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RBS soars on profits surprise and UK recovery

by Daniel Grote on Jul 25, 2014 at 10:21

RBS soars on profits surprise and UK recovery

RBS delights the City with a fall in bad debts as the UK economy achieves the 'milestone' of growing beyond pre-crisis levels.

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Have smaller company trusts become good value?

Jul 25, 2014 at 08:00

And have Diverse Income (DIVI) and Witan (WTAN) become too expensive? A roundup of what analysts are saying about investment trusts.

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Tech stock hiccup is a welcome pause for breath

Jul 25, 2014 at 11:20

David Sandham explains why the spring sell-off in technology equities represents a healthy 'correction' rather than heralding a repeat of the dotcom crash at the start of the century.

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4 pension perks you don't want to lose

Jul 25, 2014 at 10:39

Savers who strip out their pension under the new retirement rules need to check they won't be losing one of these four key benefits.

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Is shorting shares ethical?

Jul 25, 2014 at 12:14

Five financial experts debate the pros and cons of selling shares 'short' to make a profit.

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New Model Adviser®: for professional financial planners

IFA clients face major losses from student property scheme

Jul 25, 2014 at 10:06

Investors are facing losses in £2 million property scheme.

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FOS upholds Ucis complaint against Berkeley Burke

Jul 25, 2014 at 10:21

The FOS has upheld a complaint over an unregulated biofuel investment against Berkeley Burke Sipp

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RBS soars on profits surprise and UK recovery

Jul 25, 2014 at 10:21

RBS delights the City with a fall in bad debts as the UK economy achieves the 'milestone' of growing beyond pre-crisis levels.

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Think tank calls for compulsory advice on pension liberalisation

Jul 25, 2014 at 08:09

The ILC said advice should be compulsory for pension liberalisation.

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Citywire Wealth Manager: for investment professionals

Going for gold: 7 wealth managers' top Commonwealth picks

Jul 25, 2014 at 11:16

With the Commonwealth Games now in full swing, we asked seven wealth managers which of the competing countries they would choose to invest in.

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China trust suspended after manager goes AWOL

Jul 25, 2014 at 11:01

Trading in the £66 million ARC Capital fund has been suspended amid a breakdown in communication between its investment manager and board.

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Mystery claims delay Pritchard payout

Jul 25, 2014 at 07:56

Thousands of clients of failed stockbroker Pritchard could face a further nine-month wait before their money is returned

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UK GDP rises 0.8% to above 2008 high

Jul 25, 2014 at 09:55

UK GDP rose 0.8% in the second quarter of the year or 3.1% over the last 12 months according to the first estimate of growth

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Citywire Global: for international fund selectors

Dutch asset manager hires Allianz IM equity head for CIO role

Jul 25, 2014 at 09:36

Experienced investor joins following long stint with German group and assumes senior role within asset management division.

Martin Currie deal decoded: inside what Legg Mason is buying

Jul 25, 2014 at 09:34

DISCOVERY: Citywire Global takes a closer look at the size, shape and performance of the funds the US group will own.

JPM multi-asset veteran: why I doubled my equity exposure

Jul 25, 2014 at 08:40

Blockbuster manager Talib Sheik explains why he has upped stocks and cut US high yield bonds in his €7.9bn fund.

Schroders strengthens commodities investment team

Jul 25, 2014 at 08:00

Asset manager hires former JPM research specialist to assume fund manager role on London-based team.

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