IMF cannot join Greek rescue, board told

Move might delay decision on new programme for country

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A man looks at the Pudong financial district of Shanghai in this November 20, 2013, file photo ©Carlos Barria/ Reuters
Fund managers told now is a ‘golden period’ to invest in China
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Making money from distress is not that easy, says John Dizard

Brazil downgrade threat is danger sign

Markets shrug off the news but investors should not take heart from that

Funding Circle founders Samir Desai (left), James Meekings (centre) and Andrew Mullinger at their offices London Oct 13 Photograph © vicki couchman
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Funding Circle set to float fund

Group the first peer-to-peer platform to take such action in UK

Lagarde plays down China stock jitters

Asian economy is ‘resilient and strong’, says IMF chief

‘World currency means never saying sorry’

Escape from dollar zone requires Beijing to open up markets, writes James Kynge

Renminbi: What lies ahead?

Currency intervention problem looms

Neil Woodford. Photograph: Rosie Hallam
©Rosie Hallam

Rothschild and Woodford invest in Seedrs

Investment will enable crowdfunding platform to expand in the US

Carlyle and Apollo exit investments

The two private equity firms realise a combined $9bn

DM stocks no longer the path to EM growth

Fund managers are adjusting weightings as valuations become appealing

Factor investing proves useful to some

Blends of momentum, value and volatility stocks will not yet oust portfolios balanced by sector


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