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Alibaba hype, the UK slowdown and opportunities in European sovereign bonds

Libby Ashby and leading wealth managers analyse what the Alibaba IPO hype means for Chinese equities, slowing growth of the UK economy and whether there’s anything left to play for in the European sovereign bond market.

How big is North wealth opportunity? We ask three readers

Our annual Citywire North event in Harrogate gave us the opportunity to find out where wealth firms see growth opportunities in the North.  

Citywire North brings region’s wealth managers together

Citywire’s event season kicked off with a bang this week, reports Libby Ashby, as Citywire North was held at the beautiful Rudding Park, just outside Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

Back to school and back to business

The first week of September always has that ‘back to school’ feeling. People are back from their summer holidays, there are changes in various departments and new staff to welcome on board.

Tesco, Japan and the rise of the central banker

 Libby Ashby and leading wealth managers scrutinise the food retail sector, Japan’s consumption tax hike and political risk in the markets.

Key investment calls: inside the minds of nine wealth managers

On this week's visit to wealth street we find out what calls investment managers may make before the year is out.

Citywire North: the video highlights

The industry's finest gathered in Harrogate last week to grill leading  fund managers and listen to insight on innovation from economist Mariana Mazzucato and the importance of behavioural finance from consultant Paul Craven.

EM revival, struggling Italy and the US stock market

Libby Ashby and leading wealth managers discuss the best opportunities in emerging markets

Can e-cigs light up the tobacco sector

Does cannibalising your own industry ever work?

Six wealth managers reveal their top performing 2014 fund

We hit wealth street again to find out the fund choices which have really rewarded in 2014.

Citywire TV
Play Sarasin’s Boucher: why I like salmon with chocolate

Sarasin’s Boucher: why I like salmon with chocolate

Henry Boucher, manager of the £129 million Sarasin Food & Agriculture Opportunities fund, explains why he is gobbling up salmon and chocolate stocks.

Play Alibaba hype, the UK slowdown and opportunities in European sovereign bonds

Alibaba hype, the UK slowdown and opportunities in European sovereign bonds

Libby Ashby and leading wealth managers analyse what the Alibaba IPO hype means for Chinese equities, slowing growth of the UK economy and whether there’s anything left to play for in the European sovereign bond market.

Profiles
Veteran banker boosts Sanlam’s stockbroking team

Veteran banker boosts Sanlam’s stockbroking team

A veteran private banker has been recruited by Sanlam Private Investments to strengthen its advisory stockbroking team.

Profile: Psigma's Edinburgh boss on why he is in Scotland long term

Profile: Psigma's Edinburgh boss on why he is in Scotland long term

When Tim Wishart agreed to launch an Edinburgh office for Psigma he was not expecting to  head the company’s first overseas team