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Nigel Thomas to retire after 40 years in funds

Nigel Thomas, fund manager of the Axa Framlington UK Select Opportunites fund, will retire next year and hand over the reins to Chris St John.

Mirabaud AM's Europe star Nicholson to retire

Mirabaud Asset Management’s specialist European small and mid cap fund manager Ken Nicholson is to retire later this year.

Lloyds preference shares rally as bank breaks silence

Lloyds says it has 'no plans' to cancel irredeemable preference shares, as investments come under scrutiny following Aviva's aborted threat.

Killik's six Carillion red flag warnings for investors

Killik head of education Tim Bennett highlights the warning signals investors should have taken heed of before Carillion's collapse.

Shell falls as profits soar but cash flow disappoints

Fund managers welcome signs of continued progress at oil major, but shares slide at disappointment on cashflow dip.

Revealed: the City grandees backing Nutmeg

We trawl through Nutmeg’s latest shareholder updates to reveal the wide range of City grandees backing the online wealth manager.

Are bonds losing their place in multi-asset funds?

Bonds have long been a staple of multi-asset investing but the prospect of a bear market is leading investors to question this.

Three fund giants tussle for £109bn Scot Widows mandate

Competition for the £109 billion Scottish Widows mandate is heating up with JP Morgan Asset Management, Schroders and BlackRock throwing their hat in the race.

Charles Stanley hires ex-Brewin divisional director

Charles Stanley has bolstered its branch in Eastbourne with the hire of ex-Brewin Dolphin divisional director Lydia Macdonald.

Newton launches ethical real return fund

Newton Investment Management has widened its stable of sustainable investment funds with the launch of a real return fund.