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ShareSoc rallies support for shareholder rights campaign

by Daniel Grote on Sep 02, 2014 at 16:14

Investor action group is fighting barriers that prevent most shareholders from voting at annual general meetings.

Alexander: independent Scotland would need 'Wonga'-like bonds

by Dylan Lobo on Sep 02, 2014 at 15:33

Danny Alexander, chief secretary to the Treasury, has slammed the Scottish government's threat to default on its share of UK debt.

G'day for miners as Australia repeals controversial tax

by Daniel Grote on Sep 02, 2014 at 10:16

Miners drive FTSE higher after Australian Senate votes to repeal mining tax. Weir Group jumps on analyst upgrade.

Fidelity's Nicholls brands Chinese banks ‘uninvestable’

by Chris Sloley on Sep 02, 2014 at 16:05

The new manager of Fidelity China Special Situations explains why he is not keen on the country’s banks.

The Expert View: TSB, ITV and CSR

by Michelle McGagh on Sep 02, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Perform and Hargreaves Services.

Asian shares outside Japan decline

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 02, 2014 at 04:08

Japan’s Topix jumped 1%, heading for its highest close since 22 January, after the yen touched 104.71 per dollar.

Tuesday Papers: ‘Boris Island’ airport plan sunk

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 02, 2014 at 04:04

And Britain's manufacturers suffered a sharp slowdown last month as the Ukraine crisis showed the first signs of hitting the UK economy.

AA-rated Martin shuns momentum to skirt 'mid cap' malaise

by Eleanor Lawrie on Sep 01, 2014 at 15:57

Neptune UK Mid Cap manager Mark Martin has been trimming position in Irn-Bru manufacturer AG Barr ahead of Scottish independence vote.

When and why to buy a fund: 6 factors the pros weigh up

by Jennifer Hill on Sep 01, 2014 at 15:27

Multi-managers are paid to find the best funds for their investors. Here they explain what they need to see to convince them to buy.

Standard Life switches managers on host of Ignis funds

by Daniel Grote on Sep 01, 2014 at 14:10

Standard Life Investments has appointed its own managers to 15 funds it has taken on as part of Ignis takeover.

Neil Woodford sells the only bank he trusted

by Dylan Lobo on Sep 01, 2014 at 10:59

Star fund manager says ballooning fines for banks mean investment case for HSBC has changed.

Tesco troubles continue to weigh on FTSE and rivals

by Daniel Grote on Sep 01, 2014 at 10:47

Tesco falls further as news of a big US investor reducing its stake follows Friday's dividend cut.

The Expert View: Tesco, Tate & Lyle and Bwin

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

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Jardine Lloyd Thompson and Chesnara.

Most Asian stocks gain as investors weigh China PMI

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 01, 2014 at 04:25

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index rallied 0.5%, while China’s Shanghai Composite Index and Japan’s Topix index gained 0.3%.

Monday Papers: Putin seeks ‘statehood’ talks for SE Ukraine

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 01, 2014 at 04:20

And growth in UK manufacturing has eased back to more moderate levels, but companies remain confident about the economic outlook, according to a new study.

Sunday Papers: Key Tesco investor cuts stake

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 31, 2014 at 05:16

The Co-operative Group chair Ursula Lidbetter is to make finding her own replacement her top priority after delegates to a special meeting voted for sweeping reforms.

 

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