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Surge pricing, please don’t turn into a scourge | The New Paper

Surge pricing, please don’t turn into a scourge | The New Paper

Dynamic pricing for taxis may lead to fewer cabbies plying the road for flag-down customers So it looks like nothing is standing in the way of taxi companies imposing their version of “surge pricing” on customers. Last Friday, the Public Transport Council (PTC) and the Land Transport Authority (LTA) issued a statement saying they had […]

Financial dictionary: what does risk-based pricing mean? | Lansing State Journal

Financial dictionary: what does risk-based pricing mean? | Lansing State Journal

Risk-based pricing If you have applied for or researched loans, you may have already heard this term. Risk-based pricing is a practice commonly-used by many lenders, including your local credit unions to describe the total cost of a loan. When a borrower applies and is approved for a loan, it is then “priced” with an […]

No surge pricing now, but a flat-fare structure similar to metered fares soon: ComfortDelGro, Transport | THE BUSINESS TIMES

No surge pricing now, but a flat-fare structure similar to metered fares soon: ComfortDelGro, Transport | THE BUSINESS TIMES

THERE will be no surge pricing for now, but a flat-fare option based on current fare structures will be introduced in two to three weeks’ time for the mobile app users of Singapore’s largest taxi company, ComfortDelGro. This comes even as Singapore’s third-largest taxi company, SMRT, said that it will be introducing surge pricing, which […]

James Hay overhauls pricing structure | Fund Strategy

James Hay overhauls pricing structure | Fund Strategy

James Hay has overhauled its pricing structure across a number of product ranges, set to favour the largest investors. The firm has increased charges for the lowest tiered investment brackets and decreased the fees for the higher band by 0.04 percentage points. For its Modular iPlan portfolio the firm has introduced a new tiered structure […]

The Need For Transparent Pricing Of Bank Services | Bloomberg Quint

The Need For Transparent Pricing Of Bank Services | Bloomberg Quint

Calculating How Much To Charge Banks are arriving at charges in an arbitrary manner, as they lack accurate data on costing. They honestly don’t know what each product or service costs them. Instead, they offer a total cost or a branch cost which is meaningless. What we need from them is to know what the […]

Surge Pricing: Is It Right for Tax and Accounting Firms | CPA Practice Advisor

Surge Pricing: Is It Right for Tax and Accounting Firms | CPA Practice Advisor

Surge pricing: Some call it price gouging, others call it the price of convenience. Still others just call it supply and demand. If you’ve used Uber or one of its competitors in a large city, particularly during peak traffic hours or during special events, you’ve likely paid what is known as surge pricing. But Uber […]

FCA should outright ban ludicrous practice of dual pricing | FTAdviser.com

FCA should outright ban ludicrous practice of dual pricing | FTAdviser.com

The issue arises from the dual-pricing mechanism used by most unit trusts, whereby the product will quote the price at which it will issue units and the price at which it will cancel them. The difference between the two is meant to capture any sales charge – less of an issue post-RDR – plus the […]

Fidelity Significantly Cuts Online U.S. Equity Trade Pricing to $4.95 and Lowers Options and Margin Pricing for Retail Clients | Fidelity

Fidelity Significantly Cuts Online U.S. Equity Trade Pricing to $4.95 and Lowers Options and Margin Pricing for Retail Clients | Fidelity

Fidelity retail clients enjoy best of both worlds: award winning brokerage platform1 and online U.S. equity trades that are 50 percent lower than TD Ameritrade and E*Trade and 28 percent lower than Schwab1, plus best in class option and margin pricing BOSTON — Reaffirming its longstanding commitment to provide the best overall value in the […]

Charles Schwab beats Vanguard and Fidelity on pricing war | Fund Strategy

Charles Schwab beats Vanguard and Fidelity on pricing war | Fund Strategy

Charles Schwab, the US-based broker and wealth manager, has become the cheapest trading platform in the market beating Vanguard and Fidelity on price as it cuts its trading fees by 22 per cent. Starting from today, the $2.8trn giant broker has lowered its standard online equity and ETF trade commissions to $6.95 (£5.5) from $8.95, […]

TD Ameritrade’s Nally challenges advisers on pricing | Financial Planning

TD Ameritrade’s Nally challenges advisers on pricing | Financial Planning

SAN DIEGO – Advisers must start thinking differently about pricing, says TD Ameritrade Institutional President Tom Nally. “Pricing structures must evolve,” Nally said during the keynote address at his firm’s annual conference. “Traditional pricing models don’t necessarily reflect the value of the adviser.” Planners should review the traditional pricing model of charging clients on a […]