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Haig Bathgate: the obscure world of investment trust IPOs

New Wealth Manager columnist, Turcan Connell chief investment officer Haig Bathgate, has real reservations about the fees involved in the trust IPO market.  

Haig Bathgate: the mother of all rigged markets

Turcan Connell's CIO believes the UK's day of reckoning is fast approaching as he outlines why the Bank of England's policy is a recipe for disaster.

Is now a good time to embrace the euro?

Sterling's relative weakness and lower corporate tax rates could give the UK the upper hand, Turcan Connell's Haig Bathgate argues.

Bathgate: no double dip and Eurozone will hold together

Haig Bathgate argues that the markets are only reacting to bad news and ignoring all positives, an attitude which needs to change.

Haig Bathgate: the special situations case for distressed Europe

As the markets lurch from ‘risk on’ states of optimism to ‘risk off’ periods of despair, it is important to step back and understand your clients’ timescales for investment and, more importantly, the underlying fundamentals.

Haig Bathgate: government inflation forecast is ludicrous

The Office for Budget Responsibility has revised down its growth forecast and inflation looks likely to remain high for some time says the Turcan Connell director.   

Haig Bathgate: Miners are the tech bubble of today

Commodities now equate to nearly 40% of the FTSE - if they are in a bubble, the UK market will get hit very hard as a result.

Haig Bathgate: Is the UK really out of the woods yet?

Although attention is focused on the woes of the eurozone countries, there is little reason for the UK to relax.

Haig Bathgate: Why UK inflation could surprise on the upside

Turcan Connell's investment director on why inflation is a real threat to the UK economy.

Can MW Tops Global Alpha ETF hit its 10% target ?

The MW TOPS Global Alpha ETF is shortly to be launched in the UK, aiming to generate 8% to 10% per annum. It is the first time a hedge fund manager has used an exchange traded fund (ETF) structure as a means of accessing its investment strategy.

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Play AA-rated Lofthouse: 'maverick' tobacco settlements won't stop M&A

AA-rated Lofthouse: 'maverick' tobacco settlements won't stop M&A

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Profiles
Profile: Quilter Cheviot boss Baines sees more consolidation ahead

Profile: Quilter Cheviot boss Baines sees more consolidation ahead

Nineteen months on from the merger of Quilter Cheviot chief executive Martin Baines says the deal is now paying dividends.

Profile: how Matthew Butcher is carving a new role at Dart Capital

Profile: how Matthew Butcher is carving a new role at Dart Capital

The wealth management industry is undergoing a profound period of change: whether it wants to admit it or not.