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Barclays investors await SFO’s criminal charges decision

Barclays investors await SFO’s criminal charges...

Investors with Barclays shares will be on high alert this week ahead of an expected announcement from the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) on whether it will raise criminal charges against the bank.

Published : 19, Jun 2017
Tidal wave of wealth transfer ‘to boost economy by £677bn a year’

Tidal wave of wealth transfer ‘to boost economy...

Upcoming wealth transfer of £2.8trn from the older to younger generation will boost the UK economy by £677bn a year, according to research.

Published : 19, Jun 2017
Greek debt deal gets nod from European markets

Greek debt deal gets nod from European markets...

European markets have signalled their approval for an eleventh-hour EU and IMF deal to provide Greece with another giant loan.

Published : 16, Jun 2017
Business confidence ‘plunges’ after hung parliament

Business confidence ‘plunges’ after hung parliament...

Business confidence in the UK suffered a sharp downturn in the wake of the hung parliament result in last week’s general election, according to the influential Institute of Directors (IoD).

Published : 12, Jun 2017
Investment groups reassure as Trump pulls plug on Paris accord

Investment groups reassure as Trump pulls plug...

Investment managers have played down Donald Trump’s decision to pull the US out of the Paris climate agreement, saying the effect on companies will be minimal.

Published : 2, Jun 2017
Investors scramble for shares as equity fund sales boom

Investors scramble for shares as equity fund sales...

Funds investing mainly in equities saw a buying spree in April as investors ploughed in £2bn into the products, according to the latest industry sales figures.

Published : 2, Jun 2017
Savers 'sleepwalking to uncertain retirement' in 'lifestyle' funds

Savers 'sleepwalking to uncertain retirement'...

Seven Investment Management (7IM) is calling on the government to make financial education on pensions a top priority.

Published : 26, May 2017
Oil prices slump but experts see rise to $60 before year end

Oil prices slump but experts see rise to $60 before...

Oil prices could rise in the months ahead and the price fall seen in the wake of OPEC's Vienna meeting may be a buying opportunity, experts have said.

Published : 26, May 2017
Sterling takes fright from Conservatives’ shrinking election lead

Sterling takes fright from Conservatives’ shrinking...

Sterling has suffered its biggest fall since April after a poll suggested the Conservative party’s lead in the UK general election had diminished.

Published : 26, May 2017
Royal Mail among stocks at risk of dropping out of FTSE 100

Royal Mail among stocks at risk of dropping out...

Recently privatised Royal Mail is in the danger zone for potentially being relegated out of the FTSE 100 index of the UK’s top shares, according to experts.

Published : 25, May 2017
Jupiter Merlin team warns on risk of ETF liquidity crisis

Jupiter Merlin team warns on risk of ETF liquidity...

Jupiter’s respected Merlin team of multi-managers has sounded a warning on exchange-traded fund (ETF) liquidity, as part of a downbeat series of predictions for global markets.

Published : 23, May 2017
Warning of ‘volatile summer for markets’ due to Trump and China

Warning of ‘volatile summer for markets’ due to...

Markets could turn volatile this summer as one of the biggest multi-asset investing teams in the City warned its forecasting models were indicating possible trouble ahead.

Published : 22, May 2017
Brooks Macdonald: Now is a dangerous time to invest in passives

Brooks Macdonald: Now is a dangerous time to invest...

The hype around passive products has never been more intense, but Brooks Macdonald Asset Management's Jon Gumpel warns that there could be danger ahead for passive investors.

Published : 10, May 2017
Volatility ‘fear indices’ drop to 24-year lows

Volatility ‘fear indices’ drop to 24-year lows...

Benchmark indices designed to show levels of ‘fear’ on the markets have continued their deep descent, with US measures reaching 24-year lows.

Published : 9, May 2017
Investors shifting behaviour on UK election threats

Investors shifting behaviour on UK election threats...

Many personal investors are changing their investment approaches because of the Government’s decision to call a general election in June, according to The Share Centre.

Published : 8, May 2017
Nigel Thomas tips UK infrastructure shares amid US plant hire trend

Nigel Thomas tips UK infrastructure shares amid...

Axa Investment Managers’ UK equity veteran Nigel Thomas has tipped infrastructure shares for success, pointing to a trend towards plant hire in the US.

Published : 8, May 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
Investment strategies: Brexit

Investment strategies: Brexit

Prospects for the UK may be less than clear before Brexit negotiations begin, but what can be agreed is that opinion is divided when it comes to UK assets.

Published : 21, Feb 2017
PA Wealth Manager Awards: C.Hoare & Co's Rob Jeffree

PA Wealth Manager Awards: C.Hoare & Co's Rob Jeffree...

Rob Jeffree, CIO at C.Hoare & Co talked to Portfolio Adviser ahead of the 2017 PA Wealth Manager Awards.

Published : 6, Feb 2017
PA Wealth Manager Awards: Coutts' Alistair Jex

PA Wealth Manager Awards: Coutts' Alistair Jex...

Coutts' Alistair Jex offers some views on the biggest opportunities and risks facing investors at the moment.

Published : 3, Feb 2017

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