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Skandia merges Artemis Strategic Bond mirror into Old Mutual fund

by Robert St George on Jul 30, 2014 at 14:12

A mirror version of the Artemis Strategic Bond fund run for Skandia is to be closed, with the assets transferred into an Old Mutual product.

Ex-Schroders exec Noach joins Santander

by Robert St George on Jul 30, 2014 at 08:16

Santander Asset Management has hired a former senior manager from Schroders.

Investec rebrands ‘Capital Accumulator’ and ‘Free Enterprise’ funds

by Robert St George on Jul 29, 2014 at 10:07

Two of Investec’s more esoteric fund names are to be dropped in a rebranding exercise.

Blacklisted! 10 highlights in Sanlam's UK equity income fund study

by Dylan Lobo on Jul 28, 2014 at 15:00

Sanlam Private PI's study has seen a number of changes over the last six months, with several new additions to its black and white lists.

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

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Almost £200 million has been withdrawn from Miton’s Multi-Asset funds during six months which included the departure of former manager Martin Gray and replacement by David Jane

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.

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.

Polar’s Yakas: banks have little choice but to increase payouts

by Robert St George on Jul 24, 2014 at 10:31

John Yakas and Nick Brind, managers of the £184 million Polar Capital Global Financials trust, have argued that banks will soon have to begin returning capital to shareholders.

Woodford takes 19% stake in biotech minnow

by David Campbell on Jul 23, 2014 at 10:17

Neil Woodford, the best UK investor of his generation, has taken a big chunk of biotech minnow Synairgen

Sarasin takes on investment managers from Brewins and SLW

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 23, 2014 at 10:10

Edmund Salveson spent eight years at Brewin Dolphin.

Why Chelverton's AAA-rated Taylor bought Jupiter & River and Mercantile

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 22, 2014 at 13:36

David Taylor took a stake in Jupiter this month overlooked his reluctance to back IPOs to buy an interest in River and Mercantile.   

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

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