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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US bonds biggest threat to emerging markets, says JPM

Jul 30, 2014 at 07:00

Richard Titherington, manager of JPMorgan Emerging Markets Income, says another bout of turbulence in US bonds is 'biggest single risk' for his fund.

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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

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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The Expert View: GKN, St James's Place and BP

Jul 30, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Tullett Prebon and Escher.

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Analysts upbeat on Jupiter despite private client revenue hit

Jul 30, 2014 at 08:15

(Update Jupiter’s pre-tax profit was down 18% during the first half of the year, as costs associated with the sale of its private client business and a £2.6m write down relating to Adria took their toll.

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Bankers' bonuses to be subject to up to 10 years clawback period

Jul 30, 2014 at 10:33

The Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority plan to increase the clawback period for bankers’ bonuses to up to 10 years and extend the deferral of remuneration by a minimum seven years for senior managers.

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Citywire Global: for international fund selectors

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.

Top rated equity duo exit London-based boutique

Jul 30, 2014 at 10:03

Pair of star fund managers depart independent investment firm leading to change in portfolio line-ups, Citywire Global can reveal.

Don’t expect Indonesia to echo India’s ‘Modi mania’, says EM star

Jul 30, 2014 at 09:42

Citywire AAA-rated manager Matt Linsey believes comparisons between the two markets could be misguided.

Trawling the tech wilderness: why it's time to go off-benchmark

Jul 30, 2014 at 08:30

AllianceBernstein’s Daniel Roarty explains why the fast pace of change in the tech sector can damage index-huggers.

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