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The twists and turns in the life of Barclays' wealth business

on Jul 31, 2014 at 10:36

We chart the key events that mark Barclays Wealth & Investment Management's interesting course over the past five years.

The top 10 least taxed countries in the world

by Wealth Manager Team on Jul 30, 2014 at 13:28

International expatriation specialist Bradly Hackford has revealed the top 10 countries with low tax burderns across the world.  

Invesco's fee income rises by £3.7m in Q2

by David Campbell on Jul 31, 2014 at 13:40

Invesco Perpetual's fee income rose by almost $6 million (£3.37 million) to $29.6 million in the second quarter.

C Hoare recruits HSBC Private Bank director

by Robert St George on Jul 31, 2014 at 12:49

James Munson has joined C Hoare & Co from HSBC Private Bank, where he was a director.

Dalton launches enhanced European equity long/short equity fund

by Chris Sloley on Jul 31, 2014 at 12:15

The boutique has soft-launched a leveraged version of its flagship European equity long/short fund managed by Leonard Charlton.

Citywire Discovery: the minority adding European small-cap value

by Robert St George on Jul 31, 2014 at 11:56

Data from Citywire Discovery reveal the very few managers adding value in the European small and mid-cap space.

Ashcourt Rowan CIO: We are raising the bar for active management

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 31, 2014 at 11:35

High turnover in the asset management industry has caused Meadows to take a second look at where he invests.

Shell's slick performance can't stop FTSE flagging

by Daniel Grote on Jul 31, 2014 at 10:40

Prospect of US interest rate rise weighs on investors. Afren tumbles after boss suspended. Argentina defaults on debt.

Giles Hargreave steps down as CEO to focus on funds

by James Phillipps on Jul 31, 2014 at 10:09

Giles Hargreave is stepping down as chief executive of Hargreave Hale to focus on running money.

Threadneedle unveils multi-asset income fund for pensions revolution

by Dylan Lobo on Jul 31, 2014 at 10:09

Toby Nangle will launch the Global Multi Asset Income fund, which he believes will offer investors a solution in the changing world of pensions.

Pictet unveils European long/short fund

by Robert St George on Jul 31, 2014 at 10:00

Pictet has launched a market-neutral European equity fund for its total return team.

Wealth managers failing on execution costs says FCA

by David Campbell on Jul 31, 2014 at 09:53

Wealth managers are failing to deliver value for clients when they place market trades because many ‘do not understand key elements of the rules’

SFO settles with Robert Tchenguiz as total payout hits £7.5m

by James Phillipps on Jul 31, 2014 at 09:48

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has paid Robert Tchenguiz £1.5 million in a final settlement, which has pushed the cost of the bungled investigation above £7.5 million.

Investec scoops £3.6bn in three months

by Robert St George on Jul 31, 2014 at 09:31

Investec has reported strong inflows over the past quarter, attracting almost as much as in the entire prior year.

Lloyds takes fresh mis-selling hit as PPI costs hit £10bn

by Dylan Lobo on Jul 31, 2014 at 08:11

Lloyds Bank has been forced to store an additional £600 million to cover the mis-selling of payment protection insurance (PPI).

Schroders hikes dividend 50% as wealth stars in record first half

by Dylan Lobo on Jul 31, 2014 at 08:10

The acquisition of Cazenove Capital fuelled a surge in revenue and performance at Schroders' wealth arm.

Yield collapse forces closure of AXA gilt fund

by Robert St George on Jul 31, 2014 at 08:09

AXA Investment Managers has shut its Sterling Gilt fund, attributing the decision to the plummeting yields available from UK sovereign debt.

The Expert View: Taylor Wimpey, Pace and Rightmove

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 31, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Jupiter and Greggs.

Overnight Markets: Nasdaq gains after Fed decision on rates

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 31, 2014 at 04:15

Banking shares gained the most after the US central bank gave a rosier assessment of the US economy.

Thursday Papers: US economy roars back with 4% growth

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 31, 2014 at 04:09

And bank bonus clawbacks could damage City’s competitiveness and impose direct costs of more than £260 million on the country’s banks, the industry has warned.

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