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Odey refuses to hand over Sky shares in takeover

by Robert St George on Jul 29, 2014 at 14:37

Crispin Odey is critical of BSkyB’s approach for Sky Deutschland, stating that he will not sell his shares in the deal.

Investec rebrands ‘Capital Accumulator’ and ‘Free Enterprise’ funds

by Robert St George on Jul 29, 2014 at 10:07

Two of Investec’s more esoteric fund names are to be dropped in a rebranding exercise.

BlackRock hard-closes another star European fund

by Robert St George on Jul 29, 2014 at 10:04

BlackRock has closed its European Opportunities Extension fund to new money, having taken similar action with several other European mandates over the past year.

Blacklisted! 10 highlights in Sanlam's UK equity income fund study

by Dylan Lobo on Jul 28, 2014 at 15:00

Sanlam Private PI's study has seen a number of changes over the last six months, with several new additions to its black and white lists.

Emerging banks: Nick Price picks the winners but passes on the also-rans

by Robert St George on Jul 28, 2014 at 14:45

AA-rated Fidelity Emerging Markets manager Nick Price highlights some of the emerging world’s best banks, and expresses trepidation about some of its largest.

Why ACPI is betting big on Russian bonds

by Chris Sloley on Jul 25, 2014 at 15:08

Despite international pressure on the country, ACPI’s Daniel Moreno is holding local and hard currency Russian debt as his largest positions.

UK GDP rises 0.8% to above 2008 high

by David Campbell on Jul 25, 2014 at 09:55

UK GDP rose 0.8% in the second quarter of the year or 3.1% over the last 12 months according to the first estimate of growth

Miton multi-asset funds see near £200m redemption in H1

by David Campbell on Jul 25, 2014 at 07:51

Almost £200 million has been withdrawn from Miton’s Multi-Asset funds during six months which included the departure of former manager Martin Gray and replacement by David Jane

Old Mutual’s Nickols: Undiscriminating sellers are hurting small-caps

by Robert St George on Jul 24, 2014 at 14:01

Dan Nickols, manager of the Old Mutual UK Smaller Companies fund, has blamed small-cap tourists for the sector’s recent weakness.

Brown Shipley to overhaul fund range

by Robert St George on Jul 24, 2014 at 13:57

Brown Shipley is planning to revamp its suite of funds later this year in a process that will include the launch of two new products.

AA-rated Lofthouse: 'maverick' tobacco settlements won't stop M&A

by Robert St George on Jul 24, 2014 at 13:51

Henderson International Income trust manager Ben Lofthouse shares his thoughts on recent developments in the tobacco sector in this video.

Polar’s Yakas: banks have little choice but to increase payouts

by Robert St George on Jul 24, 2014 at 10:31

John Yakas and Nick Brind, managers of the £184 million Polar Capital Global Financials trust, have argued that banks will soon have to begin returning capital to shareholders.

Trust Insider: a global income newcomer HINTs at its potential

by James Carthew on Jul 23, 2014 at 14:27

The global equity income sector only used to have a couple of members but in recent years it has been expanding as new funds have been launched and others have broadened their remits

Jeremy Grantham: M&A ‘explosion’ will raise bubble fears

by Chris Sloley on Jul 23, 2014 at 13:49

A long-term uptick in financial deals will push markets to the brink, but the veteran investor is not concerned about a crash.

Woodford takes 19% stake in biotech minnow

by David Campbell on Jul 23, 2014 at 10:17

Neil Woodford, the best UK investor of his generation, has taken a big chunk of biotech minnow Synairgen

Sarasin takes on investment managers from Brewins and SLW

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 23, 2014 at 10:10

Edmund Salveson spent eight years at Brewin Dolphin.

Why Chelverton's AAA-rated Taylor bought Jupiter & River and Mercantile

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 22, 2014 at 13:36

David Taylor took a stake in Jupiter this month overlooked his reluctance to back IPOs to buy an interest in River and Mercantile.   

Aberdeen's Kearney exits for Swip duo in multi-manager revamp

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 21, 2014 at 18:34

Aidan Kearney has become the latest manager to leave the combined business.

Leigh Himsworth to leave City Financial for Fidelity

by Robert St George on Jul 21, 2014 at 14:14

Citywire A-rated Leigh Himsworth is to quit City Financial and join Fidelity.

Citywire reaches 10,000 manager milestone

by Jonathan Miller on Jul 21, 2014 at 14:06

Jonathan Miller explains what the increased range of active managers and the addition of US-based mutual funds means for investors.

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