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Fidelity's Shah blames sovereign debt crisis for performance lag
Overweight in financials in last 12 months hurt fund as soveriegn debt crisis hit bank shares.
Retail investors dump corporate bonds for commodity funds
Sales of commodity funds hit a record in November but corporate bond funds fell out of favour.
Cru crisis: Arch faces legal challenge over investment activities
Former Arch Cru fund manager Arch Financial Products LLP is facing legal action over its investment management activities, according to its most recent accounts filed with Companies House.
FSA confirms 30-month qualifications deadline for approved persons
The FSA has confirmed it will impose a 30-month deadline for approved persons, with the new rule coming into force on 1 January.
Sants: financial crisis will prompt FSMA 'revisit'
FSA chief executive Hector Sants has said the financial crisis has provided an opportunity to review the rules governing financial services in the UK.
Share scam targets nearly 50,000 investors
The Financial Services Authority (FSA) is contacting 49,000 people to warn them they could be targets of a 'boiler room' share scam after recovering a master list used by fraudsters.
Bright continues North East expansion with 31st acquisition
Warrington-based Bright Financial Services has acquired Keighley-based Richard Ashton Financial Services, completing its 31st takeover.
AJ Bell warns wrap unit rebates would be 'unmitigated disaster'
Andy Bell, chief executive of Sipp provider AJ Bell, has warned wraps that making rebates to clients in unit form will be an 'unmitigated disaster'.
Hargreaves warns it won't accept cuts to rebates after RDR
Peter Hargreaves has told fund management groups Hargreaves Lansdown will not accept smaller rebates when they launch non-commission paying share classes.
Stirling Mortimer warns investors of wait for payouts
The board of the Stirling Mortimer Property and Global Property funds has warned it will 'take time' to return investors' cash after appointing Stirling Mortimer, the marketing company behind the troubled funds, as the new property manager.
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.
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.
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
When Tim Wishart agreed to launch an Edinburgh office for Psigma he was not expecting to head the company’s first overseas team