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Commodity-driven stocks were some of the worst-performers on the blue chip index after China’s premier Li Keqiang said the country was aiming to expand its economy by 6.5 per cent. Photograph: Guang Niu/Getty Images

News of the €12.7 billion Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life merger failed to lift European markets, which fell back slightly on poor perform(...)

Edinburgh-based Standard Life employs over 8,000 and Aberdeen has over 2,800 staff. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Standard Life and Aberdeen set out the terms of their proposed £11 billion (€12.7 billion) merger on Monday, saying they expected the deal to save th(...)

 Under the terms of the potential deal with Aberdeen Asset Management, Standard Life shareholders would own 66.7 per cent of the combined group. Photograph: Andy Buchanan/AFP/Getty Images

Standard Life Plc, Scotland’s largest insurer, is in talks to acquire Aberdeen Asset Management Plc, creating one of Europe’s biggest fund managers ov(...)

When the time comes to draw down your pension, retirees can opt to take a portion of it as a tax-free lump sum

Remember the old saw about the best time to plant a tree being 20 years ago, and the second best time being today? It’s the same with pensions. Put si(...)

Britain’s FTSE 100 ended its record 14-day winning streak on Monday, finishing down for the first day since December 21st, as banking stocks slumped on “hard Brexit” worries

With markets closed in the US for the Martin Luther King Day holiday and investors awaiting a major speech on Tuesday from British prime minister The(...)

Baroness Shriti Vadera: may be seen as a catch for a bigger bank. Photograph: Paul Morigi/Getty Images

HSBC is apparently getting close to identifying the chairman it wants as a replacement for Douglas Flint, who plans to retire in 2017. Might it become(...)

Concerns have been raised about the role of Rupert Murdoch’s son James, who is Sky’s chairman and Fox’s chief executive. Photograph: PA Wire

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox has tabled a formal £11.7 billion (€14 billion) takeover bid for broadcaster Sky. Fox’s offer of £10.75 per share f(...)

“Unless you are going to trade a hell of a lot,  you are not going to be getting the sorts of returns that you got 10, 15 years ago.” Photograph: iStock

Modern day investors are living in “a world of low numbers” where the high returns of the last century are unlikely to rematerialise, the head of Stan(...)

Wall Street was near session lows on Monday afternoon as energy stocks slipped along with oil prices, and Amazon and Netflix weighed on consumer stocks. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

European stocks fell for the fourth time in five days as bond yields rose amid renewed uncertainty over the health of the global economy after commen(...)

Gareth Murphy, outgoing director of markets supervision at the Central Bank, is set to join Standard Life.

The Central Bank of Ireland’s outgoing director of markets supervision Gareth Murphy is set to join Edinburgh-based pensions giant Standard Life in a(...)

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