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Gary Shepherd

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Gary joined Last Word Media in 2009, becoming editor of Portfolio Adviser a year later. Previously, he worked at Incisive Media with roles across its Professional Adviser, Investment Week, Bloomberg Money and Mortgage Solutions titles. Gary has been shortlisted for various awards, winning Headline Money Investment Writer of the Year in 2010.

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PA ANALYSIS: Time to put your feet up as ‘fear index’ drops to lows?

PA ANALYSIS: Time to put your feet up as ‘fear...

As the world neared a confrontation between two nuclear powers last week, the VIX index of volatility fell to a three-year low in an almost wanton display of indifference.

Published : 28, Apr 2017
UK economic growth weaker as inflation hits services

UK economic growth weaker as inflation hits services...

The UK economy grew at a lower-than-expected 0.3% year-on-year in the first quarter as inflation dented the services sector.

Published : 28, Apr 2017
Old Mutual Wealth in record quarter as platform and funds surge

Old Mutual Wealth in record quarter as platform...

Old Mutual Wealth has reported a 59% rise in net flows in a record quarter, as the business continues to prepare for a stock market flotation.

Published : 28, Apr 2017
Cash was king as investors ran for cover amid Brexit triggering

Cash was king as investors ran for cover amid...

Cash funds saw a surge in sales in March as investors fretted about the triggering of Article 50, according to data from one of the UK’s biggest distributors.

Published : 27, Apr 2017
Eurozone sovereign bond divergence ‘may signal opportunities’

Eurozone sovereign bond divergence ‘may signal...

Recent divergence between eurozone sovereign bond yields may be based more on perception than reality and offer opportunities for investors, according to M&G Investments.

Published : 27, Apr 2017
Pharma giant AstraZeneca slides on lacklustre results

Pharma giant AstraZeneca slides on lacklustre...

AstraZeneca shares were trading slightly lower this morning after the firm reported a 12% fall in revenues thanks to a decline in sales of a flagship cholesterol treatment.

Published : 27, Apr 2017
Lloyds Banking Group rockets by 3.6% as profits surge

Lloyds Banking Group rockets by 3.6% as profits...

Shares of Lloyds Banking Group have rallied after the group beat expectations in its first-quarter results.

Published : 27, Apr 2017

Five funds with niche styles to diversify your...

The Share Centre's Sheridan Admans has tipped five funds with niche styles that might offer investors a diversification opportunity.

Published : 25, Apr 2017
Schroders expands Maximiser range with US Equity Income launch

Schroders expands Maximiser range with US Equity...

Schroders has launched a US Equity Income Maximiser fund targeting 5% of income a year from the world’s largest stockmarket.

Published : 25, Apr 2017
PA ANALYSIS: The European funds to back if bank rally continues

PA ANALYSIS: The European funds to back if bank...

European shares rallied after the first round of France’s presidential election yesterday, but which funds stand to take advantage of any change in market leadership?

Published : 24, Apr 2017
Sterling-driven dividend bonanza continues but underlying numbers fall

Sterling-driven dividend bonanza continues but...

The UK equity market pumped out 9.5% more dividends in the first quarter than the previous year as sterling’s weakness continued to magnify the payouts.

Published : 24, Apr 2017
PA ANALYSIS: What to expect as the big banks report results

PA ANALYSIS: What to expect as the big banks report...

Wealth managers will be keeping a keen eye on the banking sector this week as four of the sector’s biggest players report first-quarter results.

Published : 21, Apr 2017
PA ANALYSIS: Inflation’s ‘retro revival’ and how to counter it

PA ANALYSIS: Inflation’s ‘retro revival’ and how...

Snap elections, rogue communist states and curious beards... today shares many similarities with the 1970s, but is inflation set to be the ultimate parallel with politics of the past?

Published : 20, Apr 2017
RBC Wealth Management expands servicing team

RBC Wealth Management expands servicing team

RBC Wealth Management has expanded its servicing team with four hires to look after corporate clients.

Published : 20, Apr 2017

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