FCA review takes aim at hidden activity-based charges on D2C platforms

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FCA review takes aim at hidden activity-based charges on D2C platforms

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has found D2C investment platforms scatter certain charges across different sections and webpages making them harder to locate to consumers, as per the findings of its platforms costs and charges review.  The review sought to assess the role of platforms in helping consumers understand their investment costs, enabling them to compare the costs of using different platforms. To that end, the FCA focused on the experience of non-advised consumers and look...

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