Citywire Money: making the most of your money

Where do retail bonds fit in my portfolio?

by Jennifer Hill on Jul 30, 2014 at 07:00

Where do retail bonds fit in my portfolio?

Experts discuss how retail bonds, an increasingly viable alternative to bond funds, can form part of an investment portfolio.

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Barclays supports FTSE as investors shrug off sanctions

Jul 30, 2014 at 11:00

Barclays shares jump as results less bad than feared. Fresh Russia sanctions cause few ripples in markets.

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Bankers to be stripped of bonuses under new 'clawback' plan

Jul 30, 2014 at 11:16

The financial regulators have tightened the rules around bankers' pay and accountability.

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Current account overdrafts: how much are you paying?

Jul 30, 2014 at 07:00

Confusion over how overdraft fees are calculated means some consumers are paying too much.

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Brazil's banks will boom even if Rousseff wins, says Fidelity star

Jul 30, 2014 at 12:42

Citywire AA-rated Nick Price is backing Brazilian and Nigerian banks to continue to shine and believes Samsung will struggle.

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New Model Adviser®: for professional financial planners

Banks to approve in-house advisers under FCA plans

Jul 30, 2014 at 11:28

The FCA has changed how financial advisers within banks get approved.

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FCA rules out financial rewards for whistle-blowers

Jul 30, 2014 at 10:54

The FCA has decided not to give financial incentives to whistleblowers.

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Bankers face 10 year bonus clawback under new rules

Jul 30, 2014 at 11:36

The FCA and PRA have unveiled plans to clawback bankers' bonuses up to 10 years after they have been awarded.

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FCA wins battle to fine fund manager £2.7m

Jul 30, 2014 at 10:11

The FCA has won a case to impose a £2.7 million fine against a fund manager

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Citywire Wealth Manager: for investment professionals

The top 10 least taxed countries in the world

Jul 30, 2014 at 13:28

International expatriation specialist Bradly Hackford has revealed the top 10 countries with low tax burderns across the world.  

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‘Old fashioned’ Jupiter takes the special route

Jul 30, 2014 at 12:59

While its rivals spend their hard earned cash on acquisitions, Jupiter intends to use its pile for rewarding shareholders and organic growth.  

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High Court delivers landmark ruling on staff poaching in broker row

Jul 30, 2014 at 10:37

The case was triggered by an employee of Sunrise Brokers who refused to work his notice period after accepting a job with a  rival firm.    

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Hedgie’s appeal against £2.7m fine rejected

Jul 30, 2014 at 12:58

A tribunal has dismissed an appeal by a former hedge fund boss against a £2.7 million fine for deliberately misrepresenting his fund’s value.

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Citywire Global: for international fund selectors

UK boutique soft launches leveraged long/short equity fund

Jul 30, 2014 at 13:06

Independent asset manager unveils new approach designed to build on existing European equity absolute return strategy.

Healthcare manager quits AXA IM

Jul 30, 2014 at 13:03

Former Citywire AA-rated sector specialist resigns following seven years with investment firm.

The Asian market investors can’t afford to ignore

Jul 30, 2014 at 12:31

Hermes’ Asia ex-Japan specialist says it is impossible to ignore the decade-low valuations present in this market.

Time to trim EU periphery plays, says small cap star Lugo

Jul 30, 2014 at 12:13

Franklin Templeton’s Citywire A-rated manager has cut holdings in Greece, Italy and Spain and is looking to use capital to tap US insurers.

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