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Guernsey-based fund heading for UK

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The logos of Switzerland banking giants Credit Suisse and UBS are seen on December 5, 2014 in the city of Basel. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images) ©Getty
Sudden appreciation of franc has raised the prospect of job cuts and bankruptcies
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 31: A woman looks at damage in the Rockaway neighborhood where the historic boardwalk was washed away during Hurricane Sandy on October 31, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. With the death toll currently at 55 and millions of homes and businesses without power, the US east coast is attempting to recover from the affects of floods, fires and power outages brought on by Hurricane Sandy. JFK airport in New York and Newark airport in New Jersey expect to resume flights on Wednesday morning and the New York Stock Exchange commenced trading after being closed for two days. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) ©Getty Images
John Dizard wonders if the lack of storm losses has turned reinsurers into ‘climate refugees’
Anthony Armstrong Emery in Brazil, where he has established a successful property business
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Investor fears over Brazil homes scheme

Police investigate collapse of EcoHouse company

Stock market

Reveal fees, discretionary managers told

Report casts doubt on transparency of charges

Miners eye another round of spending cuts

Investors are taking a bleak view of commodities price falls

Net groups stir China’s finance sector

Alibaba and Tencent lead charge into mobile payments

Capital outflows behind renminbi fall

Financial flows, not trade, now drive China’s exchange rate

Factor investing is flavour of the month

But four-decade run of outperformance may not last

Long-term investors eye project finance pot

Infrastructure funding gap presents opportunities for institutional investors

Medtronic: the tax deal that got away

Medical tech group says $49.9bn takeover is not just about tax

Small can be beautiful but quality is key

Avoid the urge to punt the riskiest small-cap stocks


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