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Aviva Investors multi-asset research head quits to join Foreign Office

20 August 2014 12:22 pm | By Jon Yarker

Shamik Dhar is to become chief economist at the Foreign Office. 


Big bank and asset management names donate to Scottish referendum campaigns

20 August 2014 10:12 am | By Pamela Morris

Bruno Schroder and Angus Tulloch are amongst senior industry figures to make personal donations to either side of the campaign around Scottish independence.


MPC split over rate rise

20 August 2014 10:10 am | By Michael Berry

Two members of the Bank of England monetary policy committee broke ranks and voted for an interest rate hike, minutes from this month’s meeting show.


StanChart given high-risk client ban in $300m settlement

20 August 2014 9:00 am | By Michael Berry

Standard Chartered has been banned from dealing in US dollars with some clients following its $300m settlement with US regulators for poor action on money laundering.


Govt decided against further Royal Mail sell-off

20 August 2014 8:58 am | By Sam Macdonald

Business Secretary Vince Cable and his advisors considered the sale of the remaining 30 per cent stake following its listing five months prior.


M&G's Woolnough takes equity exposure below 3%

19 August 2014 1:54 pm | By Jon Yarker

Elsewhere duration trimmed by 0.1 years.


Salmond says sterling could be used as 'transitional' Scottish currency

19 August 2014 11:50 am | By Pamela Morris

Scotland’s first minister remained adamant that sharing the pound in a formal currency union with the UK is still the “best” long-term option for the independent country.

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Jupiter's Derek Pound to depart as Global Energy closes

19 August 2014 10:39 am | By Sam Macdonald

Pound has been with Jupiter since 1995 and is currently co-manager of the Jupiter Primadona Growth trust as well as a manager of the UK equity segment of the Jupiter Global Managed fund.


Inflation falls to 1.6% in July

19 August 2014 9:50 am | By Jon Yarker

Consumer Prices Index fell from 1.9% in June.


StanChart set to pay further $300m over anti-money laundering failings

19 August 2014 8:54 am | By Sam Macdonald

The latest allegations relate to failures to spot potentially illegal payments as a result of failings in its anti-money laundering checks.


Land banking fraud case costs FCA £2.5m

18 August 2014 2:25 pm | By Tessa Norman

Case which is yet to proceed to trial after cuts to legal aid has cost the regulator £2.5m. 

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LGIM US equities head Holland exits

18 August 2014 11:43 am | By Jon Yarker

Nigel Holland’s fund was merged into a trust earlier this year. 


Global dividends hit record highs

18 August 2014 9:50 am | By Michael Berry

European dividends shot up in the second quarter, pushing global dividends to record highs, Henderson Global Investors research shows.


ARC confirms £48m legal action against ex-trust manager

18 August 2014 9:10 am | By Sam Macdonald

ARC Capital Holdings has confirmed it is seeking damages of RMB480m (£48m) from the former manager of the $135m (£82m) ARC Capital trust.


Kames High Yield bond fund kicked off Wealth 150

15 August 2014 2:13 pm | By Jon Yarker

Hargreaves Lansdown feels it will be increasingly difficult for managers to add value.


UK GDP growth revised up to 3.2% for Q2

15 August 2014 12:09 pm | By Sam Macdonald

GDP increased 0.8 per cent over the second quarter.

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LSE appoints Sharon Bowles as non-exec director

15 August 2014 10:57 am | By Pamela Morris

Bowles stepped down from her role as MEP and chair of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee back in May 2014.


Another divisional director exits Brewin Dolphin

15 August 2014 10:15 am | By Sam Macdonald

Tracy Smith is currently on gardening leave.


Banks seek PRA concessions on ringfencing rules

15 August 2014 8:32 am | By Sam Macdonald

Lenders are in talks around the details of the John Vickers-proposed regime which requires banks to separate retail business and investment banking arm.


Axa IM global client group head exits

14 August 2014 2:44 pm | By Jon Yarker

Christophe Coquema has been appointed at Laurent Seyer’s replacement. 


ING IM downgrades Europe equity allocation

14 August 2014 2:29 pm | By Jon Yarker

View on Europe has gone from small overweight to small underweight.


Partnership agrees £150m property investment deal with Rothschild

14 August 2014 10:33 am | By Tom Selby

The insurer says the deal will further diversify its investment portfolio.


Confidence in UK asset classes surges year-on-year

14 August 2014 10:32 am | By Jon Yarker

However confidence in UK property continues to slide.


Zurich Collection list to include trusts this year

14 August 2014 9:26 am | By Jon Yarker

Zurich has announced plans to include investment trusts within its fund watch list.


BoE develops contingency plans for independent Scotland

14 August 2014 9:22 am | By Jon Yarker

Carney admits uncertainty around currency could raise stability issues.


Walker Crips poaches Barclays duo

14 August 2014 9:07 am | By Jon Yarker

Bill Newton and Andrew Powell join as stockbrokers


Credit Suisse AM confirms new CEO Foster

13 August 2014 3:53 pm | By Pamela Morris

Stephen Foster replaces Nigel Hill who stepped down as CEO back at the end of October last year.


Charteris Property fund assets plummet 73% after Yousefian exit

13 August 2014 3:51 pm | By Jon Yarker

Drop in AUM began day after Yousefian left the firm. 


FNZ COO exits in management restructure

13 August 2014 2:10 pm | By Sam Macdonald

Platform provider FNZ chief operating officer David Page has left the firm following a management restructure.


Schroders merges away Global Climate Change fund

13 August 2014 2:01 pm | By Pamela Morris

The fund will be merged with the Schroder QEP Global Core fund.


Ex-Schroders global equities head to replace outgoing Barings multi-asset trio

13 August 2014 12:00 pm | By Jon Yarker

Included in the Baring departures is head of multi-asset Percival Stanion.


BlackRock reopens European Dynamic fund

13 August 2014 11:09 am | By Jon Yarker

Preliminary charge for intermediaries waived.

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SLI profits and AUM hit record highs

13 August 2014 11:04 am | By Pamela Morris

Chief executive officer Keith Skeoch says the firm’s progress marks SLI as “one of the leading asset managers.”


Ashcourt Rowan poaches Brewin financial planning research director

13 August 2014 10:02 am | By Jon Yarker

James Brooks will assume role of business distribution director.


UK unemployment falls to lowest since 2008

13 August 2014 10:00 am | By Jon Yarker

UK unemployment rate now 6.4 per cent.


Japan GDP sees biggest fall since 2011

13 August 2014 8:58 am | By Jon Yarker

Economy suffers worst contraction since 2011 tsunami disaster.


Schroders unveils onshore version of Abercrombie's global EM fund

13 August 2014 8:55 am | By Jon Yarker

Fund will be managed the same way as $495m Schroder QEP Global Emerging Markets fund. 


L&G quits the ABI

13 August 2014 8:43 am | By Paul Thomas

Insurer believes it can lobby more effectively on its own.

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JPM Securities hires Sir Win Bischoff as chairman

12 August 2014 4:17 pm | By Jon Yarker

Bischoff replaces Tom Hoppe, whose tenure as chairman expires at the end of the year.


Canada deputy finance minister to join BlackRock

12 August 2014 4:00 pm | By Jon Yarker

Jean Boivin was deputy to Mark Carney when they both worked at the Bank of Canada in 2009. 

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