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News by: Daniel Grote

FTSE erases losses as US delivers stellar growth

by Daniel Grote on Oct 30, 2014 at 16:53

(Update) FTSE 100 erases morning's losses as US data softens investors' growth fears.

Schroder UK Growth picks Matthews as Dean successor

by Daniel Grote on Oct 30, 2014 at 16:28

Struggling investment trust hopes the man who replaced Richard Buxton at Schroders can revive its fortunes.

Financial advice group fined £1.6m for skirting commission ban

by Daniel Grote on Oct 30, 2014 at 15:43

UK's largest financial advice group handed big fine after seeking payments of up to £750,000 a year from financial product providers.

Legal & General cuts tracker costs in passive price war

by Daniel Grote on Oct 30, 2014 at 15:17

US and UK shares trackers now cost 0.1%, and just 0.06% on Hargreaves Lansdown.

FTSE rises on hopes Fed will stay dovish

by Daniel Grote on Oct 29, 2014 at 16:12

(Update) Hopes that the US Federal Reserve won't be in any rush to raise interest rates sends stocks higher.

Serious Fraud Office launches Tesco accounting probe

by Daniel Grote on Oct 29, 2014 at 15:43

SFO move follows Deloitte investigation revealing profit overstatement was even worse than first thought.

Yorkshire Building Society fined £4m for mortgage failings

by Daniel Grote on Oct 29, 2014 at 13:48

Building society unfairly treated mortgage customers struggling to meet repayments and will pay £8.4 million compensation.

Alliance Trust cuts five from shares team in £2m restructure

by Daniel Grote on Oct 29, 2014 at 12:33

Move follows Ilario di Bon's departure from the underperforming global investment trust.

Star manager Julie Dean joins Sanditon

by Daniel Grote on Oct 29, 2014 at 10:00

Former Schroder UK Opportunities and Schroder UK Growth manager to run new UK fund for Sanditon.

Woodford props up tumbling UK fund sales

by Daniel Grote on Oct 28, 2014 at 11:24

Fund sales have fallen to their lowest level since the start of 2013, but Neil Woodford continues to attract large amounts of money.

Standard Chartered plunge caps FTSE rally

by Daniel Grote on Oct 28, 2014 at 10:24

Shares in Standard Chartered have fallen nearly 10% after a profit slump, capping gains on the FTSE 100.

FTSE falls as bank stress test relief proves short-lived

by Daniel Grote on Oct 27, 2014 at 15:34

(Update) Initial rally prompted by lack of major shocks from bank stress tests falters as more German woes dampen sentiment.

Brazil stocks and trusts tumble after Rousseff win

by Daniel Grote on Oct 27, 2014 at 15:13

(Update) Leftist president's re-election sends Brazilian stocks and Latin American investment trusts falling.

Simon Brazier handed Investec UK Alpha fund

by Daniel Grote on Oct 27, 2014 at 11:57

Brazier will rely on the same investment style employed on the £2 billion Threadneedle UK fund.

The Accumulator: the week's shares sell-off in numbers

by Daniel Grote on Oct 17, 2014 at 16:27

Shares tumbled all around the world this week before making a late revival. Our Accumulator table tells the story.

FTSE falls then rises on US jobs and QE hopes

by Daniel Grote, Gavin Lumsden on Oct 16, 2014 at 18:00

A fall in eurozone inflation alarmed investors but markets recovered after a Fed official said US dollar printing could be extended.

Buffett sells Tesco as bondholder bets on shareholder pain

by Daniel Grote on Oct 16, 2014 at 11:57

US investor Warren Buffett sells more Tesco shares after his 'huge mistake', but are the supermarket's bonds a smarter buy?

FTSE tumbles as global growth fears grip investors

by Gavin Lumsden, Daniel Grote on Oct 15, 2014 at 17:03

Triple dose of bad news from the US sparks global growth fears. Shire shares hammered after Abbvie reconsiders bid.

Raw: we won't make London Mining mistakes again

by Daniel Grote on Oct 15, 2014 at 12:52

Catherine Raw, co-manager of BlackRock World Mining (BRWM), admits it could have said more about the problems at London Mining.

Pound tumbles as inflation drops to 1.2%

by Daniel Grote on Oct 14, 2014 at 16:06

Sterling falls to 11-month low as inflation hits lowest level in five years.


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