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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.

Aberdeen co-founder takes wealth firm public to fund acquisitions

by Robert St George on Apr 17, 2014 at 12:39

European Wealth, the firm founded by Aberdeen co-founder George Robb, has staged a reverse takeover of its parent company that will see it list on AIM.

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.  

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.

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.

Google and IBM disappoint, raising tech crash fears

by James Phillipps on Apr 17, 2014 at 08:01

Shares in Google slumped by 6%, wiping $22 billion off the value of the company after it failed to meet analyst expectations, despite growing its profits by 3% in the first quarter.

Ashcourt Rowan recruits area director from RBS

by Robert St George on Apr 17, 2014 at 07:00

Ashcourt Rowan has named John Spink as area director for its financial planning arm.

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.  

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.

FTSE rises as jobless fall adds to economic cheer

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 16, 2014 at 11:28

Chinese growth data and a fall in UK unemployment lift the pound and FTSE 100 but experts question if the figures justify all the optimism.

The Expert View: Resolution, Debenhams and GKN

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 16, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including 4imprint and Manx Telecom.

Pound spikes after inflation fall while FTSE falters

by Daniel Grote on Apr 15, 2014 at 11:28

Slowing demand for metals and poor UK retail sales data weigh on the FTSE 100, but another drop in inflation causes sterling to jump.

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?

The Expert View: Lloyds, Antofagasta & Glencore

by Michelle McGagh on Apr 15, 2014 at 05:01

Our daily roundup of the best analyst commentary on shares, also including Jardine Lloyd Thompson and Real Estate Investors.

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?

FTSE recovers as US rises on Citigroup cheer

by Daniel Grote on Apr 14, 2014 at 16:00

Reassuring results from banking giant Citigroup buoy markets rally after the worrying developments in the Ukraine.

5 shares the pros are buying and selling

by David Campbell, Robert St George on Apr 14, 2014 at 05:01

A roundup of trades by professional investors. This time, we look at G4S, Northgate, ZincOx, Phoenix Group and Sinclair IS Pharma.

Who won & lost in a dramatic year for UK All Companies funds

by Robert St George on Apr 11, 2014 at 14:35

Citywire Discovery reveals the winners and losers after a year of big change in the UK All Companies sector, which saw one of its stars, Richard Buxton, change jobs.

Hargreaves leads FTSE sell-off after price cut

by Gavin Lumsden on Apr 11, 2014 at 11:28

The FTSE 100 tumbles after another sharp drop in US tech shares. Hargreaves Lansdown slides 5% after Morgan Stanley cuts price target.

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