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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.

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

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 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.

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.

Performance review: UBS Wealth duo bet on a weaker euro

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 23, 2014 at 14:11

UBS Wealth duo on backing European equities, a key beneficiary of a weaker euro

Martin Currie eyes US growth as losses narrow to £1.6 million

by Eleanor Lawrie on Apr 23, 2014 at 07:50

The asset manager has shrugged off the potential impact of a Scottish referendum as it moves into recovery mode.

L&G fixed income star Dickie Hodges quits

by Eleanor Lawrie on Apr 22, 2014 at 13:51

Hodges, who ran the flagship Dynamic Bond Trust, had been at L&G since the acquisition of Gartmore in 2007.

Mark Barnett on Labour, energy, tobacco & sub-prime lending

by Robert St George on Apr 22, 2014 at 11:00

Invesco Perpetual's AAA-rated Mark Barnett shares his thoughts on a variety of sectors as well as the outlook for the market in general.

Canaccord Wealth's Jukes: why bitcoin could cause disruption

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 17, 2014 at 11:56

Robert Jukes, global strategist at Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management offers an insight into his investment thinking and outlines the potential impact of the rise of crypto-currencies.

Citywire Scotland: the Turnberry countdown begins

on Apr 16, 2014 at 15:39

We can confirm a star-studded line up for our annual event in Turnberry running on 19-20 June. 

Henderson hires ex-Thames River partner as EM debt head

by Chris Sloley on Apr 16, 2014 at 13:10

Mark Drew joins forces with Citywire A-rated Stephen Thariyan at Henderson.

Franklin drops Templeton name from fund range

by Robert St George on Apr 16, 2014 at 13:00

Sir John Templeton’s name has been stripped from 15 funds managed by Franklin Templeton.

Chatfeild-Roberts buys property for first time in more than 10 years

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 15, 2014 at 15:10

The search for income has drawn Jupiter chief investment officer John Chatfeild-Roberts to the asset class after a lengthy absence.

Aviva hires Friends Life CIO for new investment role in Munro's team

by Eleanor Lawrie on Apr 15, 2014 at 11:19

As director of client solutions Mark Versey wil play a key role in delivering Aviva Investors' chief executive Euan Munro strategy for the firm.  

Five reasons why buying wealth firms may be too consensual

by Robert St George on Apr 15, 2014 at 10:48

Has buying stock in the listed wealth managers become too crowded a trade?

Consumer price inflation continues to slide

by David Campbell on Apr 15, 2014 at 09:42

Consumer price inflation (CPI) continued its nine month slide in March falling from 1.7% to 1.6% over the month

Performance review: SGPB Hambros’ Haynes recycles US profit into Europe

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 15, 2014 at 09:41

SocGen's Peter Haynes on taking profits on US positions and moving into Europe.

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’

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'.  

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