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Hargreaves welcomes Woodford launch as assets breach £45bn

by Danielle Levy on Apr 16, 2014 at 08:03

Hargreaves Lansdown's revenue rose 8% over the past nine months as the group transitioned for RDR rules.

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Iain Stewart: Market enthusiasm has its bounds

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Mapping UK dividends: where the hotspots lie

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 16, 2014 at 07:00

With the first quarter out of the way, financial information firm Markit has updated its views on 18 UK sectors for the £75 billion income payout it believes the FTSE 350 will yield in 2014.   

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Former Schroders multi-asset boss joins UBS

by Chris Sloley on Apr 16, 2014 at 13:16

Gregor Hirt takes up CIO role within Swiss group’s global investment team one month after leaving Schroders.

Franklin drops Templeton name from fund range

by Robert St George on Apr 16, 2014 at 13:00

Sir John Templeton’s name has been stripped from 15 funds managed by Franklin Templeton.

Hedge fund ETF usage spikes – as satisfaction slumps

by Robert St George on Apr 16, 2014 at 09:34

The EDHEC-Risk Institute’s latest survey of European investors in ETFs has revealed that the popularity of hedge fund products in the space has simultaneously jumped and slumped.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street inched higher as blue chips rally

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 16, 2014 at 04:13

Shares gained yesterday as earnings from Coca-Cola Co. and Johnson & Johnson overwhelmed concerns that tensions in Ukraine are worsening.

Aviva hires Friends Life CIO for new investment role in Munro's team

by Eleanor Lawrie on Apr 15, 2014 at 11:19

As director of client solutions Mark Versey wil play a key role in delivering Aviva Investors' chief executive Euan Munro strategy for the firm.  

WMA calls on the FCA to reconsider FSCS levy burden

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 15, 2014 at 14:50

The WMA has called on the FCA to investigate the fact that one third of compensation scheme pays out for firms which never paid in.

Chatfeild-Roberts buys property for first time in more than 10 years

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 15, 2014 at 15:10

The search for income has drawn Jupiter chief investment officer John Chatfeild-Roberts to the asset class after a lengthy absence.

What the UK’s wealthy think of the RDR

by Danielle Levy on Apr 14, 2014 at 10:15

A study by Pershing reveals that wealthy clients understand the outcomes of the RDR but view advice as more expensive since the regulation was introduced.

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Towry chief Fisher to be replaced by Prudential UK head

by Danielle Levy on Apr 16, 2014 at 10:52

Towry chief Andrew Fisher is to leave and will be replaced by Prudential UK head Rob Devey.

Brandeaux delists student property fund in ‘tireless’ bid to liquidate

by Robert St George on Apr 16, 2014 at 13:24

The £1 billion Brandeaux Student Accommodation fund has delisted its shares from the Irish Stock Exchange, but admitted that it still cannot confirm when it will be able to meet redemptions.

Charles Stanley warns profits 10% lower than expectations

by Danielle Levy on Apr 16, 2014 at 07:25

Post-RDR consultancy and IT costs have weighed on profitability at the wealth management group.

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