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Aberdeen's Kearney exits for Swip duo in multi-manager revamp

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 21, 2014 at 18:34

Aidan Kearney has become the latest manager to leave the combined business.

Leigh Himsworth to leave City Financial for Fidelity

by Robert St George on Jul 21, 2014 at 14:14

Citywire A-rated Leigh Himsworth is to quit City Financial and join Fidelity.

HSBC asset allocation head: fixed income rules!

by Robert St George on Jul 21, 2014 at 09:01

Fredrik Nerbrand, global head of asset allocation at HSBC, explains why he is backing safe-haven government bonds.

JP Morgan alters line-up on £1.2bn Systemic Alpha fund

by Chris Sloley on Jul 18, 2014 at 14:53

Asset manager announces new named portfolio manager on multi-strategy, alternative beta-focused fund.

Coutts considers sale of overseas division

by David Campbell on Jul 18, 2014 at 07:51

RBS is considering the sale of subsidiary Coutts' overseas operations as part of a review of its wealth management services

Walker Crips hires four investment managers

by David Campbell on Jul 18, 2014 at 07:50

Walker Cripps has recruited a further four investment managers following the hires of Barclays brokers Steven Moss and Mark Entwistle and Charles Stanley broker John Fletche

UK banks facing break-up as full competition enquiry launched

by David Campbell on Jul 18, 2014 at 07:48

UK banks are again facing potential break up after the Competition and Markets Authority recommended an investigation into the £8 billion current account and £2 billion business account markets

Franklin’s Russon benefits from retail and favours pharma

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 17, 2014 at 14:41

The UK manager is looking to less cyclical areas of the market to see him through any economic wobbles.

Collings sells Hexam stake to set up outsourcing business

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 17, 2014 at 14:38

Bryan Collings, the emerging markets manager used almost £400,000 from selling his stake in the boutique to set up his own venture.

Brown Shipley triples profits as it embarks on hiring spree

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 17, 2014 at 10:15

The firm is looking to take on more private bankers as profits grow.

The FCA's independence consultation: how will it affect you?

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 16, 2014 at 14:29

Experts from leading firms discuss what they think will be the outcome of the advice consultation.

Jupiter Merlin team buys into Woodford fund

by Robert St George on Jul 16, 2014 at 12:25

Jupiter's Merlin multi-manager team has bought into Neil Woodford's new fund, Wealth Manager can reveal.

AA-rated ex-Rathbones manager added to Merlin Portfolios

by Robert St George on Jul 16, 2014 at 12:24

The Jupiter Merlin team has added the Evenlode Income fund, managed by Rathbones alumnus Hugh Yarrow, to two of its portfolios.

Employment at post-crash high but wage growth hits record low

by David Campbell on Jul 16, 2014 at 11:24

Unemployment in the UK has fallen to a six-year low of 6.5% while the number of people considered economically inactive fell to a figure last seen in 1990

Royal London hires ex- Swip manager as Co-op trio depart

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 16, 2014 at 09:34

The three managers have left the business following its takeover by Royal London Group.

Hargreave Hale takes JM Finn staff for York office

by David Campbell on Jul 15, 2014 at 08:56

Hargreave Hale has poached JM Finn senior investment managers Tom Holliday and Jim Mersey-Thompson

The funds smaller than £75m Suarez - but with more bite

by Robert St George on Jul 14, 2014 at 15:08

Citywire reveals the funds run by AAA-rated managers that contain less than what Barcelona paid for Luis Suarez.

Can you beat the market without an information advantage?

by Robert St George on Jul 14, 2014 at 11:00

Investors need an information advantage in order to beat the market, according to a study by a leading academic.

Morrissey appointed S&W distribution head

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 11, 2014 at 12:36

Ex-Liontrust distribution head Mickey Morrissey takes top distribution job after internal reshuffle.

Performance review: Close Bros swaps bonds for equities

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 11, 2014 at 11:32

Close Brothers Asset Management have dialled up equities to satisfy clients' thirst for income.

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