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US bonds biggest threat to emerging markets, says JPM

by Eleanor Lawrie on Jul 30, 2014 at 07:00

Richard Titherington, manager of JPMorgan Emerging Markets Income, says another bout of turbulence in US bonds is 'biggest single risk' for his fund.

Where do retail bonds fit in my portfolio?

by Jennifer Hill on Jul 30, 2014 at 07:00

Experts discuss how retail bonds, an increasingly viable alternative to bond funds, can form part of an investment portfolio.

Current account overdraft: how much are you paying?

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 30, 2014 at 07:00

Confusion over how overdraft fees are calculated means some consumers are paying too much.

Woodford launch fuels record equity income fund sales

by Danielle Levy on Jul 29, 2014 at 13:17

UK Equity Income fund sector records higher sales in June than previous five months combined thanks to Neil Woodford's fund launch.

Electra fends off activist Bramson's restructuring plans

by James Phillipps on Jul 29, 2014 at 13:03

Electra Private Equity investment trust rebuffs activist shareholder Edward Bramson's attempts to overhaul strategy.

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.

Has supersized Gars bitten off more than it can chew?

by Jennifer Hill on Jul 29, 2014 at 08:00

Standard Life Gars, the biggest fund in the country, is one of three giants in the 'absolute return' sector. How would these funds do in a downturn?

Pacific Horizon: recovering but falling

by James Carthew on Jul 29, 2014 at 07:00

A turnround in performance hasn't stopped Pacific Horizon shrinking because not enough is done to avoid share tender offers. 

Overnight Markets: Wall Street little changed as deal news offsets data

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 29, 2014 at 05:31

Investors' optimism was limited by the day's economic data, which showed pending home sales unexpectedly fell 1.1% in June.

Tuesday Papers: ‘Reprehensible’ Lloyds under fire from Carney

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 29, 2014 at 05:28

And the IMF has raised concerns about rising pound despite a strong rebound in UK economy.

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.

Farmland in Chernobyl? Pension investments to avoid

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 28, 2014 at 15:44

Sipp operator warns of spike in overseas property investment schemes that could leave you short-changed.

Lloyds fined £218m over Libor rigging

by Daniel Grote on Jul 28, 2014 at 14:47

Fines by US and UK authorities also relate to attempts to manipulate government lending scheme.

How Templeton Emerging Markets stands up

by Jennifer Hill on Jul 28, 2014 at 13:00

Performance of Templeton Emerging Markets investment trust has faltered and there's concern who will succeed manager Mark Mobius. 

Pension liberation scheme seeks to appeal court ruling

by Michelle Abrego on Jul 28, 2014 at 10:15

The Pensions Regulator faces a challenge in its attempt to close down a pension 'liberation' scheme run by a former owner of Loaded magazine. 


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