News by: David Campbell

The suitability race: how to drag wealth firms into the 21st century

by David Campbell on Jul 29, 2014 at 10:44

Many firms face a challenge keeping up with the most tech-literate clients without alienating the late-adopting majority, while meeting regulatory demands.  

5 shares pros are buying and selling

by David Campbell, Robert St George on Jul 28, 2014 at 05:01

A roundup of trades by professional investors, including Neil Woodford. This time we look at Synairgen, Ashmore, Macfarlane, Wilmington and Acal.

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Almost £200 million has been withdrawn from Miton’s Multi-Asset funds during six months which included the departure of former manager Martin Gray and replacement by David Jane

RBS issues profit warning on 'significant litigation issues'

by David Campbell on Jul 25, 2014 at 07:35

RBS has warned that the company is still struggling to escape the legacy of its recent past saying that it is facing ‘significant conduct and litigation issues that will likely hit our profits going forward’

Lloyds says close to Libor settlement that could reach £300m

by David Campbell on Jul 25, 2014 at 07:32

Lloyds has confirmed that it is close to reaching settlement with regulators over Libor abuses following a Financial Times report that the company will pay a fine of up to £300 million

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

Coutts considers sale of overseas division

by David Campbell on Jul 18, 2014 at 07:51

RBS is considering the sale of subsidiary Coutts' overseas operations as part of a review of its wealth management services

Walker Crips hires four investment managers

by David Campbell on Jul 18, 2014 at 07:50

Walker Cripps has recruited a further four investment managers following the hires of Barclays brokers Steven Moss and Mark Entwistle and Charles Stanley broker John Fletche

UK banks facing break-up as full competition enquiry launched

by David Campbell on Jul 18, 2014 at 07:48

UK banks are again facing potential break up after the Competition and Markets Authority recommended an investigation into the £8 billion current account and £2 billion business account markets

Employment at post-crash high but wage growth hits record low

by David Campbell on Jul 16, 2014 at 11:24

Unemployment in the UK has fallen to a six-year low of 6.5% while the number of people considered economically inactive fell to a figure last seen in 1990

Hargreave Hale takes JM Finn staff for York office

by David Campbell on Jul 15, 2014 at 08:56

Hargreave Hale has poached JM Finn senior investment managers Tom Holliday and Jim Mersey-Thompson

City of London profits fall almost 20%

by David Campbell on Jul 15, 2014 at 07:23

Profits at City of London Investment Group fell almost a fifth over the 13 months to the end of June

FCA boss Wheatley's pay drops 10% to £610k on insurance bungle

by David Campbell on Jul 10, 2014 at 13:04

FCA boss Wheatley banked £610,000 in the year to the end of March, down almost 10% from the year before

Fed points to Q1 2015 rate rise with QE end date

by David Campbell on Jul 10, 2014 at 07:48

The Fed will shut down its five-year programme of asset purchases in October

Impax buys out property business

by David Campbell on Jul 10, 2014 at 07:25

Impax Asset Management has bought out a sustainable property fund business from rival Climate Change Capital

Andrews Gwynne hires from Leeds Redmayne office

by David Campbell on Jul 08, 2014 at 14:16

Leeds private client manager Andrews Gwynne has poached the founder of Redmayne Bentley’s investment management team

Bill Gates pours millions more into BBA Aviation

by David Campbell on Jul 08, 2014 at 08:09

Bill Gates has ramped up his holding in flight services company BBA Aviation as the business continues an aggressive schedule of share buybacks.

Julie Lord appointed head of Towry Cardiff

by David Campbell on Jul 04, 2014 at 10:20

Towry has appointed senior client partner Julie Lord to head the Cardiff office it acquired last year

Profile: Affinity's co-CIO on how to avoid being male, pale and stale

by David Campbell on Jul 03, 2014 at 00:01

Affinity Private Wealth CIO on how the company is avoiding becoming 'male, pale and stale'

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