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Odey refuses to hand over Sky shares in takeover

by Robert St George on Jul 29, 2014 at 14:37

Crispin Odey is critical of BSkyB’s approach for Sky Deutschland, stating that he will not sell his shares in the deal.

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The Expert View: GKN, St James's Place and BP

by Michelle McGagh on Jul 30, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Tullett Prebon and Escher.


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.

SLI revamps £420m property fund

by Robert St George on Jul 29, 2014 at 10:35

Standard Life Investments has refocused its £420 million Select Property fund to emphasise direct holdings over real estate shares.

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.

The Gherkin up for sale for £650m

by James Phillipps on Jul 29, 2014 at 08:09

The Gherkin, one of the City's more recent iconic landmarks, has been put for sale by receivers with hopes it will reach £650 million.

BlackRock hard-closes another star European fund

by Robert St George on Jul 29, 2014 at 10:04

BlackRock has closed its European Opportunities Extension fund to new money, having taken similar action with several other European mandates over the past year.

RLAM's Talbut: 'Don’t sweat the small stuff, it’s the outcome that counts'

by Robert Talbut on Jul 28, 2014 at 12:55

How to navigate the challenges and opportunities being thrown up in the financial services sector.

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Jupiter profit falls 18% as private client sale costs reach £5.3m

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

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.

Heartwood breaches £2bn asset landmark

by Danielle Levy on Jul 30, 2014 at 09:53

Heartwood Investment Management saw record inflows over the first half of the year, particularly within its multi-asset fund range.

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.

Has retrospective treatment of tax schemes gone too far?

HMRC has identified some 1,200 potential tax avoidance structures including hundreds of film investment schemes. Described as 'draconinan' by some has it gone too far? We ask three wealth managers.

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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