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Sunday Papers: RBS report on treatment of SMEs accused of being partial

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 20, 2014 at 04:21

And the Financial Conduct Authority is looking to change the listing rules so a majority investor has to get the support of smaller shareholders to take a company private.

Saturday Papers: BlackRock challenges UK pension providers

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 19, 2014 at 05:21

And Barclays faces a barrage of shareholder anger over excessive pay following another troubling year for the bank.

Week Ahead: chuck the chocs and devour this data!

by Daniel Grote on Apr 18, 2014 at 09:30

Markets won't let another short week get in the way of churning out a whole heap of economic data.

Fund Fees: charge of the IT brigade

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 18, 2014 at 08:00

Over 40 investment trusts have cut charges or performance fees in a bid to remain competitive against unit trusts. Has your trust moved with the times?

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.

Friday Papers: RBS cleared of forcing clients into insolvency

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 18, 2014 at 04:48

And America’s two largest former investment banks report increased earnings but Morgan Stanley's profits rise and Goldman's fall.

Overnight Markets: S&P 500 and Nasdaq rise on earnings

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 18, 2014 at 04:45

Shares eked out modest gains as results from General Electric and Morgan Stanley beat estimates.

Franklin drops Templeton name from fund range

by Robert St George on Apr 17, 2014 at 16:08

Firm insists 'investment philosophies and management strategies have not changed in any way'.

BlackRock shuts Evy Hambro’s small company mining fund

by Robert St George on Apr 17, 2014 at 15:55

Firm says small Mining Opportunities fund suffered large withdrawals by investors and had shrunk below £1 million.

Why I'm keeping a beady eye on Mobius

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 17, 2014 at 12:04

Mark Mobius' Templeton Emerging Markets (TEM) investment trust looked attractive as I prepared Citywire's Top Trust portfolio.

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.

Mortgage tide turns as five-year rates creep up

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 17, 2014 at 09:00

The cost of five-year mortgages has started to rise as lenders price in future interest rate increases.

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.

Overnight Markets: US stocks advance on Yellen comments

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 17, 2014 at 04:08

Shares rose after Fed Chair Janet Yellen reaffirmed the central bank's commitment to keeping interest rates low and Yahoo! earnings topped estimates.

Thursday Papers: EU sanctions push on Russia falters

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 17, 2014 at 04:00

And UK interest rates are expected to climb to 1.75% next year, according to a Treasury survey of City economists.

Hargreaves Lansdown: we will review our prices

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 16, 2014 at 14:30

The UK's biggest funds supermarket holds out the prospect of more price cuts as it strives to remain competitive in the DIY investor market.

 

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