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News: RL360 to acquire Friends Provident International

Following some months of speculation it has been announced that IFGL, which owns RL360°,  will acquire FPIL (Friends Provident International Limited)  from the Aviva Group, subject to regulatory approval. Advertisements

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A guide to buying property & getting a mortgage in Dubai

Buying a property in the UAE can be daunting, especially for the first-time buyer. Expats have only been able to buy here since 2001, and only in specific areas, so many people are unfamiliar with the process as it can … Continue reading

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To panic or not to panic, that is the question…

With the turmoil in the markets in the last couple of weeks it is understandable that many people have been worried about their investments. The fall in the Chinese stock market triggered a knock-on effect in other global markets and … Continue reading

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Seven rules for smart investing

With so much in the press about investing, as well as lots of conflicting opinions and information, it’s hard to separate fact from fiction, or even wishful thinking. I have therefore put together a simple guide of seven practical tips … Continue reading

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Understanding Risk

Risk is a term much bandied about by those in the world of finance, but it means different things to different people. There are numerous investment options and you can ensure that you choose the right ones for you by … Continue reading

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Gold – does it still glitter?

A subject that is of interest to many, particularly in the Middle East. Here’s an article that I wrote  for the October edition of Esquire Middle East  magazine –  Is Gold still worth buying? What is it all about and … Continue reading

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