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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.

Brewin Dolphin shuts two offices for Bournemouth launch

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 08, 2014 at 11:48

The private client stockbroker is consolidating its Lymington and Dorchester offices to facilitate the creation of a Bournemouth arm.

FTSE dips on US slump despite manufacturing boost

by Daniel Grote on Apr 08, 2014 at 11:23

FTSE falls as a fresh US sell-off and escalating tension in Russia and Ukraine outweigh strong UK manufacturing figures.

WH Ireland could close offices as it launches cost cutting review

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 08, 2014 at 07:56

WH Ireland is undertaking measures to reduce costs and has started a review of its wealth management arm

The Expert View: Tesco, Cranswick and Abcam

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 08, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Waterlogic and ITE.

FTSE slumps as US sell-off weighs

by Daniel Grote on Apr 07, 2014 at 10:09

FTSE falls as traders reacted to a sell-off in the US late on Friday following worse-than-expected jobs figures.

Ashcourt Rowan eyes major pensions opportunity via £14m wealth buy

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 07, 2014 at 07:48

The wealth firms aims to advantage of the pensions opportunity created by the Budget after completing the acquisition of UK Wealth Management Limited. 

Liontrust registers £160m Q1 inflow

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 07, 2014 at 07:43

The boutique is confident the overhaul in the savings culture in last month's Budget and a distribution deal with Standard Life can take it to further highs.

The Expert View: Pearson, Prezzo and WPP

by Daniel Grote on Apr 07, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Capital & Counties Properties and Arrow Global.

FTSE extends gains on solid US jobs data

by Daniel Grote on Apr 04, 2014 at 14:56

US jobs data are slightly worse than expected, but the figures suggest the Fed is on track with taking the economy off emergency support.

RBS names Credit Suisse investment bank boss as CFO

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 04, 2014 at 08:02

Ewen Stevenson, co-head of the Swiss bank's EMEA investment banking arm, fills the void left by the sudden departure of Nathan Bostock at the end of last year.

The Expert View: Smith & Nephew, Pace and Oxford Instruments

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 04, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Hyder Consulting and Wincanton.

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