New rules needed to protect retirement

As the nature of work continues to evolve, pension professionals argue whether rules and regulations are still fit for purpose

Is a superfund the right choice for your pension?

The introduction of superfunds could disrupt pension market dynamics and pose fresh challenges for traditional insurers

Quarterly reporting: for or against?

Pressure on publicly listed companies to publish guidance on quarterly earnings is seen by some as driving harmful short-termism through an unhealthy preoccupation with near-term profits at the expense of long-term value

Women at the top are driving crypto evolution

Although the fintech sector is dominated by men, women are staking a claim in emerging cryptocurrencies

Service is king in congested retail trading market

Man in crowded area long exposure

Brokerages must put the client at the heart of the service if they are to survive in an increasingly competitive landscape

Diamonds sparkle in shaky commodities market

They have hit a rough patch, but canny commodities investors could take a shine to diamonds, platinum and palladium, writes Fiona Bond

Rich give more than government

Those wishing to give something back to society are no longer content to simply write a cheque and now wish to establish sustainable legacies, writes Fiona Bond

Staple food must remain stable to prevent world ‘paddy’

With food prices increasing significantly in September, Fiona Bond asks if rice will curry favour with traders