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FTSE brushes past 6,500 as Fed relief rally continues

by Gavin Lumsden on Dec 19, 2014 at 17:24

FTSE brushes past 6,500 as Fed relief rally continues

(Update) The FTSE 100 advanced a further 1.2%, up nearly 4% on the week, after making gains for the fourth day in a row. 

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The Accumulator: what a year in markets!

Dec 19, 2014 at 16:43

Our last Accumulator table of 2014 reveals the topsy-turvy time investors had this year as US government bonds beat shares. 

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What does 2015 hold in store for dividends?

Dec 19, 2014 at 00:01

Growth of UK dividends virtually ground to a halt this year, but fund managers see brighter prospects for 2015.

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RIT Capital buys Strategic Equity Capital manager

Dec 19, 2014 at 14:07

RIT Capital), the global investment trust backed by the Rothschild banking dynasty, has bought investment hotshots GVO Investment Management.

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Restrict pension freedoms to those who've contributed

Dec 19, 2014 at 13:05

Only people who have paid tax for 35 years should be allowed to take advantage of the government's pension reforms, says a retirement expert.

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New Model Adviser®: for professional financial planners

Sunday Papers: ‘Take forex rigging fines out of bonuses’

Dec 21, 2014 at 04:14

And Black Friday was followed by Panic Saturday as shoppers thronged town centres preparing to spend an estimated £1.2 billion on last-minute gifts before Christmas Day.

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Saturday Papers: Obama says Sony ‘made mistake’ in pulling film

Dec 20, 2014 at 05:29

And Richard Desmond is exploring a sale of the Daily Express, in what would amount to the biggest British national newspaper deal for a decade.

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FTSE brushes past 6,500 as Fed relief rally continues

Dec 19, 2014 at 17:24

(Update) The FTSE 100 advanced a further 1.2%, up nearly 4% on the week, after making gains for the fourth day in a row. 

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Newcastle IFA sentenced to five years for £3m fraud

Dec 19, 2014 at 16:56

Former financial adviser Alok Dhanda has been jailed for five years and eight months after admitting to defrauding 41 clients out of £3 million.

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Citywire Wealth Manager: for investment professionals

The 12 biggest stories from a turbulent year in wealth management

Dec 19, 2014 at 12:34

From high court spats to tech writedowns, we highlight the events that shaped wealth management over the past twelve months.

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AAA-rated Horner on why Chelverton is backing asset managers

Dec 19, 2014 at 14:22

Citywire AAA-rated manager still believes in the long term stories of these managers, despite recent dips in share price.

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Charles Stanley's top 10 UK equity picks for 2015

Dec 18, 2014 at 13:34

Charles Stanley's top 10 UK equity picks for the year ahead.

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The Expert View: London Stock Exchange, Interserve & LGEN

Dec 19, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, including Legal & General, Londonmetric Property and McBride.

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Citywire Global: for international fund selectors

Abenomics ascenders: most improved Japanese equity managers

Dec 19, 2014 at 13:29

Citywire Global pinpoints the three country specialists posting the strongest turnaround in performance over the past year.

How Colombia is reaping the peace dividend

Dec 19, 2014 at 13:18

Each month we take a look at a hot investment topic. This time round it's Colombia's rising fortunes.

JPM hands Asian equity fund to ex-Henderson manager

Dec 19, 2014 at 13:13

Asset manager names recent recruit as lead on Luxembourg-domiciled regional strategy, Citywire Global has learned.

EMD chief Puntillo: beyond Russian ruin and the allure of LatAm

Dec 19, 2014 at 13:02

The Swiss and Global AM’s head of fixed income unveils his top fixed income plays following the financial turmoil in Russia and the oil price drop.

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