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Neptune's Martin warns on ‘dangerous’ housebuilders

by Michelle McGagh on Jun 22, 2017 at 10:18

Neptune UK equity manager Mark Martin has criticised income funds for piling into housebuilders, a sector he says faces multiple problems.

Pictet: US faces greater political risk than Europe

by Michelle McGagh on Jun 22, 2017 at 07:00

Pictet Asset Management chief strategist Luca Paolini is backing the European stock market to perform better than the US over the next four years.

The Expert View: Provident Financial, Whitbread and Just Eat

by Michelle McGagh on Jun 22, 2017 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Berkeley and Greencore.

Overnight Markets: US stocks close mostly lower as oil slumps

by Himanshu Singh on Jun 22, 2017 at 04:24

Nasdaq gained due to a jump in biotechnology shares after a report that US government has drafted an executive order that would ease industry regulations.

Thursday Papers: May facing revolt over Brexit laws

by Himanshu Singh on Jun 22, 2017 at 04:19

And Bank of England chief economist at odds with governor Carney on rates.

Queen’s speech: new laws for ‘best possible’ Brexit deal

by Danielle Levy on Jun 21, 2017 at 13:23

The Queen's speech set out plans to ensure UK's position is 'maintained and enhanced' post-Brexit, alongside a crackdown on unfair tenant bills and energy prices.

Pound jumps on Haldane's support for 2017 rate rise

by Daniel Grote on Jun 21, 2017 at 12:53

Bank of England economist makes significant intervention in debate over interest rates, sending pound climbing.

Provident plunge hits Woodford, Barnett and Darwall

by Daniel Grote on Jun 21, 2017 at 10:45

Big name fund managers Neil Woodford, Mark Barnett and Alexander Darwall hit by plunge in shares of doorstep lender Provident Financial.

May fails to secure DUP deal ahead of Queen’s Speech

by Jack Gilbert on Jun 21, 2017 at 07:50

Queen's Speech will set out the government's legislative agenda for the next two years.

China's entry to MSCI indices is 'slow motion game changer'

by Selin Bucak, Danielle Levy on Jun 21, 2017 at 07:46

Chinese mainland stocks will be included in MSCI's indices for the first time, marking what some describe as a symbolic victory for China.

10 fund managers consistently beating the competition

by Frank Talbot on Jun 21, 2017 at 07:42

We explore the Citywire database to highlight the 10 fund managers that consistently leave their rivals in the shade.  

The Expert View: Barclays, Wolseley & N Brown

by Michelle McGagh on Jun 21, 2017 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, including Assura and Accsys Technologies.

Wednesday Papers: Barclays executives charged with fraud

by Himanshu Singh on Jun 21, 2017 at 04:17

And offshore companies' assets worth $1.5 trillion wash up in British Virgin Islands.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street declines as oil prices sink

by Himanshu Singh on Jun 21, 2017 at 04:14

Healthcare index was the brightest spot in the market with a rise of 0.5%.

Sterling falls, FTSE slips as UK faces ‘moment of truth’

by Gavin Lumsden on Jun 20, 2017 at 14:34

George Soros, billionaire speculator who ‘broke the Bank of England’ in 1992, predicts Brexit could be reversed if economic damage is too high.

Carney: now is not the time to raise rates

by Danielle Levy on Jun 20, 2017 at 12:11

Bank of England governor Mark Carney says he would like to see how UK consumers and economy fare as Brexit talks progress before lifting interest rates.

French small caps will be big winners from Macron

by Dalvinder Kular on Jun 20, 2017 at 08:46

Citywire AAA-rated fund manager Caroline Gauthier believes business-friendly agenda of president Macron will be good for France's smaller companies.

Pension pot transfers larger than average house

by Elliot Smith on Jun 20, 2017 at 08:25

Middle-aged people taking advantage of pension freedom rules typically transfer pension pots worth more than average UK home.

SFO charges Barclays and four former bosses

by Charles Walmsley, Gavin Lumsden on Jun 20, 2017 at 08:22

(Update) Serious Fraud Office takes unprecedented step of placing criminal charges against Barclays and four former senior executives.

The Expert View: Capita, Standard Life & FirstGroup

by Michelle McGagh on Jun 20, 2017 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, including Ashmore Group and Saga.

 

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