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My asset allocation: James Barber of Epoch Wealth Management

Long-short equity funds hold attractions for the head of investments who is 'pretty much bearish on everything'.

Miners prop up FTSE but Morrisons drops despite divi

Miners help the FTSE 100 cling on to slender gains, buoyed by strong industrial production data from China.

FTSE rallies as Trump faces tariffs backlash

FTSE 100 follows US markets higher as Republican House speaker Paul Ryan opposes president Donald Trump's plans to impose tariffs on metal imports.

JP Morgan head of UK funds Jasper Berens to depart

JP Morgan Asset Management's (JPMAM) head of UK funds Jasper Berens is set to leave after more than 20 years at the firm.

Talib Sheikh to join Jupiter as multi asset head

JP Morgan Asset Management's Talib Sheikh has joined Jupiter Asset Management as its head of multi-asset strategy.

JPM's multi-asset boss Talib Sheikh leaves firm

Multi-asset veteran ends two decades with asset management firm.

Smith & Williamson shake-up as Frikkee leaves and Anderson retires

Smith & Williamson’s UK Equity Income fund manager Tineke Frikkee is set to leave the firm and will be replaced by Mark Swain.

A'right MATE? JP Morgan chases alternatives with multi-asset trust launch

JPMorgan Multi-Asset Trust (MATE), group’s first new investment trust in five years, will offer exposure to debt and infrastructure alongside equities.

Adviser Profile: Stefan Fura of Furnley House

Stefan Fura has guided Furnley House into a strong position, doubling income in the past two years. Now the keen football coach wants to mentor the next generation by promoting advice and pitching the value of financial education

Gross calls bond bear market after Japan shock

Surprise move by Bank of Japan to taper bond buying programme sends ripples through fixed income market.

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23 Comments Play Webb: I was not reassured after 1825 bought my IFA

Webb: I was not reassured after 1825 bought my IFA

After Standard Life's consolidator arm 1825 bought out his financial adviser, Steve Webb reveals his concerns about restricted advice and product recommendations.

Play Three years of freedoms: 'we had 150 days to reinvent pensions'

Three years of freedoms: 'we had 150 days to reinvent pensions'

In this exclusive video, we take a look at how the retirement industry prepared for the start of the pension freedoms on the 6 April 2015.

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Adviser profile: Stuart Cardozo and Shane Gorman of SWC Independent

Adviser profile: Stuart Cardozo and Shane Gorman of SWC Independent

Stuart Cardozo has tackled recent regulatory changes at SWC Independent by hiring energy sector specialist Shane Gorman and shifting the firm’s focus to advising offshore oil workers