Funds & Fund Managers
FTSE loses orbit as US jobs data disappoint
(Update) Worries about this afternoon’s US jobs report unsettled markets. Satellite operator Inmarsat and construction group Interserve slumped.
OMGI opens up UK Specialist Equity fund
Old Mutual is to launch a Dublin-domiciled mirror of its Cayman-registered market neutral fund.
Home Retail rallies as Sainsbury's bid nears
Shares in Argos owner jump on reports suitor Sainsbury's could announce a takeover deal as early as tomorrow.
AXA IM to launch multi-cap UK fund for AA-rated St John
AA-rated Nigel Thomas will support St John on the fund, which provides the offshore market first access to AXA IM's £12 billion UK equity team.
Dividend danger: how will the FTSE 100 fare in 2016?
A year of extreme turbulence has seen the blue chip index come crashing down from record highs and with dividend fears growing, does 2016 promise to be equally volatile?
Mercantile's Anderson: why I'm 'very positive' on UK stocks
Guy Anderson, manager of the £2.16 billion Mercantile Investment Trust looks forward to next year.
FTSE dives below 6,000 as oil tumbles to 7-year low
FTSE 100 sheds more than 100 points as stocks linked to South Africa slump on tumbling rand, and oil falls to its lowest level in seven years.
Columbia Threadneedle launches ethical fund
The fund follows the launch of the Columbia Threadneedle UK Social Bond earlier this year and is managed by Matt Evans.
Rosemary Banyard announces Schroders departure
Rosemary Banyard has announced that she will leave Schroders next year in the latest of a series of departures from the UK equity team.
4 stocks the pros are buying and selling
A roundup of trades by professional investors, including OneSavings Bank, Fevertree, Quindell and Mears.