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Fair Oaks: a closer look at the 8% yielding trust

by James Carthew on May 22, 2015 at 08:00

James Carthew examines Fair Oaks Income Fund, an investment trust that buys collateralised loan obligations.

Saturday Papers: Amazon starts to book UK sales in Britain

by Himanshu Singh on May 23, 2015 at 05:00

And BoE officials are secretly researching the financial shocks that could hit Britain if there is a vote to leave the EU in the forthcoming referendum.

The Expert View: Royal Mail, Mothercare and Halfords

by Michelle McGagh on May 22, 2015 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including GKN and DMGT.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street shrugs off weak data to close higher

by Himanshu Singh on May 22, 2015 at 03:46

The S&P 500 ends at all-time high after disappointing economic data bolstered expectations that an interest rate hike is likely to come only later in the year.

Friday Papers: More than $16bn wiped off HK’s Goldin

by Himanshu Singh on May 22, 2015 at 03:41

And RBS has paved the way for the government to shed its 79% stake in the bank.

Why infrastructure can soldier on when rates rise

by Gavin Lumsden on May 21, 2015 at 17:11

After strong returns, big infrastructure funds like HICL face questions over how they will cope when interest rates rise.

The life insurance that offers cash even if you don't claim

by Michelle McGagh on May 21, 2015 at 14:00

Life insurance that offers you cash back if you don't claim has proved popular in South Africa and Australia. Could it take off here?

Newton Asian Income's Pidcock quits to join Jupiter

by Dylan Lobo on May 21, 2015 at 12:27

Jason Pidcock, manager of £4.6 billion Newton Asian Income fund, will run a similar strategy at Jupiter.

What Mark Barnett has done for Edinburgh trust

by Gavin Lumsden on May 21, 2015 at 12:26

Neil Woodford's successor has had a good first year in charge of the Edinburgh investment trust, making a number of new investments.

Pound rallies as UK retail sales smash forecasts

by Daniel Grote on May 21, 2015 at 10:13

Surprisingly good April retail sales point to stronger UK economic growth and counter fears of deflationary slump.

The Expert View: Hargreaves Lansdown, M&S and SJP

by Michelle McGagh on May 21, 2015 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including DCC and Just Eat.

Thursday Papers: Six banks fined $5.6 billion over forex

by Himanshu Singh on May 21, 2015 at 03:50

And Hanergy shares suspended after 47% plunge as the CEO failed to turn up at its annual meeting.

Overnight Markets: Dow, S&P 500 edge lower after Fed minutes

by Himanshu Singh on May 21, 2015 at 03:45

Officials at the Fed's April policy meeting believed it would be premature to raise interest rates in June.

Vodafone and Barclays help FTSE breach 7,000

by Daniel Grote on May 20, 2015 at 17:04

Vodafone surges on renewed merger speculation while Barclays jumps as foreign exchange manipulation fine lower than budgeted for.

Barclays hit with £1.5bn fines for currency fixing

by Jonathan Yarker, Gavin Lumsden on May 20, 2015 at 16:58

Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland among six banks fined £3.7 billion for rigging foreign exchange markets.

What Mark Barnett has done since the UK election

by Jonathan Yarker on May 20, 2015 at 15:43

Invesco Perpetual's AAA-rated manager has taken advantage of UK political certainty, but remains wary about a EU referendum. 

 

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