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FTSE rises as jobless fall adds to economic cheer

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 16, 2014 at 11:28

Chinese growth data and a fall in UK unemployment lift the pound and FTSE 100 but experts question if the figures justify all the optimism.

The Expert View: Resolution, Debenhams and GKN

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 16, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including 4imprint and Manx Telecom.

Pound spikes after inflation fall while FTSE falters

by Daniel Grote on Apr 15, 2014 at 11:28

Slowing demand for metals and poor UK retail sales data weigh on the FTSE 100, but another drop in inflation causes sterling to jump.

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?

The Expert View: Lloyds, Antofagasta & Glencore

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 15, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Jardine Lloyd Thompson and Real Estate Investors.

Trust Insider: can German property trusts be rehabilitated?

by James Carthew on Apr 15, 2014 at 00:01

Summit Germany was among the casualties of the sector in 2009: does its return to AIM make an interesting entry point?

FTSE recovers as US rises on Citigroup cheer

by Daniel Grote on Apr 14, 2014 at 16:00

Reassuring results from banking giant Citigroup buoy markets rally after the worrying developments in the Ukraine.

5 shares the pros are buying and selling

by David Campbell, Robert St George on Apr 14, 2014 at 05:01

A roundup of trades by professional investors. This time, we look at G4S, Northgate, ZincOx, Phoenix Group and Sinclair IS Pharma.

Who won & lost in a dramatic year for UK All Companies funds

by Robert St George on Apr 11, 2014 at 14:35

Citywire Discovery reveals the winners and losers after a year of big change in the UK All Companies sector, which saw one of its stars, Richard Buxton, change jobs.

Hargreaves leads FTSE sell-off after price cut

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 11, 2014 at 11:28

The FTSE 100 tumbles after another sharp drop in US tech shares. Hargreaves Lansdown slides 5% after Morgan Stanley cuts price target.

Tidjane Thiam: I was wrong about the ‘magician’ Woolnough

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 11, 2014 at 07:35

The Prudential chief made a guest appearance at M&G's annual investment conference in France and admitted he underestimated just how popular this asset management arm would be on the continent.

The Expert View: Marks & Spencer, WH Smith and Balfour Beatty

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 11, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Hays and WS Atkins.

FTSE regains momentum on rates reassurance

by Daniel Grote on Apr 10, 2014 at 15:21

After a volatile day the FTSE 100 edges higher after confirmation that UK and US interest rates are on hold for the time being.

Flying Kestrel Opps re-closes after fundraising

by Robert St George on Apr 10, 2014 at 11:56

The Kestrel Opportunities fund has once again closed itself to new money after exceeding its fundraising targets.

Ashmore hit with £3bn outflow as emerging market woes bite

by Robert St George on Apr 10, 2014 at 09:33

Assets under management at Ashmore have dropped for the second quarter in a row, with investors continuing to flee local currency emerging market debt.

The Expert View: Ryanair, Aveva and Carillion

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 10, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Vectura and Lancashire.

Exclusive survey: where wealth managers expect fund prices to settle

by Robert St George on Apr 09, 2014 at 11:31

A Wealth Manager survey has revealed the majority of wealth managers expect to access funds as cheaply as the large platforms.

FTSE edges up as US tech stocks bounce back

by Daniel Grote on Apr 09, 2014 at 11:00

The overnight recovery in the US helps the FTSE 100 rise for the first time this week. Housebuilder Barratt Developments leads the way.

The Expert View: Glencore, Mothercare and Regus

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 09, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Advanced Computer Software and Impax Asset Management.

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