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News by: David Campbell

Electra Partners fired from trust after Bramson battle

by David Campbell, Gavin Lumsden on May 26, 2016 at 15:25

Electra Private Equity shares tumble 4.7% after activist investor Edward Bramson seizes control and serves notice on fund manager Electra Partners.

Oil rally on last legs as price breaks through $50

by David Campbell on May 26, 2016 at 14:02

Following a 75% surge from its January low, the price of oil broke through a potential pivot point of $50 a barrel this morning.

4 shares the pros are buying and selling

by David Campbell, Selin Bucak on May 23, 2016 at 05:00

A roundup of recent trades by fund managers, including two recent buys from Citywire AAA-rated Neil Woodford.

4 shares the pros are buying and selling

by Selin Bucak, David Campbell on May 16, 2016 at 05:01

A roundup of recent trades by fund managers Gervais Williams, Mark Martin, Alex Darwall and Giles Hargreave.

Scottish Mortgage could turn to capital to pay dividends

by David Campbell, Gavin Lumsden on May 13, 2016 at 14:30

Leading global growth fund dips into revenue reserves again to pay its dividend and says it may have to use capital gains in future distributions.

'Monumental injustice' as Fred Goodwin dodges RBS charges

by David Campbell on May 13, 2016 at 10:33

Former Royal Bank of Scotland boss Fred Goodwin has avoided criminal charges after prosecutors found insufficient evidence to bring a case on its collapse.

William Hill's woes continue as FTSE drops on profit taking

by David Campbell on May 11, 2016 at 10:48

William Hill, the bookies, fell on news of continued poor trading as FTSE 100 retreated despite gains in mining stocks.

Easyjet, Capita pull FTSE higher as markets rally

by David Campbell on May 10, 2016 at 17:25

FTSE 100 closes 41 points or 0.7% higher at 6,156 as global markets celebrate positive European earnings reports and progress in Greek debt talks.

Global stocks follow oil higher as fire hits Canada's output

by David Campbell on May 09, 2016 at 14:45

Rising oil prices as a result of the wildfire in Alberta lift Wall Street but FTSE 100 goes nowhere as miners struggle.

4 shares the pros are buying and selling

by David Campbell, Selin Bucak on May 09, 2016 at 05:01

A roundup of trades by professional investors, including Neil Woodford, Gervais Williams, Dan Nickols and Chris White.

 

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