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Yield collapse forces closure of AXA gilt fund

by Robert St George on Jul 31, 2014 at 08:09

AXA Investment Managers has shut its Sterling Gilt fund, attributing the decision to the plummeting yields available from UK sovereign debt.

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Is China finally opening up for business?

by Jason Conway, BNY Mellon Investment Management on Jul 31, 2014

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The 15 charts revealing wealth managers' key investment calls

on Jul 29, 2014 at 13:10

With all the talk of a looming sell off in risk and the uncomfortable rise in bond yields, we ask our readers where their convictions lie in our latest wealth manager survey.  


Ex-Schroders exec Noach joins Santander

by Robert St George on Jul 30, 2014 at 08:16

Santander Asset Management has hired a former senior manager from Schroders.

Analysts upbeat on Jupiter despite private client revenue hit

by Danielle Levy on Jul 30, 2014 at 08:15

(Update Jupiter’s pre-tax profit was down 18% during the first half of the year, as costs associated with the sale of its private client business and a £2.6m write down relating to Adria took their toll.

Bankers' bonuses to be subject to up to 10 years clawback period

by James Phillipps on Jul 30, 2014 at 10:33

The Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority plan to increase the clawback period for bankers’ bonuses to up to 10 years and extend the deferral of remuneration by a minimum seven years for senior managers.

Towry makes four executive promotions

by Danielle Levy on Jul 30, 2014 at 09:33

Towry has promoted four of its senior partners to executive partners.

Barclays profits down 7% as PPI and litigation costs mount

by Danielle Levy on Jul 30, 2014 at 07:50

Barclays' pre-tax profit fell 7% fall to £3.3 billion over the six months to the end of June.

Standard Life denies it's in talks to buy London HQ

by Dylan Lobo on Jul 29, 2014 at 14:25

The Edinburgh-based firm has dimissed reports it is looking to buy a London base as the Scottish independence vote looms.   

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.

St. James's Place ups divi 40% as AUM hit £47.6bn

by James Phillipps on Jul 29, 2014 at 07:37

St. James's Place's saw assets under management (AUM) rise by 7% in the first half of the year to hit a record high of £47.6 billion although profits took a £7 million hit from the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) levy.

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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).

Overnight Markets: Nasdaq gains after Fed decision on rates

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 31, 2014 at 04:15

Banking shares gained the most after the US central bank gave a rosier assessment of the US economy.

Thursday Papers: US economy roars back with 4% growth

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 31, 2014 at 04:09

And bank bonus clawbacks could damage City’s competitiveness and impose direct costs of more than £260 million on the country’s banks, the industry has warned.

The top 10 least taxed countries in the world

International expatriation specialist Bradly Hackford has revealed the top 10 countries with low tax burderns across the world.

Sponsored Video: Opportunities emerge as production moves back home

As the UK coalition government strives to rebalance the national economy, so called 'reshoring' looks set to play an increasingly important role in economic recovery.

Investing for income in a changing environment

With talk on interest rates on the horizon, our latest roundtable debate covers income investing against a changing backdrop


This month's issue goes under the radar to investigate who has been buying - and who has been selling - major investment trusts.


BlackRock UK Special Sits: when will we sell our star holdings?

What would prompt Roland Arnold to sell the likes of Ashtead and Howden?

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