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You're hired: August's key wealth signings
While most of the UK was glued to its TV sets watching Mo Farah, Jess Ennis and Co grab Olympic glory, a number of wealth firms got their cheque books out to make some key hires in August.
Summer reads: the books wealth managers took to the beach
There's nothing like a good book to get you through a summer holiday and when it comes to reading, this batch of wealth managers certainly have eclectic tastes.
Which fund groups are weathering the volatility?
It is not just markets feeling the strain of the continued eurozone crisis and lingering UK recession, but fund groups are fighting these headwinds and here we take a look at how the biggest are navigating their way through the difficulties.
Calling all Mo Farahs: join Citywire’s charity 10K run
For the second year in a row Citywire is hosting a 10k charity run, so for any budding Mo Farahs out there, or those who simply want to raise money for a good cause, please sign up.
Banks in crisis: nine casualties of the sector's woes
Forget Standard Chartered - stories about banks being in crisis are nothing new, with the fall of Lehmans in 2008 arguably starting a domino effect with a whole host of of top bosses resigning in the years since. Here are some of the most high-profile exits.
Bond liquidity fears: 14 funds which prove small can be beautiful
As M&G moves to stem inflows into its giant corporate and strategic bond funds, we highlight some of the smaller fixed income funds out there which are giving the big boys are run for their money.
You're hired! This summer's key wealth signings
With the country gripped by Olympic fever, a handful of wealth firms got their cheque books out to make key signings in July.
Asset Allocation 360°: Russia - the peril and the possibility
The headlines inspire fear and the politics mistrust, but in our fourth edition of Asset Allocation 360°, one man argues they are a veil masking the world’s most necessary investment theme.
Let the games begin! Nine managers and their Olympic stocks
From brewing chains to power suppliers, nine knowledgable fund managers have plucked from their portfolios the stocks they expect to win big from the London 2012 Olympic games.
10 Olympic trends viewed through an economic lens
As the UK braces itself for a sporting extravaganza, Goldman Sachs investigates the 'Olympic effect' at time when the UK is in desperate need of an economic boost.
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