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Circassia Pharma keeps Woodford purring

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 27, 2015 at 12:55

Circassia Pharmaceuticals, the specialist drugs company backed by fund manager Neil Woodford, has high hopes for the cat allergy treatment it aims to launch next year.

Scottish Mortgage boasts 95% 'active share'

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 27, 2015 at 11:12

Edinburgh-based Baillie Gifford joins the band of investment groups revealing how actively managed their funds really are.

Nervous investors pull money from funds in record numbers

by Daniel Grote on Feb 27, 2015 at 09:36

Investors pulled a net £4.7 billion from UK funds in January, the biggest outflow on record.

How Dale Nicholls stamped his mark on Fidelity's China trust

by Daniel Grote on Feb 27, 2015 at 08:30

Some questioned Dale Nicholls' appointment as Anthony Bolton's successor on Fidelity China Special Situations, but he has delivered strong returns.

The Expert View: AO World, Domino's and Jupiter

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 27, 2015 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including National Express and Robert Walters.

Overnight Markets: US stocks end mostly lower as oil sinks

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 27, 2015 at 03:30

The Nasdaq resumed its recent advance, boosted by a rebound in Apple Inc. shares.

Friday Papers: Bank of England to boost watchdog role

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 27, 2015 at 03:26

And RBS moves to speed up full return to private sector as it unveiled a new restructuring plan that aims to cut costs and boost capital.

Standard Chartered drives FTSE to record closing high

by Daniel Grote on Feb 26, 2015 at 17:29

RBS results fall short of expectations while Standard Chartered jumps on announcement of new boss.

‘Debt before dividends', bond holder tells Lloyds

by Dylan Lobo on Feb 26, 2015 at 16:11

Bond fund manager Alexander Pelteshki attacks Lloyds bank's plan to resume its dividend, saying it is not looking after its lenders.  

Investors vote for fresh start for British Assets

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 26, 2015 at 13:31

British Assets shareholders have backed plans to give the underperforming global fund a new pension mandate under BlackRock.

Bramson's Sherborne resumes fight with Electra

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 26, 2015 at 11:45

Activist investor Edward Bramson has raised £100 million to renew his campaign against Electra Private Equity investment trust.

SFO investigates £20m green investment scheme

by Michelle Abrego on Feb 26, 2015 at 11:04

Serious Fraud Office searches two properties in south east as part of investigation into Global Forestry Investments.

How I found 20 Top Trusts for Equity Income

by Gavin Lumsden on Feb 26, 2015 at 08:00

Investment trusts have a good reputation for skating over the thin ice of stock markets to deliver investment income: but which are the best?

The Expert View: Morrisons, Whitbread and Drax

by Michelle McGagh on Feb 26, 2015 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Henderson and Rightmove.

Thursday Papers: Google shakes up European units

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 26, 2015 at 03:24

And Germany has sold five-year debt at a negative yield for the first time.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street little changed amid corporate earnings

by Himanshu Singh on Feb 26, 2015 at 03:20

Declines in Hewlett-Packard Co. and Apple Inc. offset gains among retailers amid corporate earnings.

 

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