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FTSE steady amid caution over Russia sanctions

by Daniel Grote on Jul 23, 2014 at 14:50

FTSE steady amid caution over Russia sanctions

(Update) Profits warning hits GlaxoSmithKline. FTSE 100 edges higher despite fear of more punitive EU sanctions against Russia.


Investment Trusts: Sharpe ratios to the rescue!

Jul 23, 2014 at 08:00

How to use a Nobel prize-winning economist's measure to pick good investment trusts.

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What’s behind the rise of shareholder activism?

Jul 23, 2014 at 13:59

It has been a busy year for shareholder activism with a number of firms facing investor revolts over executive pay.  

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Chelverton's Taylor buys Jupiter and River & Mercantile

Jul 23, 2014 at 13:35

Top performing equity income investor's enthusiasm for fund managers and good dividends overcame his distaste for flotations.

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A global income newcomer HINTs at its potential

Jul 23, 2014 at 08:30

James Carthew assesses a global equity income investment trust that has been a little overlooked by investors.

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FOS appoints new chief executive

Jul 23, 2014 at 15:04

The FOS has appointed Caroline Wayman as chief ombudsman and chief executive.


FCA letter raises hopes of Sipp cap ad reprieve

Jul 23, 2014 at 14:34

Providers say ‘Dear CEO’ hints at UK commercial property exclusion.

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Succession acquires eighth IFA boosting assets by £100m

Jul 23, 2014 at 11:54

Succession has acquired a Halifax-based advice firm for £3m.


FCA imposes recruitment ban on network Financial Ltd

Jul 23, 2014 at 10:49

FCA has imposed a recruitment ban on network Financial.


Citywire Wealth Manager: for investment professionals

Is it time to harvest income from agricultural land?

Jul 23, 2014 at 14:34

UK farmland prices are expected to continue hitting record highs over the next year, albeit at a slower rate than seen over the last 18 months.

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Jeremy Grantham: M&A ‘explosion’ will raise bubble fears

Jul 23, 2014 at 13:49

A long-term uptick in financial deals will push markets to the brink, but the veteran investor is not concerned about a crash.

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Respite for gold investors as metal enjoys strong 2014

Jul 23, 2014 at 00:01

Gold investors are enjoying some respite in 2014 after a long period of falling prices, with the precious metal emerging as one of the year’s best plays to date

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Dan Roberts: my top 5 bulletproof divi stocks

Jul 23, 2014 at 13:55

Fidelity Global Dividend fund manager Dan Roberts highlights five stocks he is backing to prosper in a volatile market.

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Citywire Global: for international fund selectors

Overnight Markets: S&P 500 hits record on apple results

Jul 24, 2014 at 03:14

However, Boeing weighed on the Dow and conflicts in Ukraine and the Gaza Strip kept the broader market's gains in check.

BlackRock’s Asian equity star reveals top stock picks

Jul 24, 2014 at 01:31

Citywire A-rated Andrew Swan reveals four of his top country stocks and says Asia’s outlook is not as gloomy as investors are anticipating.

What Saudi Arabia's market opening means for foreign investors

Jul 23, 2014 at 13:41

Citywire Global canvassed three leading EM specialists to uncover the impact of the landmark move to open up its stock market.

US equity duo exits Mirabaud AM

Jul 23, 2014 at 13:11

Swiss asset management firm appoints equity income duo to run $124 million fund as existing lead managers depart.


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