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Terry Smith finds his FEET as emerging markets crash

by Gavin Lumsden on Sep 04, 2015 at 09:23

Manager of Fundsmith Emerging Equities Trust close to investing all the money he raised last year as buying opportunities emerge in the sell-off. 

Carbon credit scam director banned for 15 years

by James Phillipps on Sep 04, 2015 at 08:30

The director of a company which fleeced £200,000 out of investors by selling non-existent carbon credits has been disqualified for 15 years by the High Court.

Henderson's Awdry snaps up Alibaba in China chaos

by Daniel Grote on Sep 04, 2015 at 08:00

Citywire A-rated Charlie Awdry snaps up Chinese e-commerce website as shares fall below flotation price.

The Expert View: Vodafone, Barclays and Hargreaves Lansdown

by Michelle McGagh on Sep 04, 2015 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including SABMiller and Go-Ahead Group.

Friday Papers: Omega says ‘risk parity’ helped tip market

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 04, 2015 at 04:02

And Draghi is ready said to provide more stimulus to prevent the eurozone’s faltering economy being hit by worries over China.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street gains ahead of jobs data

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 04, 2015 at 03:58

Investors awaited a US key jobs report that may figure in the Federal Reserve's decision about when to lift interest rates.

FTSE rallies as Draghi leaves door open to more QE

by Daniel Grote on Sep 03, 2015 at 15:04

Markets rally as European Central Bank president highlights possibility of more stimulus against backdrop of global growth fears.

Pensioner bond boom doubles NS&I inflows to £5.4bn

by Justin Cash on Sep 03, 2015 at 14:39

National Savings & Investments more than doubled the amount it took from savers in the three months to June due to the popularity of pensioner bonds.

Investors piled into funds ahead of August crash

by Daniel Grote on Sep 03, 2015 at 14:17

Sales of equity funds hit their highest level in more than 15 years in July, before China's troubles prompted a slump in global stock markets.

High yield and growing dividends? Why Asia could surprise

by Daniel Grote on Sep 03, 2015 at 14:09

Henderson Asian Dividend Income is yielding 6.4% but manager Michael Kerley thinks the region could still be set for strong dividend growth.

Is your pension big enough to last you a century?

by Michelle McGagh on Sep 03, 2015 at 08:00

Improvements in life expectancy mean pensioners need their savings to pay out until they're 100, says one retirement expert.

The Expert View: Halfords, Asos and Ashtead

by Michelle McGagh on Sep 03, 2015 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including BBA Aviation and DCC.

Thursday Papers: China slowdown could keep global interest rates low

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 03, 2015 at 04:08

And Kleinwort Benson turns to Oddo for counter bid to fend off Fosun International.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street surges after two-day selloff

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 03, 2015 at 04:05

Investors weighed the impact of a stumbling Chinese economy and global market turmoil on the Fed’s impending decision on interest rates.

FTSE dodges red as China steps up market support

by Daniel Grote on Sep 02, 2015 at 16:37

FTSE 100 follows US markets higher as investors take heart from China's move to support its stock market. 

'Momentum' investing: expensive folly or road to returns?

by Daniel Grote on Sep 02, 2015 at 16:29

'Momentum investing' is often criticised as an expensive strategy by those who prefer to 'buy and hold'. But can it work for some investors?

 

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