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Revealed: the fund stars of the future

on Apr 24, 2014 at 14:30

Our readers give their verdict on the star performers of tomorrow.

Independent Scotland would face banking crisis says S&P

by David Campbell on Apr 24, 2014 at 07:48

Scottish banks would manage assets worth more than 10 times GDP if the country chose to break with the rest of the UK

Labour cuts ties with troubled Co-op Bank

by Eleanor Lawrie on Apr 24, 2014 at 10:39

The Labour party is understood to have plans to move loans worth more than £1 million to the Unity Trust bank.

Barclays survives shareholder revolt over bonus payments

by David Campbell on Apr 24, 2014 at 12:40

(Update) Standard Life was among 24% of shareholders who voted against Barclays' remuneration report during a fraught annual general meeting, but 76% approved the bonus pool. 

FTSE falls as Russian troops move near Ukraine

by Daniel Grote, Gavin Lumsden on Apr 24, 2014 at 16:12

(Update) The FTSE 100 shed its gains after Russia's defence minister warned the West to stop its 'military machine' in eastern Europe.

Hasenstab on the big yen-dollar arbitrage opportunity

by Chris Sloley on Apr 24, 2014 at 14:49

The manager of the £31 billion Templeton Global Bond fund unveils how he is positioning for rising rates.

GAM unveils ‘tactical’ multi-asset fund

by Robert St George on Apr 24, 2014 at 14:33

GAM has launched a fund that will invest across all asset classes to exploit mis-pricing opportunities.

Brewin Dolphin sees double senior departure

by Danielle Levy on Apr 24, 2014 at 10:49

Two senior directors, including a former board member, are to leave Brewin Dolphin.

Salamanca bolsters property arm with key hire

on Apr 24, 2014 at 10:37

Salamanca Group has bolstered its growing team with the hire of a new head of property services.

Barclays reveals ‘significant’ drop in fixed income earnings

by Robert St George on Apr 24, 2014 at 10:34

Antony Jenkins, chief executive of Barclays, has warned that the profitability of the bank’s fixed income division fell sharply in the first three months of the year.

Will higher wealth manager base salaries drive the right behaviours?

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 24, 2014 at 08:48

Could rising base salaries tackle the age-old dilemma of encouraging positive behaviours and avoiding conflicts of interest?

Brooks signs outsourcing deal with major accountancy chain

by David Campbell on Apr 24, 2014 at 08:33

Brooks Macdonald has signed a deal allowing it to offer its portfolio management services to Reeves

Continued appetite for euro equity drives Henderson AUM

by David Campbell on Apr 24, 2014 at 07:48

Henderson Group reported net inflows of £3 billion over the first quarter

SJP adds new strategy to Artisan fund

by Robert St George on Apr 24, 2014 at 07:46

St James’s Place has named a new manager with a new strategy to the £3.5 billion mandate run for it by Artisan Partners.

The Expert View: Thomas Cook, Associated British Foods, ITV

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 24, 2014 at 05:01

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

Overnight Markets: US stocks snap six-day winning streak

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 24, 2014 at 04:16

Shares declined after reports showed weakness in home sales and global manufacturing.

Thursday Papers: Deutsche Bank under pressure to raise capital

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 24, 2014 at 04:09

And the mood in Britain's factories is at its most upbeat in more than 40 years, a survey by the CBI shows.

SJP soft-closes Asante and Wood funds

by Robert St George on Apr 23, 2014 at 15:28

St James’s Place has shut its portfolios run by First State’s Jonathan Asante and JO Hambro’s John Wood to new money.

Mohammed El Erian: life after Pimco

by Danielle Levy on Apr 23, 2014 at 15:28

Ex-Pimco chief Mohammed El-Erian has said he has no immediate plans to go back into the world of investment and may even opt to find a new career post his shock exit from bond giant Pimco.

Do fund managers suffer the Moyes effect?

by Daniel Grote on Apr 23, 2014 at 15:24

Following in the footsteps of a great manager can be a tough task, as David Moyes' experience at Manchester United shows.

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