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FTSE rallies as Syncona and Woodford bask in Autolus glow
Syncona and Woodford Patient Capital investment trusts joined a stock market come-back today on good news from one of their investments.
FTSE 100 hands back gains as Bank turns hawkish
Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane joins hawks voting for interest rate rise, boosting the pound but hitting the FTSE 100.
FTSE rebounds as China-US trade fears pause
UK stock market rallies for first time in four days as calm words from China’s central bank regarding country's worsening trade relations with US prompt bargain hunting by investors.
FTSE spins as trade war, profit alerts take their toll
UK stock market saw red again today as investors concerns grew over the impending US-China trade war and a spate of profit warnings sapped confidence further.
FTSE flounders, pound falls on trade and Brexit fears
Fears over escalating US-China trade tensions continue to depress UK stock market, while pound falls over Brexit concerns. Oil slipped further ahead of a Opec meeting this week.
FTSE extends fall as Trump hits China with tariffs
The UK stock market sank further into the red this afternoon as investor concern deepened over prospect of US-China trade war.
Hack-hit Dixons falls, FTSE rises before Fed rate call
(Update) FTSE 100 see-saws before expected US interest rate rise but Dixons Carphone hit by cyber-attack and logistics group Connect halves on profits warning.
‘Miserable’ house builders push FTSE into the red
The FTSE 100 edged lower with house builders struggling after half-year profits fall at Crest Nicholson but the pound rose on positive jobs figures.
FTSE shrugs off G7 split, manufacturing fall hits pound
(Update) FTSE 100 advances strongly as markets shake off concerns over G7 summit but weak manufacturing figures hit pound with prospect of interest rate rise receding.
Cracks appearing in bull market, say fund managers
Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey of fund managers reports concern about trade wars and inflation.
AJ Bell CEO: there will be six more months of replatforming pain
IFAs will have to endure another half year of replatforming trouble by provider-owned platforms, Andy Bell has said.
Asset managers: 'There is going to be a distribution revolution'
In footage not used in our original CEO tapes videos, five CEOs discuss how distribution will change in the future. Will 'distribution' be revolutionised by technology the same way that Spotify changed music or the Kindle changed publishing?
Adviser profile: Simon Lister and Craig McClurg of ML Financial Associates
For Simon Lister and Craig McClurg, setting up ML Financial Associates was an easy decision because of their unbreakable bond.