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FTSE recovers and pound gains from Trump slump
The FTSE 100 was on track for fourth week of gains after yesterday's bout of Trump nerves. Sterling was strong against weaker dollar.
FTSE falls as Trump 'witch hunt' gathers strength
FTSE 100 curbs losses after good US economic data offsets some of the turmoil surrounding Donald Trump's presidency.
Trump impeachment risk sees FTSE turn south
FTSE 100 falls over fears US president could be impeached over James Comey sacking. British Land hit by warning of Brexit uncertainty.
Burford Capital offers 5% bond to fight more legal cases
Litigation finance provider liked by star fund managers Neil Woodford and Mark Barnett launches third bond at retail investors.
Article 50: be positive in Brexit divorce, investors urged
FTSE 100 gained 10 points after prime minister triggered UK's exit from the EU with investors told to prepare for a long haul.
Oil glut fears and 'dovish' Fed depress market spirits
FTSE 100 gets week off to poor start as oil oversupply fears depress shares in energy majors and pound falls on government's intention to trigger article 50 at end of month.
Ian Cowie joins Citywire as trust champion!
Sunday Times columnist and former Daily Telegraph personal finance editor will write for Citywire’s new Investment Trust Insider website.
Cautious WPP weighs on fulsome FTSE
FTSE 100 edged back from yesterday's all-time high after advertising giant WPP reported a slow start to the year.
The worst is over for BlackRock World Mining
A cut in the final dividend after a dramatic share price recovery signals a new phase for the UK’s biggest listed mining fund.
Barclays weighs on FTSE as Centrica's divi disappoints
FTSE 100 dips after Barclays' profits surge comes in lower than expected and Centrica underwhelms investors with a flat dividend.
IBT's Craig on the Trump impact for biotech
Ailsa Craig of the International Biotechnology trust highlights the M&A activity seen in the biotechnology sector this year.
Data science and active managers: a match made in heaven?
Making good investment decisions is dependent on having quality information, which is increasingly becoming subject to creating powerful algorithms.
10 years on: the smartphone and Mifid II evolution
Adam Phones mobile head Alex Phillips explores how smartphones have impacted Mifid as both celebrate their 10-year anniversaries.
Changing fees: What is the best way to charge clients?
Before buying anything, it is only natural to want to know how much exactly it is going to cost, so why should this not be the case in wealth management as well?