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FTSE 100 at nine-month high on Fed hopes
Markets rise on hopes of extended bond buying programme from the US Federal Reserve.
FTSE 100 ekes out small gains as Tullow sinks
Whitbread and Tullow Oil top and tail the FTSE 100. Euro moves higher.
The UK’s ‘cheapest’ investment trusts
Tired of expensive funds? We look at the investment trusts with the lowest ongoing charges and performance fees investing in the UK.
The UK’s most expensive investment trusts
Worried about charges eating into your returns? We reveal the most expensive investment trusts investing in the UK and those levying high performance fees.
Fitch warns UK on AAA rating
Ratings agency says failure to control debt levels is a threat to the UK’s sovereign credit rating.
The Expert View: Tesco, Hargreaves Services and Tullow Oil
The best analyst commentary on shares, also featuring Sage and Dewhurst.
Pound edges lower in muted City reaction to Autumn Statement
Sterling weakens only slightly as chancellor George Osborne delivers his economic update, but FTSE buoyed by US jobs data
Tullow weighs on FTSE as well comes up dry
Equity markets gloomy and commodity prices fall as a solution to prevent a ‘fiscal cliff’ in the US remains elusive.
The Expert View: Tesco, Rio Tinto, Paypoint, Babcock & Dixons
Our round-up of the best analyst commentary on shares.
The Expert View: Marston's, Monitise and Invensys
Our daily round-up of analyst recommendations and commentary, also featuring Chi-Med and RSM Tenon.
FCA Mifid probe should address research 'conflicts'
Fund consultants have welcomed the FCA's investigation into how Mifid II is functioning around five months after the new rules were introduced.
The existential crisis facing wealth managers
A new study underlines the impact artificial intelligence is having on wealth management
Why Speirs & Jeffrey was forced to sell to Rathbones
In a letter to clients, Speirs and Jeffrey chief Russell Crichton outlined why Scotland's biggest wealth manager had to give up 112 years of independence.