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5 shares pros are buying and selling

by David Campbell, Robert St George on Jul 28, 2014 at 05:01

5 shares pros are buying and selling

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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Telecoms sector leads Asian stocks higher

Jul 28, 2014 at 04:38

Shares rose as profit at industrial companies in China increased by 17.9% in June from a year earlier, after gaining 8.9% in May.

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Monday Papers: GSK opens issue of spinning off consumer division

Jul 28, 2014 at 04:33

And Lloyds Banking Group is to set aside another £500 million to compensate customers mis-sold payment protection insurance.

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Watchdog warns investors over corporate bonds

Jul 25, 2014 at 15:18

The Financial Conduct Authority urges consumers to consider the dangers of owning corporate bonds as interest rates start to rise.

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Sunday Papers: Malaysia Airlines in brand overhaul

Jul 27, 2014 at 05:16

And the UK Government is expected to launch the "14th onshore licensing round", inviting companies to bid for fracking rights in previously untouched areas.

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New Model Adviser®: for professional financial planners

Consolidator snaps up Scottish IFA boosting assets to £820m

Jul 28, 2014 at 07:51

AIM-listed IFA consolidator AFH Financial has acquired Edinburgh-based Finlay Gow & Company.

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SFO moves to calm Harlequin investors over ongoing probe

Jul 25, 2014 at 15:06

The SFO has moved to allay concerns over its investigation into the Harlequin Group.

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Vincent Tchenguiz to sue Grant Thornton after £3m SFO deal

Jul 25, 2014 at 17:26

Vincent Tchenguiz is set to sue accountants Grant Thornton after securing a £3 million settlement from the SFO.

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Claims firms in decline as regulation bites

Jul 28, 2014 at 08:00

The number of claims management firms has fallen following tighter regulation by the Ministry of Justice.

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Citywire Wealth Manager: for investment professionals

Aberdeen loses £4bn client and sees £3.3bn leave Swip

Jul 28, 2014 at 08:03

The firm saw 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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AIM-listed wealth firm buys Edinburgh adviser

Jul 28, 2014 at 07:58

AFH Financial has acquired Edinburgh-based Finlay Gow & Company.

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Brooks Macdonald drafts in KPMG veteran of 28 years

Jul 28, 2014 at 08:00

Richard Price joins Brooks Macdonald as a non-executive director.  

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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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Citywire Global: for international fund selectors

GSAM equity team ups EM exposure versus developed

Jul 28, 2014 at 08:54

International team expects to capture opportunities from Indian structural reform but remains cautious on Chinese growth.

Revealed: the best performing Alt Ucits bond managers

Jul 28, 2014 at 08:35

Citywire Global uncovers the fixed income specialists posting the strongest performance over the past three years.

Michael Lipper: two avoidable investment mistakes

Jul 28, 2014 at 08:21

The Wall St veteran explains why applying a 'physics'-like discipline can aid investment and also questions the role of policymakers.

High conviction Asian equity star dives on beaten-up bets

Jul 28, 2014 at 08:01

Citywire AA-rated John Pinkel has bought into Indian and Thai stocks over the past two months to tap growth trends.

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