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MRB: fortune is still rewarding the brave on equity

by Peter Perkins on Apr 18, 2014 at 00:01

Investors need to keep a close eye on China, but avoid overestimating the probability of an adverse outcome

Sarasin renames AgriSar fund and lowers fees

by Robert St George on Apr 17, 2014 at 12:46

Sarasin has rebranded its AgriSar fund as the Food and Agriculture Opportunities fund.

How this top US fund is playing the shale boom in 7 stocks

on Apr 17, 2014 at 12:26

Ed Cowart and John Pandtle, managers of the Nordea 1 - North American All Cap fund, reveal the stocks they back to benefit from the US energy revolution.  

Canaccord Wealth's Jukes: why bitcoin could cause disruption

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 17, 2014 at 11:56

Robert Jukes, global strategist at Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management offers an insight into his investment thinking and outlines the potential impact of the rise of crypto-currencies.

M&G’s Rhodes sells BlackRock for Aberdeen income opportunity

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 17, 2014 at 10:42

Citywire + rated Stuart Rhodes is concerned about US valuations and has started to see some compelling opportunities in emerging markets after the sell off.

Six best ideas from this star European equity fund

by Wealth Manager Team on Apr 17, 2014 at 07:00

Stuart Mitchell has had an outstanding 12 months on the SWMC European fund and here he identifies six stocks he hopes can keep him on track.  

Citywire Scotland: the Turnberry countdown begins

on Apr 16, 2014 at 15:39

We can confirm a star-studded line up for our annual event in Turnberry running on 19-20 June. 

Franklin drops Templeton name from fund range

by Robert St George on Apr 16, 2014 at 13:00

Sir John Templeton’s name has been stripped from 15 funds managed by Franklin Templeton.

RWC's Gambhir: European equity valuation dispersions at 30 year high

by James Phillipps on Apr 16, 2014 at 11:09

RWC’s Ajay Gambhir says the dispersions in European equity valuations are at their highest level in 30 years, throwing up opportunities for long/short managers.

BlackRock shuts Evy Hambro’s small-cap mining fund

by Robert St George on Apr 16, 2014 at 11:07

A fund launched two years ago for Evy Hambro to invest in small-cap miners has been closed after failing to attract sufficient assets.

Mapping UK dividends: where the hotspots lie

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 16, 2014 at 07:00

With the first quarter out of the way, financial information firm Markit has updated its views on 18 UK sectors for the £75 billion income payout it believes the FTSE 350 will yield in 2014.   

Chatfeild-Roberts buys property for first time in more than 10 years

by Dylan Lobo on Apr 15, 2014 at 15:10

The search for income has drawn Jupiter chief investment officer John Chatfeild-Roberts to the asset class after a lengthy absence.

Citywire AA-rated small cap star quits Standard Life Investments

by Chris Sloley on Apr 15, 2014 at 12:33

European equity manager Kenneth Nicholson has brought the curtain down on a 13-year career with the firm.

Aviva hires Friends Life CIO for new investment role in Munro's team

by Eleanor Lawrie on Apr 15, 2014 at 11:19

As director of client solutions Mark Versey wil play a key role in delivering Aviva Investors' chief executive Euan Munro strategy for the firm.  

Five reasons why buying wealth firms may be too consensual

by Robert St George on Apr 15, 2014 at 10:48

Has buying stock in the listed wealth managers become too crowded a trade?

Consumer price inflation continues to slide

by David Campbell on Apr 15, 2014 at 09:42

Consumer price inflation (CPI) continued its nine month slide in March falling from 1.7% to 1.6% over the month

Performance review: SGPB Hambros’ Haynes recycles US profit into Europe

by Elsa Buchanan on Apr 15, 2014 at 09:41

SocGen's Peter Haynes on taking profits on US positions and moving into Europe.

EU promises crackdown on high frequency trading

by David Campbell on Apr 15, 2014 at 07:47

European regulators have promised the ‘strictest regulations for high frequency trading in the world’

Trust Insider: can German property trusts be rehabilitated?

by James Carthew on Apr 15, 2014 at 00:01

Summit Germany was among the casualties of the sector in 2009: does its return to AIM make an interesting entry point?

Stewart Cowley: the extraction of wisdom

by Stewart Cowley on Apr 14, 2014 at 14:30

As Old Mutual's bond guru recovers from a wisdom tooth operation, he anticipates a whole new taste sensation from markets after Mario Draghi finally 'gets it'.  

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