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JPMorgan: let MATE ride you through volatile markets

The launch of JPMorgan Multi-Asset Trust (MATE) after this month’s stock market turbulence is perfectly timed, claims portfolio manager Katy Thorneycroft.

FTSE takes breather after downbeat Benckiser

UK stock market rally pauses after after consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser issues cautious outlook in its annual results.

FTSE recovers with first positive week after crash

‘It is too early to call the end of the bull market,’ says a fund manager as FTSE 100 sets course to record first week of gains after February crash.

Alex Wright: why I’m betting big on Ladbrokes Coral

Fidelity Special Values manager explains why he is not too defensive at the moment and why there is more to come from his third-biggest holding after its bid from GVC.

Vix 'fear' index is rigged, claims whistleblower

US financial regulators investigating claim by anonymous whistleblower that the VIX volatility index at the centre of last week's stock market sell-off is subject to 'rampant manipulation.'

Ediston: why we love out-of-town retail parks

Fund manager Calum Bruce explains why Ediston Property Investment Company (EPIC) has made a big bet on retail parks weathering the consumer downturn to generate the rental income for its 5% yield.

Woodford blasts US hedge fund selling Prothena short

Neil Woodford attacks US hedge fund Kerrisdale Capital shorting a top holding in his underperforming Woodford Patient Capital Trust, sayings its claims are ‘inaccurate and unsubstantiated’.

A'right MATE? JP Morgan chases alternatives with multi-asset trust launch

JPMorgan Multi-Asset Trust (MATE), group’s first new investment trust in five years, will offer exposure to debt and infrastructure alongside equities.

Corporate tax cut could spark Japanese bid boom

Not only is Japan's stock market good value with a growing dividend culture to boot, but its companies are being encouraged to launch more corporate bids with capital gains tax cuts, says Richard Aston of Coupland Cardiff.

FTSE retreats from 2017 high on firm start for pound

Groggy New Year start in London sees shares in dollar-earning blue chips fall after manufacturing data lifts pound against US currency.

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