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Louise Hill

Louise joined Portfolio Adviser in December 2016 as one of the editorial team’s news reporters based in London. Originally from Liverpool, she is an NCTJ-qualified journalist and began her career in 2014 working on local newspapers.

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Why the Bank of England is the 'real' public enemy number one

Why the Bank of England is the 'real' public enemy...

The Bank of England is the real reason behind the UK’s rising inequality and soaring asset prices but has been “skulking away invisibly” in the background, according to Tim Price of Price Value Partners.

Published : 26, Jun 2017
The new regulation most asset managers do support

The new regulation most asset managers do support...

Asset managers have welcomed a new regulation which aims to tackle financial crime and money laundering in the industry, according to a survey by Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions.

Published : 26, Jun 2017
IA's decision to drop new sector plans "disappointing"

IA's decision to drop new sector plans "disappointing"...

The Investment Association’s decision to drop its idea to launch a new mid-cap sector for funds has been branded “disappointing” by fund pickers.

Published : 26, Jun 2017
Less than 'ethical' funds named and shamed

Less than 'ethical' funds named and shamed

A hub providing ‘impact investing’ research for advisers has launched a review to name and shame ethical funds with less than squeaky clean portfolios.

Published : 23, Jun 2017
Orbis Investments: Target the micro for solid investment returns

Orbis Investments: Target the micro for solid...

A dedicated stockpicker who is happy to talk about holding companies ‘forever’, Ben Preston wants investors to refocus on the long-term picture.

Published : 23, Jun 2017

Brexit: Five charts to show how the vote has hit...

One year on from the shock of the Brexit referendum and the UK's decision to leave the EU, we delve into the data to find out exactly how the result has hit investments.

Published : 23, Jun 2017
PIMFA chairman: ‘We must ensure regulatory impact is proportionate’

PIMFA chairman: ‘We must ensure regulatory impact...

The incoming chairman of a newly merged trade body for wealth managers and advisers has pledged to fight the industry’s corner in talks with the government and regulators.

Published : 23, Jun 2017

Forget FANGs, it’s time to stick your teeth into...

While the FANG stocks have stolen the limelight over the past decade, Portfolio Adviser looks at the new group of tech stocks in town threatening to steal their crown.

Published : 22, Jun 2017
Octopus launches two AIM VCTs as demand soars

Octopus launches two AIM VCTs as demand soars

Octopus Investments has announced it is raising £30m for two new AIM VCTs in reaction to “exceptional demand” for the vehicles.

Published : 21, Jun 2017
76% of UK investors refuse costly financial advice

76% of UK investors refuse costly financial advice...

Three-quarters of UK investors would refuse to pay for financial advice, a survey by Legg Mason Asset Management has revealed.

Published : 21, Jun 2017
Ashburton: Oil prices can still rise to $60 a barrel this year

Ashburton: Oil prices can still rise to $60 a...

As oil prices slumped to yet another low on Tuesday, Ashburton's Richard Robinson argued now is the time to take advantage of the “significant opportunity” before prices soar by the end of this year.

Published : 20, Jun 2017
Morningstar downgrades Fidelity small cap fund

Morningstar downgrades Fidelity small cap fund...

Morningstar has downgraded the Fidelity European Smaller Companies fund from a silver to bronze, casting doubts on its three-pronged management style.

Published : 20, Jun 2017
Sterling plummets on Carney rate hike rejection

Sterling plummets on Carney rate hike rejection...

Sterling fell on Tuesday morning in reaction to Mark Carney's claim that “now is not yet the time” to hike interest rates in the UK.

Published : 20, Jun 2017
Legg Mason poaches top salesman from JP Morgan

Legg Mason poaches top salesman from JP Morgan...

Asset manager Legg Mason has poached Alexander Barry from JP Morgan to head up its UK sales team, it announced on Monday.

Published : 19, Jun 2017

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