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Overnight Markets: Wall Street declines on Fed

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 30, 2014 at 03:23

Shares decline after the US central bank confirmed it will end its asset-purchase programme and expressed confidence in the country’s economic prospects.

Thursday Papers: Fed eyes first rate rise after end to QE

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 30, 2014 at 03:17

And the Serious Fraud Office has launched a formal criminal investigation into accounting practices at Tesco.

FTSE rises on hopes Fed will stay dovish

by Daniel Grote on Oct 29, 2014 at 16:12

(Update) Hopes that the US Federal Reserve won't be in any rush to raise interest rates sends stocks higher.

Burgess: don't shun European stocks on eurozone woes

by Michelle McGagh on Oct 29, 2014 at 15:57

Threadneedle chief investment officer 'pessimistic' about eurozone's prospects but is standing by Europe's 'global champion' stocks.

Serious Fraud Office launches Tesco accounting probe

by Daniel Grote on Oct 29, 2014 at 15:43

SFO move follows Deloitte investigation revealing profit overstatement was even worse than first thought.

Testing time for investment trusts

by Gavin Lumsden on Oct 29, 2014 at 14:26

Issue 13 of Investment Trust Insider is out now. We look at defensive trusts, investment trust pensions and other Top Trusts.

Yorkshire Building Society fined £4m for mortgage failings

by Daniel Grote on Oct 29, 2014 at 13:48

Building society unfairly treated mortgage customers struggling to meet repayments and will pay £8.4 million compensation.

Alliance Trust cuts five from shares team in £2m restructure

by Daniel Grote on Oct 29, 2014 at 12:33

Move follows Ilario di Bon's departure from the underperforming global investment trust.

Star manager Julie Dean joins Sanditon

by Daniel Grote on Oct 29, 2014 at 10:00

Former Schroder UK Opportunities and Schroder UK Growth manager to run new UK fund for Sanditon.

The Expert View: BP, Standard Chartered and Anglo American

by Michelle McGagh on Oct 29, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of analyst comment, also including JD Wetherspoon and Lookers.

Wednesday Papers: Lloyds axes 200 branches and 9,000 jobs

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 29, 2014 at 03:32

And tumbling oil prices have hit the earnings of two big London-listed energy companies - BP and BG Group - in one of the first tangible signs of how the oil supply glut is reverberating across the global economy.

Overnight Markets: US stocks surge on strong corporate earnings

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 29, 2014 at 03:27

Amgen climbed 6.1%, a day after its 2015 outlook topped expectations, while T-Mobile US added 3.1% after boosting its estimate for subscriber acquisitions.

Planning to raid your pension? You need to time it right

by Michelle McGagh on Oct 28, 2014 at 15:05

Retirees need to time their pension withdrawals carefully to prevent damaging their investments.

Murray's Stout: investing doesn't get much tougher than this

by Jeff Salway on Oct 28, 2014 at 14:06

Murray International manager Bruce Stout says current investment climate is among the most challenging he has known.

5,000% return?! The trusts I should have bought

by James Carthew on Oct 28, 2014 at 13:11

As Citywire columnist James Carthew chalks up 30 years of working in investment, he looks at the trusts that have delivered over that time.

Woodford props up tumbling UK fund sales

by Daniel Grote on Oct 28, 2014 at 11:24

Fund sales have fallen to their lowest level since the start of 2013, but Neil Woodford continues to attract large amounts of money.

 

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