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Pound and FTSE rise as dovish Fed hopes hit dollar

by Daniel Grote on Sep 17, 2014 at 11:12

Pound and FTSE rise as dovish Fed hopes hit dollar

Wall Street Journal report sparks sell-off of dollar. Bank of England remains split 7-2 in favour of keeping rates on hold.

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The Expert View: Asos, Thomas Cook and Reckitt Benckiser

Sep 17, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Craneware and Spirent.

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Jourdan: why Scotland should have had two votes

Sep 16, 2014 at 17:22

Edinburgh-based fund manager Paul Jourdan says a two-stage referendum would have been better for Scotland and the United Kingdom.

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Generation Y feels the pinch: under-30s hit hardest by inflation

Sep 16, 2014 at 16:50

Cost of education means inflation weighs heaviest on younger generations.

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Overnight Markets: US stocks climb on energy rally

Sep 17, 2014 at 04:11

Rising oil prices spurred a rally in energy shares and China’s central bank reportedly started providing about $81 billion in loans to its biggest banks.

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New Model Adviser®: for professional financial planners

Paradigm DFM launches ethical model portfolio

Sep 17, 2014 at 12:11

Tatton Investment Management has launched an ethical model portfolio.

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Pound and FTSE rise as dovish Fed hopes hit dollar

Sep 17, 2014 at 11:12

Wall Street Journal report sparks sell-off of dollar. Bank of England remains split 7-2 in favour of keeping rates on hold.

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UK unemployment falls to 6.2%

Sep 17, 2014 at 11:05

UK unemployment has fallen 146,000 to 2 million for May to July 2014.

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Hornbuckle teams with up platform tech firm FNZ

Sep 17, 2014 at 10:44

Hornbuckle has signed a 10 year strategic alliance with FNZ.

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Citywire Wealth Manager: for investment professionals

Haig Bathgate: 'déjà vu' - Québécois lessons for Scotland

Sep 17, 2014 at 10:29

Turcan Connell's chief investment officer compares Scotland to the 1995 Quebec secession referendum where a 'photo finish' weighed on stockmarkets and currencies.  

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Defiant Salmond says no-one can stop us using pound as no campaign regains lead

Sep 17, 2014 at 08:01

Alex Salmond has vowed to continue using the pound if the yes vote wins, insisting 'no-one can prevent us from using it'.

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Old Mutual Global Investors hires BlackRock trio for new Asia equity team

Sep 17, 2014 at 07:21

Citywire AA-rated Joshua Crabb and includes analysts Kris Whitlock and Dmitry Lapidus will form the team.

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Brooks Macdonald's AUM break through £6.5bn barrier

Sep 17, 2014 at 07:47

Brooks Macdonald saw profits rise 2% to £10.6 million as assets under management surged by 28% to top £6.5 billion.

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Citywire Global: for international fund selectors

Vontobel poaches Aviva’s EMD local currency head

Sep 17, 2014 at 10:08

Swiss asset management group bolsters developing world debt unit with portfolio manager appointment.

Invesco equity star Surplice cuts pharma and piles into financials

Sep 17, 2014 at 09:01

Citywire AA-rated manager undertakes rotation in value plays following re-rating of healthcare sector and strong growth outlook for European banks.

US still mid-cycle despite record highs, says $4.4bn equity manager

Sep 17, 2014 at 08:45

Franklin Templeton's Grant Bowers believes the bull run in the US market could be a long way from finished.

Old Mutual GI hires BlackRock trio for new Asian equity team

Sep 17, 2014 at 08:32

Investment firm builds regional equity team with Citywire AA-rated manager joining from rivals to lead new department.

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