the Bank of England failed to give any clues on whether they would join growing calls for an interest rate hike at the next Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which is the regulator for the financial services industry, has issued a warning to pension savers about the dangers of making major financial decisions without consulting a financial adviser.
STOCK markets, pension funds and investment ISAs didn’t breathe a sigh of relief last week after Marine Le Penn’s far right party was defeated, that sigh was enjoyed on the first round when it was clear Le Penn would not win.