Citywire Money: making the most of your money

Peer-to-peer lenders plan low cost 'third way' ISAs

by Michelle McGagh on Oct 22, 2014 at 13:14

Peer-to-peer lenders plan low cost 'third way' ISAs

Peer-to-peer platforms say savers will benefit most from government plans to let them shake up the ISA market.

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Is Chinese growth slowdown a sign of trouble ahead?

Oct 22, 2014 at 13:36

China's disappointing growth figures could ironically prove positive, says one investor.

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Hit the North with supercity, says 'Bric' inventor

Oct 22, 2014 at 09:51

Jim O'Neill, the economist who inspired a generation of emerging market investors, calls for a northern supercity he calls 'ManSheffLeedsPool'.  

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Tory tax cuts under threat as borrowing rises

Oct 22, 2014 at 09:27

The chancellor’s pledge to cut taxes in the next parliament are called into question after government borrowing increased last month.

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Good US results stub out BAT blues and lift FTSE

Oct 22, 2014 at 17:00

World markets strengthened again, with the FTSE 100 up 25 points, following more encouraging company news from the US.

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New Model Adviser®: for professional financial planners

Apfa sees surplus drop 75% as providers pull payments

Oct 22, 2014 at 19:23

The Association of Professional Financial Advisers has reported a 75% fall in its surplus to £29,118 as provider support declines.

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Good US results stub out BAT blues and lift FTSE

Oct 22, 2014 at 17:00

World markets strengthened again, with the FTSE 100 up 25 points, following more encouraging company news from the US.

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Gov't to abolish short service refunds in October 2015

Oct 22, 2014 at 14:27

Steve Webb has announced that in October 2015, short service refunds will be abolished.

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MPC puts off rate rise over eurozone risks

Oct 22, 2014 at 14:05

MPC has held off raising the base rate due to risks in the eurozone.

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Citywire Wealth Manager: for investment professionals

Bankers must take smaller slice, says Bank of England

Oct 21, 2014 at 07:48

Bankers can no longer assume they will receive ‘a larger share of a smaller pie’ and must increase the profits they pay shareholders.

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The Expert View: Rolls-Royce, St James's & Man

Oct 21, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Close Brothers and Charles Taylor.

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Warren Buffett Loses $1 billion on IBM

Oct 21, 2014 at 07:47

Warren Buffett lost over $1 billion on Monday after IBM's shares took a plunge because of weak earnings results.

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Trust Insider: what investments worked in my 30 years of funds?

Oct 21, 2014 at 00:01

In a sobering moment, I realised as I sat down to write this week’s column that I have been working in funds for 30 years to the day

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Citywire Global: for international fund selectors

Shining bright in Asian equity: three fund managers on the rise

Oct 23, 2014 at 03:01

Citywire Global finds a trio of regional specialists posting ratings-worthy performances in the sector this month.

Japan pension giant’s equity shift to trigger multi-billion dollar move

Oct 23, 2014 at 02:01

Billions of dollars could flow into Japanese stocks and lift share prices in the wake of GPIF raising equity allocations, say experts.

French group hires rival firm’s SRI chief for Euro equity role

Oct 22, 2014 at 14:00

Paris-based firm hands portfolio manager role to responsible investment specialist, Citywire Global can reveal.

Buyers’ Market blown-open: most popular fund managers revealed

Oct 22, 2014 at 13:32

Citywire Global takes an updated look at the fund selector favourites perennially appearing at the top of investors’ watch lists.

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