News by: Danielle Levy

US bounces back with 4% GDP growth in Q2

by Danielle Levy on Jul 30, 2014 at 13:46

The US economy grew at an annual rate of 4% during the second quarter, bouncing back from a 2.1% decline in the first quarter.

Heartwood breaches £2bn asset landmark

by Danielle Levy on Jul 30, 2014 at 09:53

Heartwood Investment Management saw record inflows over the first half of the year, particularly within its multi-asset fund range.

Towry makes four executive promotions

by Danielle Levy on Jul 30, 2014 at 09:33

Towry has promoted four of its senior partners to executive partners.

Analysts upbeat on Jupiter despite private client revenue hit

by Danielle Levy on Jul 30, 2014 at 08:15

(Update Jupiter’s pre-tax profit was down 18% during the first half of the year, as costs associated with the sale of its private client business and a £2.6m write down relating to Adria took their toll.

Barclays profits down 7% as PPI and litigation costs mount

by Danielle Levy on Jul 30, 2014 at 07:50

Barclays' pre-tax profit fell 7% fall to £3.3 billion over the six months to the end of June.

Barclays bosses face second lawsuit over dark pools

by Danielle Levy on Jul 29, 2014 at 12:47

A US investor is suing Barclays alongside its current and former bosses over losses suffered in relation to its dark pool.

Woodford effect: UK equity income attracts record inflows in June

by Danielle Levy on Jul 29, 2014 at 12:23

UK equity income funds attracted a record inflow of £1.4 billion in June, buoyed by star manager Neil Woodford's high profile fund launch.

SJP launches level 7 masters in wealth management

by Danielle Levy on Jul 29, 2014 at 10:18

St James’s Place has joined forces with the Loughborough School of Business and Economics to launch a level 7 Masters degree in wealth management.

Who has been buying & selling Brewins and Charles Stanley?

by Danielle Levy on Jul 25, 2014 at 15:19

BlackRock, Artemis and Miton have all sold down positions in the listed wealth managers.

Rule or tool: Should you override a suitability risk profiler?

by Danielle Levy on Jul 25, 2014 at 10:50

Coutts’s recent warning to clients that it must check the suitability of portfolios pre-retail distribution review (RDR) serves as a stark reminder that the sector continues to grapple with this profound issue.

Hargreave Hale boosts team with Bestinvest hire

by Danielle Levy on Jul 24, 2014 at 09:44

Hargreave Hale has added to its London team with the hire of Jeannette Cottrell from Bestinvest, where she worked as a senior investment adviser.

£400k revenue growth leaves Charles Stanley directors 'disappointed'

by Danielle Levy on Jul 23, 2014 at 08:43

Charles Stanley posted paltry asset and revenue growth over the three months to the end of June, impacted by poor commission income.

Brewin revenues fall on trail switch

by Danielle Levy on Jul 23, 2014 at 08:15

Brewin Dolphin’s revenues took a tumble over the 12 months to the end of June, as its switch out of trail and move to a national rate card took its toll.

Why Ashcourt Rowan's Polin has £10bn in his sights

by Danielle Levy on Jul 21, 2014 at 14:08

Assets of discretionary investment firms currently up for sale look overpriced, Ashcourt Rowan chief Jonathan Polin has warned.

8 of the best perks private banks are offering to win clients

by Danielle Levy on Jul 18, 2014 at 15:06

Few can say they do not want to be made to feel special. Private banks know this all too well and have it as part of their resolve to attract wealthy, loyal clients. Here we look at some of the best perks they offer…

FCA warns more fines are on their way

by Danielle Levy on Jul 18, 2014 at 10:51

FCA chief Martin Wheatley has warned the banking sector to prepare for further action.

Profile: Nutmeg - 'there is regulatory momentum behind us'

by Danielle Levy on Jul 18, 2014 at 10:25

Almost two years since its launch, Nutmeg has never been stronger

What will come onto HMRC's radar next?

by Danielle Levy on Jul 18, 2014 at 10:22

We explore what the Revenue will look at next, as it gains direct access to bank accounts.

Barclays man quits for private bank Hampden

by Danielle Levy on Jul 18, 2014 at 10:18

Barclays’ Edinburgh-based private banker Chris Cowan has resigned to join new Scottish private bank Hampden & Co, formerly known as Scoban.

Scottish economy outpaces UK on manufacturing surge

by Danielle Levy on Jul 17, 2014 at 07:48

The Scottish economy outpaced the UK's over the first quarter, powered by strong activity in manufacturing.

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