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Reckitt props up FTSE as Russia tensions continue to weigh

by Daniel Grote on Jul 28, 2014 at 11:20

Reckitt props up FTSE as Russia tensions continue to weigh

Reckitt Benckiser jumps on plans to spin-off drugs business. Worries over stronger Russia sanctions continue to weigh.

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Mystery claims delay Pritchard payout

Jul 28, 2014 at 09:46

Thousands of investors with failed stockbroker Pritchard face a further nine-month wait before getting back their money. 

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Pension liberation scheme seeks to appeal court ruling

Jul 28, 2014 at 10:15

The Pensions Regulator faces a challenge in its attempt to close down a pension 'liberation' scheme run by a former owner of Loaded magazine. 

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5 shares pros are buying and selling

Jul 28, 2014 at 05:01

A roundup of trades by professional investors, including Neil Woodford. This time we look at Synairgen, Ashmore, Macfarlane, Wilmington and Acal.

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Monday Papers: GSK opens issue of spinning off consumer division

Jul 28, 2014 at 04:33

And Lloyds Banking Group is to set aside another £500 million to compensate customers mis-sold payment protection insurance.

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New Model Adviser®: for professional financial planners

FOS under fire over 'worrying' Sipp ruling

Jul 28, 2014 at 10:38

Pension experts have hit out against the FOS ruling.  

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Consolidator snaps up Scottish IFA boosting assets to £820m

Jul 28, 2014 at 07:51

AIM-listed IFA consolidator AFH Financial has acquired Edinburgh-based Finlay Gow & Company.

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SFO moves to calm Harlequin investors over ongoing probe

Jul 25, 2014 at 15:06

The SFO has moved to allay concerns over its investigation into the Harlequin Group.

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LV= boosted by surprisingly strong annuity sales

Jul 28, 2014 at 10:22

LV= bucks post-Budget predictions with life sales of £732m.

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Citywire Wealth Manager: for investment professionals

Aberdeen loses £4bn client and sees £3.3bn leave Swip

Jul 28, 2014 at 08:03

The firm saw a withdrawal of £4 billion from a single client and £3.3 billion worth of outflows from its recently acquired Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (Swip) business in the second quarter.

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AIM-listed wealth firm buys Edinburgh adviser

Jul 28, 2014 at 07:58

AFH Financial has acquired Edinburgh-based Finlay Gow & Company.

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Brooks Macdonald drafts in KPMG veteran of 28 years

Jul 28, 2014 at 08:00

Richard Price joins Brooks Macdonald as a non-executive director.  

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5 shares pros are buying and selling

Jul 28, 2014 at 05:01

A roundup of trades by professional investors, including Neil Woodford. This time we look at Synairgen, Ashmore, Macfarlane, Wilmington and Acal.

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Citywire Global: for international fund selectors

Allianz GI's European chief joins domestic rival

Jul 28, 2014 at 10:28

German group announces senior hire from rival firm in order to replace retiring asset management chief.

There is no recovery coming, says Comgest Euro equity star

Jul 28, 2014 at 09:53

Citywire A-rated manager Laurent Dobler believes Europe is still teetering on the edge of deflation which would be a ‘kiss of death’ for markets.

GSAM equity team ups EM exposure versus developed

Jul 28, 2014 at 08:54

International team expects to capture opportunities from Indian structural reform but remains cautious on Chinese growth.

Revealed: the best performing Alt Ucits bond managers

Jul 28, 2014 at 08:35

Citywire Global uncovers the fixed income specialists posting the strongest performance over the past three years.

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