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FTSE flat amid caution over Russia sanctions

by Daniel Grote on Jul 23, 2014 at 10:00

FTSE flat amid caution over Russia sanctions

Investors still fear more punitive EU sanctions against Russia despite weak actions yesterday. Capita gains after strong results.

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Risk and Return: Sharpe ratios to the rescue!

Jul 23, 2014 at 08:00

Nobel prize-winning economist William Sharpe devised a useful measure to show if investments add value. We show how to use them on investment trusts.

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A global income newcomer HINTs at its potential

Jul 23, 2014 at 08:30

James Carthew assesses a global equity income investment trust that has been a little overlooked by investors.

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The Expert View: Royal Mail, IG Group and Beazley

Jul 23, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Premier Oil and UBM.

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Wednesday Papers: StanChart expansion grinds to a halt

Jul 23, 2014 at 04:22

And a dispute over two warships France is building for Russia is threatening to overshadow a high-stakes meeting of EU foreign ministers.

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FCA launches criminal prosecution over unauthorised investment scheme

Jul 23, 2014 at 10:02

The FCA has launched criminal proceedings against Phillip Boakes.

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IFAs attack 'confusing' FCA simplified advice guidance

Jul 23, 2014 at 08:12

The FCA's guidance failed to achieve what it set out to do according to advisers.

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Gov't pays out £1bn to Equitable Life policyholders

Jul 23, 2014 at 07:57

The government has paid out almost £1 billion to 877,000 policyholders.

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Overnight Markets: Wall Street gains on earnings data

Jul 23, 2014 at 04:25

The S&P 500 hit an intraday record boosted by better-than-expected inflation and housing reports and amid upbeat earnings reports.

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Citywire Wealth Manager: for investment professionals

Brewin revenues fall on trail switch

Jul 23, 2014 at 08:15

Brewin Dolphin’s revenues took a tumble over the 12 months to the end of June, as its switch out of trail and move to a national rate card took its toll.

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The Expert View: Royal Mail, IG Group and Beazley

Jul 23, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Premier Oil and UBM.

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Overnight Markets: Wall Street gains on earnings data

Jul 23, 2014 at 04:25

The S&P 500 hit an intraday record boosted by better-than-expected inflation and housing reports and amid upbeat earnings reports.

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Wednesday Papers: StanChart expansion grinds to a halt

Jul 23, 2014 at 04:22

And a dispute over two warships France is building for Russia is threatening to overshadow a high-stakes meeting of EU foreign ministers.

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Citywire Global: for international fund selectors

JPM to liquidate five fixed maturity bond funds

Jul 23, 2014 at 10:00

Asset manager to close suite of funds following ‘significant’ change in market conditions, Citywire Global can reveal.

Alt Ucits star overcomes EM ‘allergy’ to add bank bets

Jul 23, 2014 at 08:57

Threadneedle's Neil Robson adds selective stocks but remains cautious on developing world as a whole in long/short equity fund.

Swiss boutique unveils absolute return momentum fund

Jul 23, 2014 at 08:44

Asset manager to serve advisory role on new strategy based on long-running buy and hold investment approach.

Top manager face-off: are Europe's banks going bad, again?

Jul 23, 2014 at 08:37

Alken's Nicolas Walewski and BlackRock's Scott Thiel give the equity and bond market outlooks for Europe's banking sector after recent shocks.

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