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FTSE falls as Russian troops move near Ukraine

by Daniel Grote, Gavin Lumsden on Apr 24, 2014 at 16:12

FTSE falls as Russian troops move near Ukraine

(Update) The FTSE 100 shed its gains after Russia's defence minister warned the West to stop its 'military machine' in eastern Europe.

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A third of Barclays shareholders reject bank's bonuses

Apr 24, 2014 at 16:48

Shareholders expressed their disdain for Barclays' pay policies at the bank's annual general meeting.

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Top 10 most highly geared equity investment trusts

Apr 24, 2014 at 08:40

The ability to borrow to invest is a key feature of investment trusts and companies but it can be a double-edged sword.

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Is Help to Buy really helping 'Generation Rent'?

Apr 24, 2014 at 15:02

A generation of people are resigned to the fact they will never own their own home.

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Moore’s revolution revives Standard Life income trust

Apr 24, 2014 at 09:00

Thomas Moore's shift towards medium-sized mid cap stocks strategy been good for the Standard Life Equity Income trust.

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New Model Adviser®: for professional financial planners

Barclays wins vote on remuneration

Apr 24, 2014 at 16:18

Barclays has won the war on pay packages after three quarters of its shareholders voted in favour of the bank’s 2013 remuneration report.

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Standard Life leads shareholder anger over Barclays pay

Apr 24, 2014 at 12:52

Standard Life has led shareholder anger over Barclays’ bonus payouts and has announced it will vote against its remuneration report for 2013.


Aegon set to apply auto-enrolment charge cap in August

Apr 24, 2014 at 13:01

Aegon is set to apply the 0.75% auto-enrolment charge cap in August, ahead of the April 2015 deadline.

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TPR hands out 15 auto-enrolment compliance failure notices

Apr 24, 2014 at 13:14

The Pensions Regulator has found 15 businesses failed auto-enrolment compliance procedures, with one miscalculating pension payments by over £108,000.

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Citywire Wealth Manager: for investment professionals

Revealed: the fund stars of the future

Apr 24, 2014 at 14:30

Our readers give their verdict on the star performers of tomorrow.

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Independent Scotland would face banking crisis says S&P

Apr 24, 2014 at 07:48

Scottish banks would manage assets worth more than 10 times GDP if the country chose to break with the rest of the UK


Labour cuts ties with troubled Co-op Bank

Apr 24, 2014 at 10:39

The Labour party is understood to have plans to move loans worth more than £1 million to the Unity Trust bank.

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Barclays survives shareholder revolt over bonus payments

Apr 24, 2014 at 12:40

(Update) Standard Life was among 24% of shareholders who voted against Barclays' remuneration report during a fraught annual general meeting, but 76% approved the bonus pool. 

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Citywire Global: for international fund selectors

Swiss & Global AM bond chief ups Brazilian bets

Apr 24, 2014 at 13:59

Swiss group's fixed income head Enzo Puntillo names the 'fragile five' economies to back but thinks Turkey remains vulnerable.

Metzler AM hires new manager to focus on Eastern Europe

Apr 24, 2014 at 13:45

Frankfurt-based group adds to portfolio management team following recent shift in strategy on its regional equity fund.

Hasenstab bets big on yen weakness amid currency calls

Apr 24, 2014 at 13:30

Bond market heavyweight positioning for a strong US dollar against the Japanese currency in his blockbuster fund.

HY issuance set to sky-rocket, says Alt Ucits credit manager

Apr 24, 2014 at 12:07

Increased efforts among EM and non-core European issuers will drive record levels after pace slackened, Candriam's Patrick Zeenni has said.


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