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High Court delivers landmark ruling on staff poaching in broker row

by Dylan Lobo on Jul 30, 2014 at 10:37

The case was triggered by an employee of Sunrise Brokers who refused to work his notice period after accepting a job with a  rival firm.    

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.

Analysts upbeat on Jupiter despite private client revenue hit

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

(Update 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.

Bankers' bonuses to be subject to up to 10 years clawback period

by James Phillipps on Jul 30, 2014 at 10:33

The Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority plan to increase the clawback period for bankers’ bonuses to up to 10 years and extend the deferral of remuneration by a minimum seven years for senior managers.

Barclays supports FTSE as investors shrug off sanctions

by Daniel Grote on Jul 30, 2014 at 11:00

Barclays shares jump as results less bad than feared. Fresh Russia sanctions cause few ripples in markets.

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.

Ex-Schroders exec Noach joins Santander

by Robert St George on Jul 30, 2014 at 08:16

Santander Asset Management has hired a former senior manager from Schroders.

Barclays profits down 7% as PPI and litigation costs mount

by Danielle Levy on Jul 30, 2014 at 07:50

Barclays' pre-tax profit fell 7% fall to £3.3 billion over the six months to the end of June.

Overnight Markets: US stocks decline on weak outlook from UPS

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 30, 2014 at 04:20

United States’ new sanctions on Russia in the energy, arms and finance sectors further weighed on investors’ sentiment.

Wednesday Papers: EU and US toughen sanctions on Russia

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 30, 2014 at 04:05

And UBS, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank have been drawn into a deepening probe of banks’ anonymous “dark pool” trading venues.

UK economy in strong position to withstand inevitable rate rise

by Helen Harjak on Jul 30, 2014 at 00:01

With the end of ultra-low interest rates looking increasingly certain, the debate has turned to how well the UK is positioned to withstand tightening monetary policy.

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.

Fidelity hires ex-JPM and Aberdeen bond chief

by Robert St George on Jul 29, 2014 at 14:34

Fidelity Worldwide Investment has recruited fixed income veteran Charles McKenzie from JP Morgan Asset Management.

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.   

The 15 charts revealing wealth managers' key investment calls

on Jul 29, 2014 at 13:10

With all the talk of a looming sell off in risk and the uncomfortable rise in bond yields, we ask our readers where their convictions lie in our latest wealth manager survey.  

Barclays bosses face second lawsuit over dark pools

by Danielle Levy on Jul 29, 2014 at 12:47

A US investor is suing Barclays alongside its current and former bosses over losses suffered in relation to its dark pool.

Woodford effect: UK equity income attracts record inflows in June

by Danielle Levy on Jul 29, 2014 at 12:23

UK equity income funds attracted a record inflow of £1.4 billion in June, buoyed by star manager Neil Woodford's high profile fund launch.

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.

The suitability race: how to drag wealth firms into the 21st century

by David Campbell on Jul 29, 2014 at 10:44

Many firms face a challenge keeping up with the most tech-literate clients without alienating the late-adopting majority, while meeting regulatory demands.  

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