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Activist targets Rolls-Royce; Lloyds mulls special divis

by Daniel Grote on Jul 31, 2015 at 16:51

Activist targets Rolls-Royce; Lloyds mulls special divis

Rolls-Royce shares jump as activist investor reveals stake in troubled aircraft engine manufacturer. Lloyds floats plans for special dividends.

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Investment Trust Watch: Lazard lifts Fidelity China stake

Jul 31, 2015 at 16:41

Value investor Lazard Asset Management emerges with 9% of Fidelity China Special Situations as its shares slide in the Shanghai mayhem.

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Accumulator: China crashes (again), FTSE dodges red

Jul 31, 2015 at 15:35

China's spectacular stock market dive sparks investor jitters around the globe, but US and UK markets weather storm.

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Unusual All Share tracker trust cuts charges

Jul 31, 2015 at 12:20

Aberdeen UK Tracker, the only 'passive' fund that can beat the index, cuts its annual fee in response to the price war from rivals.

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Sunday Papers: Strong growth paves way for BoE to raise rates next year

Aug 02, 2015 at 04:53

And  disastrous losses on the Shanghai exchange are leading to concern that the era of runaway Chinese growth is faltering

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New Model Adviser®: for professional financial planners

Sunday Papers: Strong growth paves way for BoE to raise rates next year

Aug 02, 2015 at 04:53

And  disastrous losses on the Shanghai exchange are leading to concern that the era of runaway Chinese growth is faltering

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Saturday Papers: Falling oil price hits big energy groups

Aug 01, 2015 at 06:51

And an American activist investor ValueAct has become the largest shareholder of troubled engineering giant Rolls-Royce.

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Activist targets Rolls-Royce; Lloyds mulls special divis

Jul 31, 2015 at 16:51

Rolls-Royce shares jump as activist investor reveals stake in troubled aircraft engine manufacturer. Lloyds floats plans for special dividends.

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HMRC wins High Court battle over tax avoidance demands

Jul 31, 2015 at 14:03

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has secured victory after challenges made to its tax avoidance crackdown were rejected.

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Citywire Wealth Manager: for investment professionals

Cut the red tape! What these six want from next FCA boss

Jul 31, 2015 at 11:10

With Financial Conduct Authority CEO Martin Wheatley set to stand down in September, we asked wealth managers what they would like to see from his successor.

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Adam & Co loses three to new rival in raft of defections

Jul 31, 2015 at 13:08

Adam has lost three of its team the new private bank set up by former boss Ray Entwistle in a raft of departures.

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Charles Stanley completes suitability review

Jul 31, 2015 at 08:30

Charles Stanley has completed a review of its systems as part of its ambition to be a leading UK wealth manager by 2020.

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Non-doms flock to wealth manager 'dating' service

Jul 31, 2015 at 10:29

Statistics from findawealthmanager.com show a rise in the number of resident non-domiciled users in the second quarter

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Citywire Global: for international fund selectors

Allianz GI rolls Asia FoFs into total return strategy

Jul 31, 2015 at 12:56

German investment firm opts to liquidate long-running fund following decline in volumes, Citywire has learned.

Tech troubles: four factors to fear in the fast-paced sector

Jul 31, 2015 at 12:41

Hermes Credit’s Audra Studziaite says, despite a period of outperformance against US HY, major concerns are surfacing among software and smartphone firms.

Multi-asset outperformer cuts HY and EMD on rates rise risk

Jul 31, 2015 at 12:19

Citywire + Fabrizio Quirighetti has adjusted his portfolios to temper the impact of policy action on credit markets.

Swiss boutique to unveil Ucits version of real assets fund

Jul 31, 2015 at 12:18

Geneva-based group to launch strategy exposed to infrastructure assets, global real estate, agriculture and forestry.

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