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Guy Monson: how European QE will boost emerging markets

by Robert St George on Apr 15, 2014 at 09:37

Guy Monson, chief executive officer of Sarasin & Partners, has argued that the combination of quantitative easing (QE) in Europe and structural reforms in emerging markets is reversing his negative stance on the latter.

AA-rated Cross & Fosh buy into 10% slump in tech business

by David Campbell on Apr 15, 2014 at 07:59

Citywire AA-rated star UK equity duo Anthony Cross and Julian Fosh have upped their conviction in Bioquell

FSCS cuts 2014/15 levy by £37m - but ups bill for wealth managers

by David Campbell on Apr 15, 2014 at 07:48

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has reduced the 2014/15 annual levy by £37 million – except for private client managers and financial advisers

EU promises crackdown on high frequency trading

by David Campbell on Apr 15, 2014 at 07:47

European regulators have promised the ‘strictest regulations for high frequency trading in the world’

The Expert View: Lloyds, Antofagasta & Glencore

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 15, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Jardine Lloyd Thompson and Real Estate Investors.

Tuesday Papers: Ukraine raises rates to defend economy

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 15, 2014 at 03:53

And Google has bought drone manufacturer Titan Aerospace, as both Google and Facebook are racing to provide internet access with aircraft.

Overnight Markets: Citigroup results boost Wall Street

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 15, 2014 at 03:49

Investors shrugged off geopolitical tensions to buy equities after receiving a boost from solid earnings from Citigroup and a strong pick-up in retail sales last month.

Trust Insider: can German property trusts be rehabilitated?

by James Carthew on Apr 15, 2014 at 00:01

Summit Germany was among the casualties of the sector in 2009: does its return to AIM make an interesting entry point?

FTSE recovers as US rises on Citigroup cheer

by Daniel Grote on Apr 14, 2014 at 16:00

Reassuring results from banking giant Citigroup buoy markets rally after the worrying developments in the Ukraine.

MacKinnon: Regulation, not profitability, motivated Ingenious deal

by Danielle Levy on Apr 14, 2014 at 14:44

Thurleigh founder Charles MacKinnon said there was no ‘burning building’, with the deal motivated bya three to five-year view on regulation.

Stewart Cowley: the extraction of wisdom

by Stewart Cowley on Apr 14, 2014 at 14:30

As Old Mutual's bond guru recovers from a wisdom tooth operation, he anticipates a whole new taste sensation from markets after Mario Draghi finally 'gets it'.  

FCA warns land banking firms- 'we will come after you'

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 14, 2014 at 14:27

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has won a High Court case against a land banking firm which it said sets a precedent that means land bank funds must be authorised collective investment schemes.

Rowan Dartington acquires online wealth platform

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 14, 2014 at 10:24

The acquisition of Isle of Man-based Acordias will open the opportunity for Rowan Dartington to provide its stockbroking and discretionary capabilities on a global basis.

What the UK’s wealthy think of the RDR

by Danielle Levy on Apr 14, 2014 at 10:15

A study by Pershing reveals that wealthy clients understand the outcomes of the RDR but view advice as more expensive since the regulation was introduced.

30% of UK's wealthy say advice more expensive post-RDR

by Danielle Levy on Apr 14, 2014 at 10:15

Over a fifth of wealthy clients are considering switching adviser or wealth manager since the introduction of the far-reaching regulation.

Former AXA high yield head joins Neuberger Berman

by Eleanor Lawrie on Apr 14, 2014 at 10:09

Andrew Wilmont will be lead European high yield portfolio manager.

Julius Baer enters Irish wealth market

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 14, 2014 at 09:07

The Swiss wealth manager has expanded its overseas footprint through the purchase of Merrill Lynch's Dublin-based business.

Brooks Macdonald buys Jersey wealth firm DPZ Capital

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 14, 2014 at 07:31

The DPZ Capital Partners buy for an initial £5.7 million increases Brooks international footprint.

Osborne threatens wealthy tax evaders with jail

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 14, 2014 at 07:29

The chancellor said plans are being drawn up to make it easier to prosecute the wealthy found to be deliberately reducing their tax burden by hiding money in foreign accounts.

Monday Papers: Slowdown puts 1 billion middle class at risk

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 14, 2014 at 05:14

And insiders at some of the hottest private and publicly traded internet companies unloaded substantial personal stakes ahead of the slump in tech stocks .

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