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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.

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

Primark's US ambitions prop up FTSE

by Daniel Grote on Apr 23, 2014 at 10:28

Associated British Foods the star FTSE performer as it announces the launch of Primark stores in the US.

Former Brewin Dolphin director resurfaces at Rathbones

by Robert St George on Apr 23, 2014 at 10:17

Rathbones has recruited former Brewin Dolphin divisional director Fiona McClelland.

The Expert View: Glaxo, Barclays and Shanta Gold

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 23, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including SpeaceandPeople and Randall & Quilter.

Pharma stocks deal FTSE shot in the arm

by Daniel Grote on Apr 22, 2014 at 11:17

FTSE 100 jumps 0.9% higher over bid speculation for AstraZeneca and an asset swap by GlaxoSmithKline. 

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.

Glaxo sells cancer arm to Novartis in £10bn deal

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 22, 2014 at 08:11

Glaxo will also form a consumer health care venture with the Swiss drugmaker.

Impax wins Queen’s award

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 22, 2014 at 07:42

The asset manager has received royal recognition for its sustainable development endeavours overs the last 15 years.

The Expert View: William Hill, Aviva and Ashtead

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 18, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Songbird Estates and Synergy Health.

Aberdeen co-founder takes wealth firm public to fund acquisitions

by Robert St George on Apr 17, 2014 at 12:39

European Wealth, the firm founded by Aberdeen co-founder George Robb, has staged a reverse takeover of its parent company that will see it list on AIM.

How this top US fund is playing the shale boom in 7 stocks

on Apr 17, 2014 at 12:26

Ed Cowart and John Pandtle, managers of the Nordea 1 - North American All Cap fund, reveal the stocks they back to benefit from the US energy revolution.  

Insurers prop up flagging FTSE as Ukraine fears weigh

by Daniel Grote on Apr 17, 2014 at 11:32

Insurers notch up gains but the FTSE 100 is weighed down by nerves over tensions between Russia and the West.

M&G’s Rhodes sells BlackRock for Aberdeen income opportunity

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 17, 2014 at 10:42

Citywire + rated Stuart Rhodes is concerned about US valuations and has started to see some compelling opportunities in emerging markets after the sell off.

Google and IBM disappoint, raising tech crash fears

by James Phillipps on Apr 17, 2014 at 08:01

Shares in Google slumped by 6%, wiping $22 billion off the value of the company after it failed to meet analyst expectations, despite growing its profits by 3% in the first quarter.

Ashcourt Rowan recruits area director from RBS

by Robert St George on Apr 17, 2014 at 07:00

Ashcourt Rowan has named John Spink as area director for its financial planning arm.

Six best ideas from this star European equity fund

by Wealth Manager Team on Apr 17, 2014 at 07:00

Stuart Mitchell has had an outstanding 12 months on the SWMC European fund and here he identifies six stocks he hopes can keep him on track.  

The Expert View: Tesco, Hargreaves Lansdown and Grainger

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 17, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Dialight and Safestore.

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.

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