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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.

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.

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.

Saturday Papers: Tesco pledges ‘decisive action’ after profit warning

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 30, 2014 at 07:13

And RBS’ private bank Coutts has been forced to set aside £110 million to compensate thousands of well-heeled customers after giving them unsuitable investment advice.

6 ways to save and invest for children

by Gavin Lumsden on Aug 29, 2014 at 17:47

There's a lot you can do to help children learn about money and beat the Captain Hook of inflation!

Week Ahead: Bank split adds spice to rates call

by Daniel Grote on Aug 29, 2014 at 16:06

A possible increase in interest rates is now 'in play' after last month's split vote. Just don't hold your breath for any change this week.

4 reasons why savings rates aren't rising

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 29, 2014 at 15:13

New figures show the number of cash ISAs slumped by 1.2 million this year as people gave up on paltry savings rates.

The Accumulator: bonds trounce shares, how did that happen?

by Daniel Grote on Aug 29, 2014 at 14:18

Corporate bonds and gilts have delivered more than double the returns of the FTSE 100 so far this year.

Tesco slashes dividend and rushes in new boss

by Gavin Lumsden on Aug 29, 2014 at 09:35

The FTSE 100 rises despite shares in the UK's largest retailer tumbling on a second profits warning in two months.

Trustees: new rules could scupper your US holiday!

by Michelle McGagh on Aug 29, 2014 at 09:00

Is the US taking the mick? New laws threaten trustees in the UK if the trusts they oversee are not registered with the US tax authorities.

 

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