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Is it time to harvest income from agricultural land?

by James Phillipps on Jul 23, 2014 at 14:34

UK farmland prices are expected to continue hitting record highs over the next year, albeit at a slower rate than seen over the last 18 months.

Jeremy Grantham: M&A ‘explosion’ will raise bubble fears

by Chris Sloley on Jul 23, 2014 at 13:49

A long-term uptick in financial deals will push markets to the brink, but the veteran investor is not concerned about a crash.

Respite for gold investors as metal enjoys strong 2014

on Jul 23, 2014 at 00:01

Gold investors are enjoying some respite in 2014 after a long period of falling prices, with the precious metal emerging as one of the year’s best plays to date

Dan Roberts: my top 5 bulletproof divi stocks

by Robert St George on Jul 23, 2014 at 13:55

Fidelity Global Dividend fund manager Dan Roberts highlights five stocks he is backing to prosper in a volatile market.

FTSE steady amid caution over Russia sanctions

by Daniel Grote on Jul 23, 2014 at 14:50

(Update) Profits warning hits GlaxoSmithKline. FTSE 100 edges higher despite fear of more punitive EU sanctions against Russia.

Trust Insider: a global income newcomer HINTs at its potential

by James Carthew on Jul 23, 2014 at 14:27

The global equity income sector only used to have a couple of members but in recent years it has been expanding as new funds have been launched and others have broadened their remits

Woodford takes 19% stake in biotech minnow

by David Campbell on Jul 23, 2014 at 10:17

Neil Woodford, the best UK investor of his generation, has taken a big chunk of biotech minnow Synairgen

Sarasin takes on investment managers from Brewins and SLW

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 23, 2014 at 10:10

Edmund Salveson spent eight years at Brewin Dolphin.

FCA launches criminal proceedings against forex trader

by Robert St George on Jul 23, 2014 at 10:02

The FCA has started a criminal prosecution over an unauthorised investment scheme.

River and Mercantile assets swell 12% in first half

by Robert St George on Jul 23, 2014 at 10:00

Assets under management at River and Mercantile have hit £18.1 billion, up by more than a tenth since the start of the year.

£400k revenue growth leaves Charles Stanley directors 'disappointed'

by Danielle Levy on Jul 23, 2014 at 08:43

Charles Stanley posted paltry asset and revenue growth over the three months to the end of June, impacted by poor commission income.

Brewin revenues fall on trail switch

by Danielle Levy on Jul 23, 2014 at 08:15

Brewin Dolphin’s revenues took a tumble over the 12 months to the end of June, as its switch out of trail and move to a national rate card took its toll.

The Expert View: Royal Mail, IG Group and Beazley

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 23, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Premier Oil and UBM.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street gains on earnings data

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 23, 2014 at 04:25

The S&P 500 hit an intraday record boosted by better-than-expected inflation and housing reports and amid upbeat earnings reports.

Wednesday Papers: StanChart expansion grinds to a halt

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 23, 2014 at 04:22

And a dispute over two warships France is building for Russia is threatening to overshadow a high-stakes meeting of EU foreign ministers.

What’s behind the rise of shareholder activism?

by James Phillipps on Jul 22, 2014 at 13:42

It has been a busy year for shareholder activism with a number of firms on the end of revolts.  

Why Chelverton's AAA-rated Taylor bought Jupiter & River and Mercantile

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 22, 2014 at 13:36

David Taylor took a stake in Jupiter this month overlooked his reluctance to back IPOs to buy an interest in River and Mercantile.   

What will 'generation Lamborghini’ want from their pensions?

on Jul 22, 2014 at 11:30

This year has been massive for pensions and EY's Dan Mahony analyses how those with larger pots could respond.  

Ex-JP Morgan Cazenove banker loses battle against £450k FCA fine

by Dylan Lobo on Jul 22, 2014 at 10:22

Ian Hannam has lost his two-year battle against a £450,000 fine imposed by the FCA for market abuse.  

FTSE jumps as Ukraine tensions show signs of easing

by Daniel Grote on Jul 22, 2014 at 10:09

Sentiment improves as Ukrainian separatists agree to hand over black boxes of crashed plane. Tesco gives back yesterday's gains.

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