News by: Dylan Lobo

Investec targets 30 lowest volatility blue chips in new fund

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 23, 2014 at 07:00

The UK Controlled Volatilty fund will track the 30 least volatile stocks on the FTSE 100, which currently yield around 3.8%.

HSBC PB hires Barclays discretionary boss as UK investment head

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 22, 2014 at 11:34

Oliver Gregson will be implement HSBC Private Bank's investment wealth strategy across the UK and Channel Islands and fills the void left by the departure of Dan Ellis last year.  

Glaxo sells cancer arm to Novartis in £10bn deal

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 22, 2014 at 08:11

Glaxo will also form a consumer health care venture with the Swiss drugmaker.

David Moyes sacked as Man Utd boss

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 22, 2014 at 07:47

The Premiership champions have lost patience with their boss after a disastrous 10 months in charge.

Impax wins Queen’s award

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 22, 2014 at 07:42

The asset manager has received royal recognition for its sustainable development endeavours overs the last 15 years.

FCA bans two advisers for Sipp switch into unregulated products

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 17, 2014 at 11:37

The regulator has banned the pair for moving Sipp clients into unregulated and high risk products such as diamonds and overseas property.

M&G’s Rhodes sells BlackRock for Aberdeen income opportunity

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 17, 2014 at 10:42

Citywire + rated Stuart Rhodes is concerned about US valuations and has started to see some compelling opportunities in emerging markets after the sell off.

Chatfeild-Roberts buys property for first time in more than 10 years

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 15, 2014 at 15:10

The search for income has drawn Jupiter chief investment officer John Chatfeild-Roberts to the asset class after a lengthy absence.

Boiler room fraudster in £4m scam receives four-year sentence

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 15, 2014 at 09:46

John Laurence Curtin was sentenced at Westminster Magistrates’ Court yesterday as one of five conspirators convicted for defrauding UK investors.

FCA warns land banking firms- 'we will come after you'

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 14, 2014 at 14:27

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has won a High Court case against a land banking firm which it said sets a precedent that means land bank funds must be authorised collective investment schemes.

Rowan Dartington acquires online wealth platform

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 14, 2014 at 10:24

The acquisition of Isle of Man-based Acordias will open the opportunity for Rowan Dartington to provide its stockbroking and discretionary capabilities on a global basis.

Julius Baer enters Irish wealth market

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 14, 2014 at 09:07

The Swiss wealth manager has expanded its overseas footprint through the purchase of Merrill Lynch's Dublin-based business.

Brooks Macdonald buys Jersey wealth firm DPZ Capital

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 14, 2014 at 07:31

The DPZ Capital Partners buy for an initial £5.7 million increases Brooks international footprint.

Osborne threatens wealthy tax evaders with jail

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 14, 2014 at 07:29

The chancellor said plans are being drawn up to make it easier to prosecute the wealthy found to be deliberately reducing their tax burden by hiding money in foreign accounts.

Co-op woes escalate with record £1.3bn loss

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 11, 2014 at 08:56

The banks said it would not pay around £5 million in bonuses to former bosses after a torrid year.

Tidjane Thiam: I was wrong about the ‘magician’ Woolnough

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 11, 2014 at 07:35

The Prudential chief made a guest appearance at M&G's annual investment conference in France and admitted he underestimated just how popular this asset management arm would be on the continent.

IMA to merge with ABI investment arm to form new trade body

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 11, 2014 at 07:34

The Investment Management Association is to merge with the investment arm of the Association of British Insurers to create a new trade body.

'I thought I knew him better': Gross breaks silence on El-Erian split

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 11, 2014 at 07:21

Pimco founder Bill Gross has described his ‘extreme disappointment’ at the sudden departure of his chief executive Mohamed El-Erian's last year.

Treasury's Sajid Javid replaces Maria Miller as culture secretary

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 09, 2014 at 12:14

Treasury financial secretary Sajid Javid is to replace Maria Miller as culture secretary following her resignation over an expenses scandal.

Tim Bond: stranded China assets could be a hazard

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 09, 2014 at 07:48

Odey's asset allocation guru also believes US interest rates could go up sooner than expected and that European economic growth could beat forecasts.

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