News by: David Campbell

LSE lays foundations for RNS paywall

by David Campbell on Jan 31, 2013 at 08:47

The London Stock Exchange will this week begin moving its RNS newswire behind a registration wall

More than 90% of bank rate swap products mis-sold

by David Campbell on Jan 31, 2013 at 07:32

The big four UK banks have committed to a full review of the potential mis-selling of interest rate hedging products to small businesses, the Financial Services Authority has said.

Brewin Dolphin loses 5% of income as RDR bites

by David Campbell on Jan 31, 2013 at 07:26

Brewin Dolphin lost 5% of its income over the three months to 30 January as trail commission was removed and admitted that the introduction of its new fee structure was ‘slower than anticipated’.

Defence cuts trigger surprise fall in US GDP

by David Campbell on Jan 30, 2013 at 14:02

US GDP registered a surprise fall in the final quarter of 2012 due largely to a 22% fall in national defence spending in the final three months of the year.

Barclays seeks shareholder support for Jenkins' bonus

by David Campbell on Jan 29, 2013 at 13:16

Barclays is understood to be meeting key Barclays shareholders as it seeks to drum up support for a seven-figure bonusfor its CEO

Equity inflows surge to multi-year high, but can it last?

by David Campbell on Jan 29, 2013 at 08:12

The huge pile of money frozen into money market and bond funds is beginning to thaw and trickle into shares.

Britain heads toward triple dip as GDP falls 0.3%

by David Campbell on Jan 25, 2013 at 09:35

Britain was teetering on the edge of an unprecedented triple dip recession at the end of 2012 as GDP growth fell by 0.3%, as the post-Olympic bounce faded.

Falling Apple's 10% crash threatens tech party

by David Campbell on Jan 24, 2013 at 08:07

Apple shares fell 10% in afterhours trading last night, threatening to throw a spoke in the recent tech market rally, as its breakneck rate of sales growth faltered at the end of 2012.

ICAP sucked into Libor investigation

by David Campbell on Jan 24, 2013 at 07:40

Interdealer broker ICAP is under investigation over its possible role in Libor manipulation, an internal FSA memo obtained by the Financial Times has confirmed.

China on brink of bull market as growth accelerates

by David Campbell on Jan 18, 2013 at 10:27

China exited 2012 with its economy accelerating hard out of a year in which it came closer to hitting stall speed than at any time since 1999, in a further tentative sign of recovery in global activity.

In Graphs: eight inflection points to look out for in 2013

by David Campbell on Jan 18, 2013 at 07:00

A check list of critical market turning points which may or may not materialise over the next 12 months. 

Barclays staff to be shown door if they shun its moral mission

by David Campbell on Jan 17, 2013 at 12:19

New chief executive Antony Jenkins intends to put ethical standards of conduct at the heart of Barclays' business, and says staff who do not share his views can leave the bank.

FSA extends staff incentive clamp down

by David Campbell on Jan 16, 2013 at 10:49

The Financial Services Authority has extended the terms of its review of staff incentive schemes and issued final guidance on the kind of arrangements it will consider acceptable and appropriate.

WM Quarterly Outlook: how leading investors are positioned for 2013

by David Campbell on Jan 16, 2013 at 00:01

After a reappraisal of risk appetite on liquidity support, Q4 saw far more limited changes to asset allocation as investors settled in.

World Economic Forum warns of 'perfect storm' of policy failure

by David Campbell on Jan 09, 2013 at 08:01

Persistent policy failures threaten a ‘perfect storm’ of systemic global financial, economic and ecological collapse, the World Economic Forum has warned, ahead of its annual meeting in Davos.

Hedge consultant blows whistle on billion dollar insider trading ring

by David Campbell on Jan 09, 2013 at 07:35

A former hedge fund consultant currently awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to passing on inside information has named another 20 individuals he said were implicated in the scandal.

Gatekeepers: how to pitch to 15 leading lawyers

by David Campbell on Jan 08, 2013 at 00:01

How to get your foot in the door with these leading gatekeepers

Gatekeepers: how to pitch to 12 leading trustees

by David Campbell on Jan 07, 2013 at 10:10

How to get your foot in the door with these leading gatekeepers

Shrewdies' shopping list: 10 stocks snapped up by Dobell, Plackett, Cross & co

by David Campbell on Jan 04, 2013 at 13:07

From integrated computer companies to Afrian miners, we take a look at what some of the UK's best managers have been buying.

Labour limbers up for election fight with plan to drop top earners' pension tax relief

by David Campbell on Jan 04, 2013 at 10:26

Shadow chancellor Ed Balls will today announce a planned £1 billion reduction in pensions tax relief for high earners to fund a job creation programme for the long-term unemployed.

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