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Former M&G analyst in court over revenge porn attack on colleague
A former M&G analyst uploaded faked images of an intern onto pornographic websites, a court heard.
Former Lloyds chiefs fight £550m legal claim over ‘disastrous’ HBOS bid
Shareholders of Lloyds Banking Group have pushed for £550 million in compensation, claiming they were misled over the ‘disastrous’ purchase of HBOS back in 2008.
Schroders’ AUM hits a record high of £420 billion
Schroders has announced that its assets under management (AUM) hit a record high of £419.6 billion at the end of the third quarter.
Inflation hits five year high of 3%
The consumer price index (CPI) hit 3% in September, a level not seen since May 2012, increasing expectations of a November interest rate rise.
Black Monday Memories: why Dan Fuss was punching the air in joy
In a special series, leading City figures give us their recollections of the Black Monday, 30 years on from the great stock market crash of 1987 that proved a fantastic day for Loomis, Sayles & Company vice president Daniel Fuss.
Stephen Lansdown: ‘Come back? I’m not sure I’ve ever been away’
‘Come back? I’m not sure I’ve ever been away to be honest,’ says Stephen Lansdown on his return to the limelight as the non-executive chairman of Ravenscroft.
C Hoare results reveal £12.2 million redress payout
Issues around loan pools was the reason behind the redress payout.
Aviva makes strategic investment in robo firm Wealthify
Aviva has become the latest blue chip financial services firm to back a robo-adviser, announcing it is to make a strategic investment in Wealthify, taking a majority shareholding.
How to maximise the impact of philanthropy
Tonika Hirdman, director general of the Fondation de Luxembourg, an organisation that both facilitates and encourages philanthropy, explains how to approach philanthropy and what to watch out for.
Neptune posts a loss in 2016, but profits rebound in H1
Neptune Investment Management slipped to a loss last year after a difficult 12 months which saw revenue fall by 30% and assets under management (AUM) by 17.5%.
A spotlight on the only private office in Scotland
It has been 18 months since Brian O’Connor and Angus Jack took a leap of faith and set up North Capital in Edinburgh. We check up on how they are doing.
Feeding the beast: how funding for robo start-ups is changing
Do online investment managers require institutional backing to take them through to profitability?
The false sense of security around executive pay
To mark Good Money Week, Epworth's Stephen Beer asks why shareholder rebellions appear to be in decline.