Diageo and Rémy lower Europe’s spirits

Beverages groups fall after weaker earnings outlook

Stocks gain as earnings and data please

S&P 500 has best week since July

Concentrated portfolios ‘key to outperformance’

Funds with too many holdings tend to hug the benchmark

Tesco falls on turnround plan caution

FTSE 100 advanced 0.6 per cent, or 41.08 points, to 6,625.55

Equities draw institutional investors

US stock market still seen as most attractive prospect

Active managers must work to justify fees

Lift focus on small-caps, diversifying strategies and new products

NY’s attorney-general subpoenas HFT firms

Schneiderman targets six traders as investigation widens

S&P 500 back in sight of record high

Reassuring Chinese data help lift Wall St

Bargain hunters help Britvic to break streak

Pockets of strength in wider market lifts the FTSE 100

CSX hit by uncertain journey ahead

US stocks gain after two choppy days of trading

Worst start for hedge funds since crisis

Performance hit by Ukraine, tech stock slump and yen reversal

ICE in Asia: Jeff Sprecher in his own words

ICE chief explains why Singapore is key to Asia

Pressure on ECB as inflation falls

Sharp drop in March stokes eurozone deflation fears

When use of pseudo-maths adds up to fraud

Many models tweak strategy to fit data or are just statistical flukes

Tesco helps retailers bounce on FTSE

Japan’s elderly curb effort to buoy stocks

Popular funds reflect steady income focus favoured by the over 60s

Stocks end higher after volatile session

Concerns about Ukraine situation intensify

Shell outperforms to hit two-year high

But miners lead the fallers as the FTSE 100 retreats

Gold miners suffer as bullion price dips

Technology and biopharma stocks also under pressure

IPO enthusiasm spreads to Europe

Biggest flotations in Q1 were in Amsterdam and Copenhagen