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Schroder UK Growth launches new manager search

by Daniel Grote on Sep 15, 2014 at 12:26

Analysts tip a possible switch to former manager Richard Buxton as SDU prepares for a 'beauty parade' after Julie Dean's departure.

The Expert View: JD Wetherspoon, Aveva and GKN

by Daniel Grote on Sep 15, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Consort Medical and Hyder Consulting.

Asian shares decline on China factory data

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 15, 2014 at 03:55

Factory production in China rose 6.9% in August from a year earlier, down from 9% in July and below the 8.8% growth predicted by economists.

Monday Papers: Phones 4U collapses into administration

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 15, 2014 at 03:30

And the Queen has urged the Scots to “think very carefully” before going to the polls in Thursday’s independence referendum in a rare intervention into the political arena.

Sunday Papers: New bank rules 'would raise mortgage costs'

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 14, 2014 at 07:26

And Scottish independence could see thousands of wealthy people start to claim ‘non-domicile’ tax status, experts predict.

Saturday Papers: Investors pull £17bn from UK amid Scottish pressure

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 13, 2014 at 07:13

And Barclays has poached Aviva’s John McFarlane as its chairman in a bid to boost the bank’s spluttering performance.

Week Ahead: Scottish independence vote looms large

by Daniel Grote on Sep 12, 2014 at 17:16

For all the market jitters, investors still haven't priced in much chance of a 'yes' victory.

Tineke Frikkee: Stan Chart is its cheapest in a generation

by David Campbell on Sep 12, 2014 at 16:30

Standered Chartered is the cheapest it has been since the Asian crisis and HSBC not far behind it, says Frikkee.

Buying opportunity beckons in Scottish trusts

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 12, 2014 at 16:16

Scotland the brave? Share price weakness in some of the investment trusts in Scotland may be creating a buying opportunity.

Annuity rates are falling: should you lock in now?

by Michelle McGagh on Sep 12, 2014 at 14:53

The income received from an average annuity has fallen nearly £100 in just a month.

The Accumulator: our weekly data table turns red

by Daniel Grote on Sep 12, 2014 at 12:24

Support for Scottish independence, Chinese economic slowdown and fears of US interest rate hikes led to a torrid week for investors.

FTSE and pound rise as Scottish split support slips

by Daniel Grote on Sep 12, 2014 at 10:24

New YouGov poll hands 'no' vote in Scottish referendum campaign four-point lead. FTSE 100 and sterling rise.

The Expert View: Morrisons, Next and Balfour Beatty

by Michelle McGagh on Sep 12, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Moneysupermarket.com and Innovation Group.

Overnight Markets: S&P 500 rebounds as oil offsets geopolitical concern

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 12, 2014 at 04:01

However, the Dow Jones dips over rising geopolitical concerns and the timing of possible interest-rate increases.

Friday Papers: Scots warned over decade of doubt

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 12, 2014 at 03:57

And Morrisons' profits dived 51% over the summer after the Bradford-based chain slashed prices on 1,200 items.

Electra sets date for showdown with Bramson

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 11, 2014 at 13:28

Electra Private Equity has set a time and place for the shareholders' meeting demanded by activist investor Edward Bramson.

 

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