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Woodford warns of further corporate casualties

Veteran fund manager continues to fear the impact of a darkening economic picture on corporate profits, but says there are stocks that can defy the gloom and grow consistently. 

F&C unveils capital protected RDR share class

F&C has launched a capital protected, RDR-ready share class across its Lifestyle range and flagship Thames River Distribution fund.

BlackRock in landmark move to boost ETF protection

In a move that will no doubt be watched closely by its rivals and investors alike, BlackRock has for the first time sent out a letter of guarantee that bolsters investors' protection from securities lending.

UBS could face $1bn fine for Libor rigging

Bank UBS could be fined up to $1 billion by US and UK regulators to settle claims the bank was involved in manipulating Libor, according to reports.

Newton restructure sees Frikkee lose Higher Income fund

Newton Investment Managers’ Richard Wilmot is taking on the reins of the firm’s Growth fund, as Tineke Frikkee is in discussion with the company about her future at the company.

F&C targets consumer marketing ahead of RDR

F&C has revealed its new direct marketing initiative following a strategic review earlier in the year, which will see the firm refocus on intermediary and self-directed channels ahead of the RDR.  

SJP drops GAM's Green and THSP in global equity overhaul

St James’s Place has cut ties with THS Partners and GAM’s manager Andrew Green, replacing them with two new global equity boutiques.

Robin Geffen: the sectors to watch over the next six months

Robin Geffen, chief executive of Neptune Investment Management, believes the global economy is at a turning point and that sectors such as the US are poised to benefit.

Funds in line for £800m tax boost after court victory

A court ruling has overturned withholding tax rules levied by the Belgian government on overseas investment funds, releasing a tax windfall of more than €1 billion (£804 million) for UK investors.

Buxton on Bumi: the deal is not acceptable

Schroder’s Richard Buxton has criticised the Bakrie family’s proposal to buy back their assets from troubled mining company Bumi, but has warned the investigation into the firm’s alleged financial impropriety could thwart their plans.

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