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Everyone likes to start January afresh. Look at Jeremy Corbyn. He’s taken to January with such vim that he can barely bring himself to stop cleaning out his shadow cabinet. So, it’s hardly surprising that some take the chance to spruce up their CVs, and weigh their options. Pensions minister Baroness Ros Altmann has even […]

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Invesco Perpetual challenger fund beats SLI’s GARS inflows

Invesco Perpetual’s Global Targeted Returns fund has seen larger inflows than Standard Life Global Absolute Returns fund in the past year. In the 12 months to 20 January Invesco Perpetual’s GARS challenger fund clocked up £3.6bn of net inflows, compared to £2.9bn for Standard Life’s fund. The Invesco Perpetual fund, run by three former GARS […]

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UK house prices up 7.7%

UK house prices increased 7.7 per cent in the year to November 2015, according to new figures from the Office of National Statistics. The figures show the average house price was £288,000 in November. Over the year to November house price annual inflation was 8.3 per cent in England, 1.3 per cent in Wales, 0.4 […]

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Peter Hamilton: FCA needs to be brave to avoid another HBOS

The main conclusions of the long-awaited report on the failure of HBOS were depressingly predictable: the HBOS board was ultimately responsible for the bank’s failure but the FSA (as it was then) did not appreciate the full extent of the risks it was running and did not take sufficient steps to intervene before it was […]

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