Bond fund surge threatens developing world

BIS warns of risk of sudden outflows destabilising market

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UK regulator finds best execution is not delivered consistently
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John Dizard believes rational investment is impossible in a market rigged by central bankers

Scottish funds hurt by referendum jitters

Corporate investors pull $14bn from 36 investment houses

Investors avoid Scottish exposure

Buyers strike on trusts with fixed assets such as infrastructure

US managers caught out by bond market rally

Active government bond funds underperform benchmarks

Risk fear as activist hedge funds up $8bn

Data provider Eurekahedge concerned about performance prospects

Liontrust fund suffers dismal year

Poor performance and mass outflows see 85% fall in assets

Neil Woodford who has set up WIM. Photograph: Rosie Hallam
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Spectre of fine inflation haunts big banks

Neil Woodford says risk unquantifiable but others see opportunity

Short sellers uncertain of Russian market

Fund managers adopt neutral position as EU sanctions continue

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Liquid alternatives fail to deliver

Investors undeterred by performance as assets pass $300bn mark

Broadband group Gigaclear targets Aim

Internet provider has backing of fund manager Neil Woodford

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