Pressure on the Bank of England to raise interest rates was handed another blow on Wednesday unemployment fell and UK earnings growth, while beating expectations, failed to outpace inflation.
Shareholders “flexing their muscles” over remuneration packages has led to an improving attitude among FTSE directors towards pay, but there is still “some way to go” on the issue, the Investment Association says.
Stuart Barnett has been appointed chairman of the Kleinwort Hambros board of directors following the retirement of Warwick Newbury.
Global fund managers are becoming increasingly bearish on corporate profits, with the amount thinking they will improve over the next 12 months falling to the lowest level since November 2005, according to the latest BofA Merrill Lynch fund manager survey.
Old Mutual Global Investors has announced the launch of the Old Mutual Financial Contingent Capital Fund, marking the asset manager's first foray into the contingent convertible (Coco) bond market.
David Jupp is set to takeover running Quilter Cheviot’s Birmingham hub from Sean Rafferty, head of the office for the past 12 years.
The gap between stated and adjusted profit in FTSE 100 companies is at a 10-year high, according to AJ Bell which has raised fears firms are intentionally “muddying the waters”.
More than half of passive UK gilt funds have been awarded FE’s top accolade for their index-tracking ability, compared with just 18% of global equity funds.
The picture for UK companies looks “murkier” despite them posting bumper profits in the last financial year, according to the latest data from The Share Centre.
UK high street bank Lloyds, which owns Scottish Widows, may be about to announce a major push into pension and investment products as part of a three-year growth plan.
Sanlam has removed four funds from its list of top-rated UK equity income funds – the White List – in its latest biannual study of the sector.
Allianz Global Investors has announced its Global Equity Insights fund will be available to UK retail investors, a sign of its commitment to the UK market.
Stonehage Fleming has announced the hire of Eva Sheppard as a senior director in its investment management division.
Passive funds have enjoyed a stellar time in the US as valuations ride higher and higher. Here, IG Group's Oliver Smith looks at the six best ETFs to access booming US markets.
A couple who claimed Coutts mismanaged their discretionary portfolios have won a fight for compensation after taking their case to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS).
The global equity bull market has further to run, despite industry concern it has reached a peak, according to Charles Stanley.
Investors need to stop viewing 'Rubik's Cube' multi-asset funds as a one stop solution to deal with all their needs, BMO’s Gary Potter has said.
Kames Capital fixed income specialists David Roberts and Phil Milburn will join Liontrust early next year to run three new bond funds, the firm announced today.
Best-buy fund lists compiled by direct-to-consumer platforms favour affiliated funds and those paying higher commission, research by the Financial Conduct Authority has found.