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Farmland in Chernobyl? Pension investments to avoid

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 28, 2014 at 15:44

Farmland in Chernobyl? Pension investments to avoid

Sipp operator warns of spike in overseas property investment schemes that could leave you short-changed.

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How Templeton Emerging Markets stands up

Jul 28, 2014 at 13:00

Performance of Templeton Emerging Markets investment trust has faltered and there's concern who will succeed manager Mark Mobius. 

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Lloyds fined £218m over Libor rigging

Jul 28, 2014 at 14:47

Fines by US and UK authorities also relate to attempts to manipulate government lending scheme.

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Financial stocks drag FTSE into the red

Jul 28, 2014 at 16:18

Aberdeen Asset Management continues to fall on news of loss of big clients. Investors shrug off Lloyds' Libor fine.

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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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Lloyds fined £217m over Libor failings

Jul 28, 2014 at 13:59

Lloyds has been fined £217 million for Libor failings.


Providers divided over pension transfer opportunity

Jul 28, 2014 at 12:01

Pension experts are divided over whether DB to DC schemes transfers provides IFAs with a golden opportunity or extra burden.


Aviva cuts income drawdown charges on platform

Jul 28, 2014 at 15:58

Aviva will remove its £100 income drawdown charge.

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Ascentric appoints Royal London exec as managing director

Jul 28, 2014 at 11:25

Ascentric has appointed a managing director.

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Citywire Wealth Manager: for investment professionals

Blacklisted! 10 highlights in Sanlam's UK equity income fund study

Jul 28, 2014 at 15:00

Sanlam Private PI's study has seen a number of changes over the last six months, with several new additions to its black and white lists.

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Lloyds hit with £217 million fine over Libor manipulation

Jul 28, 2014 at 14:04

Lloyds Banking group has been hit with a combined fine of £217.4 million by the UK and US regulators for its role in the Libor manipulation scandal.


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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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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Citywire Global: for international fund selectors

GLG bond star: global HY defaults could soon start to spike

Jul 28, 2014 at 14:04

Bond manager Jon Mawby expects defaults to rise as the era of cheap money draws to a close and has added core European banks.

Five bulletproof dividend stocks to follow

Jul 28, 2014 at 13:31

Fidelity's Dan Roberts highlights five companies he is backing to prosper in a volatile market.

BLI hires fund selector from ING IM

Jul 28, 2014 at 13:30

Luxembourg-based group has also bolstered its fund management team with the addition of two new recruits.

Asian equity veteran exits Invesco

Jul 28, 2014 at 12:39

Asset manager announces changes in portfolio management across a number of funds as regional specialist departs.


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