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Nimmo seeks renewal after SLS's 'prodigious' slump

by Daniel Grote on Sep 02, 2014 at 13:30

Nimmo seeks renewal after SLS's 'prodigious' slump

Once the decade's best-performing UK fund, Standard Life UK Smaller Companies investment trust has fallen from grace.

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ShareSoc rallies support for shareholder rights campaign

Sep 02, 2014 at 16:14

Investor action group is fighting barriers that prevent most shareholders from voting at annual general meetings.

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Alexander: independent Scotland would need 'Wonga'-like bonds

Sep 02, 2014 at 15:33

Danny Alexander, chief secretary to the Treasury, has slammed the Scottish government's threat to default on its share of UK debt.

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G'day for miners as Australia repeals controversial tax

Sep 02, 2014 at 10:16

Miners drive FTSE higher after Australian Senate votes to repeal mining tax. Weir Group jumps on analyst upgrade.

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Fidelity's Nicholls brands Chinese banks ‘uninvestable’

Sep 02, 2014 at 16:05

The new manager of Fidelity China Special Situations explains why he is not keen on the country’s banks.

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Alexander: Scotland risks relying on Wonga-like bonds

Sep 02, 2014 at 14:11

Danny Alexander has criticised the Scottish government's threat to default on its share of UK debt.

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FOS reviews landmark Sipp decision as providers fight back

Sep 02, 2014 at 10:51

The FOS is reviewing its landmark decision against Berkeley Burke Sipp.

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Investment Quorum hires ex-HSBC planner

Sep 02, 2014 at 11:36

London-based Investment Quorum has hired a former bank adviser to its financial planning team.

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G'day for miners as Australia repeals controversial tax

Sep 02, 2014 at 10:16

Miners drive FTSE higher after Australian Senate votes to repeal mining tax. Weir Group jumps on analyst upgrade.

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Citywire Wealth Manager: for investment professionals

Nimmo nightmare: ‘prodigious underperformance’ blamed on derivative onslaught

Sep 02, 2014 at 10:59

Harry Nimmo has attributed the sharp decline in performance to derivative traders taking fright at signs rates could be on the rise.

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Lloyds takes top spot: highlights from the FOS complaints list

Sep 02, 2014 at 14:13

Lloyds has toppped the FOS complaints table for the fist six months of 2014, with Hargreaves Lansdown make its first appearance.   

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ARC hires Schroder director to head London office

Sep 02, 2014 at 10:45

Asset Risk Consultants (ARC) has appointed Guy Christie, formerly a client director of Schroders, as director of its London office

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Aviva promotes Lis to chief investment officer

Sep 02, 2014 at 15:25

David Lis has been promoted to the role of chief investment officer for equities and multi-asset at Aviva Investors.

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Citywire Global: for international fund selectors

Still value in US tech and financials, says Allianz GI's Macdonald

Sep 02, 2014 at 13:58

VIDEO: Value bets are harder to find and corrections will come but the group's CIO for global equities believes there are attractive pockets in the market.

Fidelity star Nicholls’ team brands Chinese banks ‘uninvestable’

Sep 02, 2014 at 13:54

Citywire A-rated manager explains why he is holding a substantial underweight to the county’s financial sector.

Threadneedle bolsters multi-asset unit with new hire

Sep 02, 2014 at 13:22

Former global macro strategy expert added to specialist department as asset manager strengthens line-up.

Latin flair: most consistent LatAm equity managers revealed

Sep 02, 2014 at 12:38

Citywire Global uncovers the handful of teams and individual managers outperforming the average peer in each of the past five years.

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