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Income Investor 6: the A to Z guide to retail bonds

by Daniel Grote on Jul 29, 2014 at 11:51

Income Investor 6: the A to Z guide to retail bonds

Retail bonds have been enjoying a resurgence over recent years. This month's Income Investor showcases the popular investments.

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FTSE edges up ahead of US data and Russia action

Jul 29, 2014 at 10:58

Tougher sanctions against Russia and an onslaught of US data weigh on investors' minds as FTSE inches up.

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Pacific Horizon: recovering but falling

Jul 29, 2014 at 07:00

A turnround in performance hasn't stopped Pacific Horizon shrinking because not enough is done to avoid share tender offers. 

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Has supersized Gars bitten off more than it can chew?

Jul 29, 2014 at 08:00

Standard Life Gars, the biggest fund in the country, is one of three giants in the 'absolute return' sector. How would these funds do in a downturn?

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Expert View: Hargreaves Lansdown, Mothercare and Cranswick

Jul 29, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Anglo American and Great Portland Estates.

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New Model Adviser®: for professional financial planners

FSCS declares four IFAs in default following Sipp investigation

Jul 29, 2014 at 11:01

Four firms have been declared in default by the FSCS.

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Financial Ltd fights off rivals' attempts to poach advisers

Jul 29, 2014 at 09:48

Network Financial has been fighting off rival firms from poaching its adviser firms.

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Advice firm acquires retiring IFA's client bank

Jul 29, 2014 at 11:07

The Fry Group has acquired 50 clients with combined assets of around £10 million.

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The People’s Pension poaches director from Nest

Jul 29, 2014 at 11:11

The People’s Pension has poached Nest’s head of market engagement

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Citywire Wealth Manager: for investment professionals

The suitability race: how to drag wealth firms into the 21st century

Jul 29, 2014 at 10:44

Many firms face a challenge keeping up with the most tech-literate clients without alienating the late-adopting majority, while meeting regulatory demands.  

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Expert View: Hargreaves Lansdown, Mothercare and Cranswick

Jul 29, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Anglo American and Great Portland Estates.

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SJP launches level 7 masters in wealth management

Jul 29, 2014 at 10:18

St James’s Place has joined forces with the Loughborough School of Business and Economics to launch a level 7 Masters degree in wealth management.

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BlackRock hard-closes another star European fund

Jul 29, 2014 at 10:04

BlackRock has closed its European Opportunities Extension fund to new money, having taken similar action with several other European mandates over the past year.

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Citywire Global: for international fund selectors

BlackRock hard-closes European equity long/short fund

Jul 29, 2014 at 10:10

Asset manager stems flows into Alt Ucits strategy following strong level of subscriptions since the start of the year.

The lone outperformer in biotech equity revealed

Jul 29, 2014 at 09:57

Citywire Global uncovers the only fund manager to outperform the average biotech manager in each of the past five years.

Three reasons why ING IM is cutting its Europe equity exposure

Jul 29, 2014 at 09:30

ING IM's senior multi-asset strategist explains why the company has removed its overweight stance and where it is now looking.

Pace of US rates rise will surprise markets, says GSAM manager

Jul 29, 2014 at 09:00

Absolute return specialist Iain Lindsay has reinforced his short position on shorter-dated US bonds to protect against this move.

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