‘Death bond’ CEO faces record £75m fine

The Financial Conduct Authority plans to fine Keydata founder Stewart Ford (pictured) £75 million for lacking integrity and misleading the regulator over investment performance.
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Keydata failure among biggest UK investment scandals

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Crowdfunding investors urged to be wary

Research shows model vulnerable to excessive estimates

Cameron expands Right to Buy scheme

Controversial programme a central measure in Queen’s Speech

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Paul Killik recalls an era when shares were the nation’s favourite investment

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Peer-to-peer body to ban institutional ‘cherry-picking’

Banks and asset managers pouring millions into sector

Pension fears for 1990s divorcees

New pensions freedoms could affect settlements

Loophole hope for Liberty investors

Promoter points to earlier ruling in its favour

New housing starts rise by 31 per cent

Housebuilding at highest rate since 2007

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Chart that tells a story — deflation

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FT Money was named Publication of the Year for 2014 by the CFA Society of the UK


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Pensions correspondent Josephine Cumbo was named Journalist of the Year for the national press by the Society of Pension Professionals

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