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C Hoare recruits HSBC Private Bank director

by Robert St George on Jul 31, 2014 at 12:49

James Munson has joined C Hoare & Co from HSBC Private Bank, where he was a director.

Shell's slick performance can't stop FTSE flagging

by Daniel Grote on Jul 31, 2014 at 10:40

Prospect of US interest rate rise weighs on investors. Afren tumbles after boss suspended. Argentina defaults on debt.

Investec scoops £3.6bn in three months

by Robert St George on Jul 31, 2014 at 09:31

Investec has reported strong inflows over the past quarter, attracting almost as much as in the entire prior year.

Lloyds takes fresh mis-selling hit as PPI costs hit £10bn

by Dylan Lobo on Jul 31, 2014 at 08:11

Lloyds Bank has been forced to store an additional £600 million to cover the mis-selling of payment protection insurance (PPI).

The Expert View: Taylor Wimpey, Pace and Rightmove

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 31, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Jupiter and Greggs.

Barclays supports FTSE as investors shrug off sanctions

by Daniel Grote on Jul 30, 2014 at 11:00

Barclays shares jump as results less bad than feared. Fresh Russia sanctions cause few ripples in markets.

High Court delivers landmark ruling on staff poaching in broker row

by Dylan Lobo on Jul 30, 2014 at 10:37

The case was triggered by an employee of Sunrise Brokers who refused to work his notice period after accepting a job with a  rival firm.    

The Expert View: GKN, St James's Place and BP

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 30, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Tullett Prebon and Escher.

Odey refuses to hand over Sky shares in takeover

by Robert St George on Jul 29, 2014 at 14:37

Crispin Odey is critical of BSkyB’s approach for Sky Deutschland, stating that he will not sell his shares in the deal.

FTSE edges up ahead of US data and Russia action

by Daniel Grote on Jul 29, 2014 at 10:58

Tougher sanctions against Russia and an onslaught of US data weigh on investors' minds as FTSE inches up.

Expert View: Hargreaves Lansdown, Mothercare and Cranswick

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 29, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Anglo American and Great Portland Estates.

Financial stocks drag FTSE into the red

by Daniel Grote on Jul 28, 2014 at 16:18

Aberdeen Asset Management continues to fall on news of loss of big clients. Investors shrug off Lloyds' Libor fine.

Aberdeen loses £4bn client and sees £3.3bn leave Swip

by Dylan Lobo on Jul 28, 2014 at 08:03

The firm saw a withdrawal of £4 billion from a single client and £3.3 billion worth of outflows from its recently acquired Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (Swip) business in the second quarter.

Brooks Macdonald drafts in KPMG veteran of 28 years

by Dylan Lobo on Jul 28, 2014 at 08:00

Richard Price joins Brooks Macdonald as a non-executive director.  

5 shares pros are buying and selling

by David Campbell, Robert St George on Jul 28, 2014 at 05:01

A roundup of trades by professional investors, including Neil Woodford. This time we look at Synairgen, Ashmore, Macfarlane, Wilmington and Acal.

China trust suspended after manager goes AWOL

by Robert St George on Jul 25, 2014 at 11:01

Trading in the £66 million ARC Capital fund has been suspended amid a breakdown in communication between its investment manager and board.

RBS soars on profits surprise and UK recovery

by Daniel Grote on Jul 25, 2014 at 10:21

RBS delights the City with a fall in bad debts as the UK economy achieves the 'milestone' of growing beyond pre-crisis levels.

Mystery claims delay Pritchard payout

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 25, 2014 at 07:56

Thousands of clients of failed stockbroker Pritchard could face a further nine-month wait before their money is returned

RBS issues profit warning on 'significant litigation issues'

by David Campbell on Jul 25, 2014 at 07:35

RBS has warned that the company is still struggling to escape the legacy of its recent past saying that it is facing ‘significant conduct and litigation issues that will likely hit our profits going forward’

Lloyds says close to Libor settlement that could reach £300m

by David Campbell on Jul 25, 2014 at 07:32

Lloyds has confirmed that it is close to reaching settlement with regulators over Libor abuses following a Financial Times report that the company will pay a fine of up to £300 million

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