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Investment Trust Insider: DIY Investor Safety Manual

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 16, 2014 at 15:17

Investment Trust Insider: DIY Investor Safety Manual

Our ezine has everything you need to know about the pros and cons of investment trusts: from charges, discounts, gearing to liquidity.

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Q&A: what next for the Co-op?

Apr 17, 2014 at 18:56

After posting the worst results in its 150-year history, the embattled Co-op group has some important decisions to make about its future.

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Diary of a Dumb Investor: I'm Russian for returns

Apr 17, 2014 at 15:01

I'm making what could be my most adventurous investment yet, braving the Crimean crisis to buy a Russian investment trust.

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Bill McQuaker: 3 funds for big company returns

Apr 16, 2014 at 15:18

Funds expert Bill McQuaker picks his favourite funds investing in big household names.

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Sunday Papers: RBS report on treatment of SMEs accused of being partial

Apr 20, 2014 at 04:21

And the Financial Conduct Authority is looking to change the listing rules so a majority investor has to get the support of smaller shareholders to take a company private.

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New Model Adviser®: for professional financial planners

FCA bans two advisers over unsuitable Sipp advice

Apr 17, 2014 at 10:24

The Financial Conduct Authority has banned two advisers over unsuitable advice which saw them switch clients into Sipps and invest them in unregulated and high risk products such as diamonds and overseas property.

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FCA wins Tribunal case to impose £80k fine on broker

Apr 17, 2014 at 14:46

The Financial Conduct Authority has won a case allowing it to impose a £80,000 fine on a broker who gave false details for a mortgage application.

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Transact plans to offer protection products

Apr 17, 2014 at 12:22

Transact is looking at launching a protection product on its platform.

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Newcastle adviser charged with fraud

Apr 17, 2014 at 07:59

Newcastle-based financial adviser Alok Dhanda has been charged with 13 counts of fraud.

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Citywire Wealth Manager: for investment professionals

Saturday Papers: BlackRock challenges UK pension providers

Apr 19, 2014 at 05:21

And Barclays faces a barrage of shareholder anger over excessive pay following another troubling year for the bank.

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Pritchard’s £3 million shortfall may widen as fresh claims lodged

Apr 17, 2014 at 08:02

Defunct stockbroker Pritchard, which was acquired by WH Ireland in 2012, faces further ‘significant’ client claims which, if agreed, could increase its £3 million cash shortfall.

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M&G’s Rhodes sells BlackRock for Aberdeen income opportunity

Apr 17, 2014 at 10:42

Citywire + rated Stuart Rhodes is concerned about US valuations and has started to see some compelling opportunities in emerging markets after the sell off.

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What the UK’s wealthy think of the RDR

Apr 14, 2014 at 10:15

A study by Pershing reveals that wealthy clients understand the outcomes of the RDR but view advice as more expensive since the regulation was introduced.

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Citywire Global: for international fund selectors

California dreaming: pension chief eyes new income plays

Apr 18, 2014 at 08:01

SBCERA's Donald Pierce explains how he’s bringing new life to the city’s $7.6bn portfolio at a time when other municipal funds are going bankrupt.

Overnight Markets: S&P 500 and Nasdaq rise on earnings

Apr 18, 2014 at 04:45

Shares eked out modest gains as results from General Electric and Morgan Stanley beat estimates.

Time for talk is over, Euro QE is coming, says Reyl CIO

Apr 17, 2014 at 14:43

Mario Draghi can only put off action for so long and inflation numbers will lead to action in the next three months, says Francois Savary.

Global investor disillusionment rising, says Legg Mason survey

Apr 17, 2014 at 14:40

The 'reality gap' between investors’ yield expectations and actual returns is growing, the US firm's latest survey reveals.

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