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FCA warns preference share issuers amid Aviva fallout

by Daniel Grote on Apr 19, 2018 at 08:51

Financial Conduct Authority chief executive Andrew Bailey says any issuer considering cancellation needs to be wary of market abuse rules.

Retail woes: UK sales slump as Debenhams halves dividend

by Daniel Grote on Apr 19, 2018 at 11:22

UK retail sales fall by more than expected in March, while profits crash at Debenhams, forcing halving of the dividend.

Value traps: the warning signs fund managers look for

by Shunil Roy-Chaudhuri on Apr 19, 2018 at 06:15

Some low-rated shares have real upside potential, others are going nowhere fast. Here's how fund managers try to avoid dreaded 'value traps'.

Allianz offers lower fund charge in return for performance fee

by Yoosof Farah on Apr 19, 2018 at 08:30

New fee model will be rolled out on five funds, reducing the annual fund charge but giving Allianz a cut of returns above the benchmark.

Inflation's race lower catches investors by surprise

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 19, 2018 at 06:08

JPMorgan strategist Mike Bell believes the speed at which inflation is falling in the UK is under-appreciated by investors.

Thursday Papers: Netflix plans $1bn European investment drive

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 19, 2018 at 05:02

And Hammerson withdraws £3.4 billion offer for Intu over high street woes.

The Expert View: Legal & General, Just Eat and Bunzl

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 19, 2018 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Segro and Countryside.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street mostly up on energy, transport stocks

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 19, 2018 at 03:03

But IBM’s 7.5% decline was the biggest drag on the S&P after the technology company’s quarterly profit margins missed analyst estimates.

David Kempton: 6 funds for scary times

by David Kempton on Apr 18, 2018 at 16:32

Our experienced investor columnist has his annual brainstorm with the Hawksmoor investment team and returns with some fund tips.

FTSE jumps as pound slumps on surprise inflation fall

by Daniel Grote on Apr 18, 2018 at 11:33

Surprise fall in inflation to 2.5% weighs on pound, helping overseas earners drive the FTSE 100 higher.

Fund managers slash equity exposure as bulls retreat

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 18, 2018 at 09:56

Managers are worried that the stock market peak is near and are stockpiling cash.

The Expert View: ABF, Ferguson and Britvic

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 18, 2018 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Wincanton and Ashmore.

Wednesday Papers: Pound surges to post-Brexit high

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 18, 2018 at 04:48

And Lloyds is launching another round of branch closures that will see more than 1200 job cuts.

Overnight Markets: US stocks gain on earnings hopes

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 18, 2018 at 01:00

Shares in Netflix surged 9% after the video-streaming pioneer smashed analysts’ quarterly subscriber estimates.

AA delivers boost to Woodford as shares soar

by Daniel Grote on Apr 17, 2018 at 15:55

Shares surge on bullish comments from boss, boosting fund manager Neil Woodford, the roadside recovery group's largest single shareholder.

GAM’s Gallagher looks to next leg of Europe's rally

by Hamza Ali on Apr 17, 2018 at 14:40

Citywire A-rated manager of £1.8 billion GAM Star Continental European Equity fund believes Spanish and Italian stocks will pick up the baton.

Jupiter's Vazirani pins hopes on India's financial revolution

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 17, 2018 at 11:09

Avinash Vazirani's Jupiter India fund boasts strong long-term performance but has endured a difficult year.

No end in sight for trapped UBS Property fund investors

by Danielle Levy on Apr 17, 2018 at 10:19

Latest update for fund gated in December 2008 leaves investors in the dark on when they will get the rest of their money.

Six fund managers exit Aberdeen Standard in reshuffle

by Yoosof Farah, Dylan Lobo on Apr 17, 2018 at 08:07

The restructure follows the mega-merger between Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management last year.

Fidelity's Himsworth happy with Train comparisons

by Hamza Ali on Apr 17, 2018 at 07:00

‘If we are talked about in the same breath as Nick Train, then I’m happy,’ says Leigh Himsworth, manager of Fidelity UK Opportunities.

 

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