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Investors dump bonds in global fixed income rout

by Daniel Grote on May 06, 2015 at 15:55

Investors dump bonds in global fixed income rout

The FTSE 100 shed most of the morning's gains as the sell-off of over-priced bonds gathered pace, lifting yields from their historic lows.

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Why markets should avoid a battering at the ballot box

May 06, 2015 at 14:15

Stock markets have risen in five of the last six general elections, although you can look back to 1974 for a more worrying scenario.

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Woodford & Gates back company seeking Ebola cure

May 06, 2015 at 15:39

Fund manager Neil Woodford and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates have invested $50 (£33) million in Cambridge-based biotech company Kymab.

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Can things only get better for Better Capital?

May 06, 2015 at 14:50

The Better Capital private equity trusts were thrust in the spotlight when City Link collapsed, but could a recovery be underway?

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Sainsbury's reports first loss in a decade

May 06, 2015 at 11:53

J Sainsbury underlines the malaise afflicting the big four supermarkets as it reports a pre-tax loss of £72 million, its first in ten years.

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New Model Adviser®: for professional financial planners

Investors dump bonds in global fixed income rout

May 06, 2015 at 15:55

The FTSE 100 shed most of the morning's gains as the sell-off of over-priced bonds gathered pace, lifting yields from their historic lows.

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Cambridgeshire IFA acquires law firm

May 06, 2015 at 15:28

Cambridgeshire-based Beacon Wealth Management has acquired law firm Jeffrey Mills Solicitors.

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Cofunds finance director exits

May 06, 2015 at 13:20

Cofunds finance director Simon Lloyd has left the business.

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Scottish Widows appoints bulk annuities boss

May 06, 2015 at 13:06

Scottish Widows has appointed former Morgan Stanley managing director Jeff Sayers as its bulk annuities and investment strategy boss.

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Citywire Wealth Manager: for investment professionals

AAA-rated MacKenzie's 5 star micro caps for your portfolio

May 06, 2015 at 14:34

PFS Downing Active Management fund manager Judith MacKenzie reveals the stock picks that have driven her to the top of the performance charts.

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Are emerging markets on course for a 1997-style crisis?

May 06, 2015 at 14:17

London Business School professor Andrew Scott warns emerging markets set for a crisis by year end.

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Woodford & Gates pour $90m into biopharma Kymab

May 06, 2015 at 10:36

Neil Woodford and Bill Gates have participated in a $90 million (£59.4 million)  fundraising for biopharmaceutical company Kymab.

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Grantham: US on course for ‘death by over-stimulation’

May 06, 2015 at 10:46

Manipulation of markets has left US vulnerable to the fallout from asset bubbles as a result of over-stimulation.

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Citywire Global: for international fund selectors

Europe boosted while US busted by currency, say Swiss selectors

May 06, 2015 at 15:01

MONTREUX: Investment professionals believe the weak euro and the strong dollar will drive the regions’ performances.

Former Pictet global equity pair join UK group

May 06, 2015 at 13:12

Two managers to join asset management firm and assume responsibility for US and global equity strategies.

Skagen readies high-conviction global equity fund

May 06, 2015 at 13:09

Former Citywire-rated manager set to oversee new concentrated approach being launched by Nordic group at the end of the month.

Five reasons why Japan can outperform the US

May 06, 2015 at 11:22

Hermes IM's AA-rated head of global equities explains why he's selling down his US holdings and moving into Japanese stocks.

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