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Going for gold: 7 wealth managers' top Commonwealth picks

by Libby Ashby on Jul 25, 2014 at 11:16

With the Commonwealth Games now in full swing, we asked seven wealth managers which of the competing countries they would choose to invest in.

China trust suspended after manager goes AWOL

by Robert St George on Jul 25, 2014 at 11:01

Trading in the £66 million ARC Capital fund has been suspended amid a breakdown in communication between its investment manager and board.

Mystery claims delay Pritchard payout

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 25, 2014 at 07:56

Thousands of clients of failed stockbroker Pritchard could face a further nine-month wait before their money is returned

UK GDP rises 0.8% to above 2008 high

by David Campbell on Jul 25, 2014 at 09:55

UK GDP rose 0.8% in the second quarter of the year or 3.1% over the last 12 months according to the first estimate of growth

The FCA issues fresh warning on corporate bond funds

by James Phillipps on Jul 25, 2014 at 14:49

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a further warning to consumers about the risks of investing in corporate bond funds.

Rule or tool: Should you override a suitability risk profiler?

by Danielle Levy on Jul 25, 2014 at 10:50

Coutts’s recent warning to clients that it must check the suitability of portfolios pre-retail distribution review (RDR) serves as a stark reminder that the sector continues to grapple with this profound issue.

RBS soars on profits surprise and UK recovery

by Daniel Grote on Jul 25, 2014 at 10:21

RBS delights the City with a fall in bad debts as the UK economy achieves the 'milestone' of growing beyond pre-crisis levels.

Miton multi-asset funds see near £200m redemption in H1

by David Campbell on Jul 25, 2014 at 07:51

Almost £200 million has been withdrawn from Miton’s Multi-Asset funds during six months which included the departure of former manager Martin Gray and replacement by David Jane

RBS issues profit warning on 'significant litigation issues'

by David Campbell on Jul 25, 2014 at 07:35

RBS has warned that the company is still struggling to escape the legacy of its recent past saying that it is facing ‘significant conduct and litigation issues that will likely hit our profits going forward’

Lloyds says close to Libor settlement that could reach £300m

by David Campbell on Jul 25, 2014 at 07:32

Lloyds has confirmed that it is close to reaching settlement with regulators over Libor abuses following a Financial Times report that the company will pay a fine of up to £300 million

The Expert View: Standard Chartered, Kingfisher and EasyJet

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 25, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including GlaxoSmithKline and Mitchells & Butlers.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street closes flat on mixed earnings

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 25, 2014 at 04:17

However, the S&P 500 set another record closing high as Facebook rallied on higher revenue.

Friday Papers: Balfour Beatty and Carillion in £3bn merger talks

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 25, 2014 at 04:11

And junk bond returns head for worst month in nearly a year as bull run stalls.

Old Mutual’s Nickols: Undiscriminating sellers are hurting small-caps

by Robert St George on Jul 24, 2014 at 14:01

Dan Nickols, manager of the Old Mutual UK Smaller Companies fund, has blamed small-cap tourists for the sector’s recent weakness.

Legg Mason to buy Martin Currie

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 24, 2014 at 13:59

Legg Mason has bought Martin Currie to add to its stable of boutiques.

Brown Shipley to overhaul fund range

by Robert St George on Jul 24, 2014 at 13:57

Brown Shipley is planning to revamp its suite of funds later this year in a process that will include the launch of two new products.

AA-rated Lofthouse: 'maverick' tobacco settlements won't stop M&A

by Robert St George on Jul 24, 2014 at 13:51

Henderson International Income trust manager Ben Lofthouse shares his thoughts on recent developments in the tobacco sector in this video.

Slump in Kingfisher shares weighs on FTSE

by Daniel Grote on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:01

B&Q owner falls 7.5% on disappointing sales. FTSE flat as investor caution prevails amid geopolitical tension.

Ashcourt Rowan boosts team with triple hire

by Robert St George on Jul 24, 2014 at 10:59

Ashcourt Rowan has bolstered its investment management and advisory teams with three new hires.

How is regulation feeding the outsourcing trend?

on Jul 24, 2014 at 10:59

New research from Knadel shows that wealth management firms are outsourcing in a way they haven’t before.

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