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Financial stocks drag FTSE into the red

by Daniel Grote on Jul 28, 2014 at 16:18

Aberdeen Asset Management continues to fall on news of loss of big clients. Investors shrug off Lloyds' Libor fine.

Lloyds fined £218m over Libor rigging

by Daniel Grote on Jul 28, 2014 at 14:47

Fines by US and UK authorities also relate to attempts to manipulate government lending scheme.

How Templeton Emerging Markets stands up

by Jennifer Hill on Jul 28, 2014 at 13:00

Performance of Templeton Emerging Markets investment trust has faltered and there's concern who will succeed manager Mark Mobius. 

Pension liberation scheme seeks to appeal court ruling

by Michelle Abrego on Jul 28, 2014 at 10:15

The Pensions Regulator faces a challenge in its attempt to close down a pension 'liberation' scheme run by a former owner of Loaded magazine. 

Mystery claims delay Pritchard payout

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 28, 2014 at 09:46

Thousands of investors with failed stockbroker Pritchard face a further nine-month wait before getting back their money. 

5 shares pros are buying and selling

by David Campbell, Robert St George on Jul 28, 2014 at 05:01

A roundup of trades by professional investors, including Neil Woodford. This time we look at Synairgen, Ashmore, Macfarlane, Wilmington and Acal.

Telecoms sector leads Asian stocks higher

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 28, 2014 at 04:38

Shares rose as profit at industrial companies in China increased by 17.9% in June from a year earlier, after gaining 8.9% in May.

Monday Papers: GSK opens issue of spinning off consumer division

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 28, 2014 at 04:33

And Lloyds Banking Group is to set aside another £500 million to compensate customers mis-sold payment protection insurance.

Sunday Papers: Malaysia Airlines in brand overhaul

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 27, 2014 at 05:16

And the UK Government is expected to launch the "14th onshore licensing round", inviting companies to bid for fracking rights in previously untouched areas.

Saturday Papers: Destination Maternity abandons Mothercare bid

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 26, 2014 at 08:10

And UK’s second quarter GDP growth of 0.8% means total economic output was 0.2% points bigger than in the first quarter of 2008, its previous peak.

Week Ahead: big US bounce-back on the cards

by Charlton Lumsden on Jul 25, 2014 at 16:18

Second quarter US growth figures should show world's biggest economy has bounced back after cold winter.

Watchdog warns investors over corporate bonds

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 25, 2014 at 15:18

The Financial Conduct Authority urges consumers to consider the dangers of owning corporate bonds as interest rates start to rise.

The Accumulator: emerging markets keep rising

by Daniel Grote on Jul 25, 2014 at 12:33

Our exclusive Accumulator table shows all global markets were up in the week ending Thursday, apart from a small fall in  Russia.

Is shorting shares ethical?

by Gavin Lumsden on Jul 25, 2014 at 12:14

Five financial experts debate the pros and cons of selling shares 'short' to make a profit.

Tech stock hiccup is a welcome pause for breath

by David Sandham on Jul 25, 2014 at 11:20

David Sandham explains why the spring sell-off in technology equities represents a healthy 'correction' rather than heralding a repeat of the dotcom crash at the start of the century.

4 pension perks you don't want to lose

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 25, 2014 at 10:39

Savers who strip out their pension under the new retirement rules need to check they won't be losing one of these four key benefits.


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