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  1. June 20, 2014

    Wealth managers slow to adopt technology

    The worst banking crisis in living memory, followed swiftly by the kind of regulatory upheaval not seen since the “Big Bang”...

  2. April 30, 2014

    Thorntons’ recovery melts away

    Shares in Thorntons fell almost 20 per cent on Wednesday morning after a spring trading update from the Derbyshire...

  1. March 30, 2014

    Movers & shakers: March 31

    ● Neuberger Berman has appointed Charles Soullard to lead its client efforts in France. Mr Soullard joins from OFI Asset...

  2. January 31, 2014

    More transparency for platforms, but more complexity too

    In Douglas Adams’ The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and...

  3. November 14, 2013

    Charles Stanley to buy investment manager Evercore Pan-Asset

    Charles Stanley is to buy Evercore Pan-Asset, the investment manager specialising in low-cost index tracker funds,...

  4. July 19, 2013

    Online cybercrime rings forced to home in on smaller prey

    Wall Street’s banks and brokerages came under a sustained cyber attack last Thursday as hackers attempted to bring down...

  5. June 14, 2013

    The UK wealth managers you rate the highest

    Wealth management is a tricky industry to judge. There’s lots of secrecy, on all sides. Few of us are ever inclined to...

  6. June 11, 2013

    Market volatility lifts IG Group

    A rise in market volatility from the Cyprus “bail-in”, the price of gold and market movements in Japan helped boost...

  7. May 26, 2013

    Movers & shakers: May 27

    ● Legal & General Investment Management has appointed Emiel van den Heiligenberg as head of asset allocation. He will join...

  8. May 7, 2013

    Online fund platforms set to draw more DIY investors

    Quicker, easier, cheaper. All of the benefits of the ecommerce revolution are brought to the world of personal investment...

  9. March 29, 2013

    Wealth managers sign up to social media

    Some of the City of London’s most venerable wealth managers are taking a leap into the brave new world of social media in a...

  10. March 18, 2013

    Torotrak takes stake in Flybrid

    Technology developed to cut fuel use by Formula 1 cars could soon debut in buses and trucks after Torotrak, the UK...

  11. February 1, 2013

    Trail-free platform launched

    Charles Stanley, the stockbroker, is relaunching its Fastrade share dealing service and Fundchoice funds platform as Charles...

  12. January 25, 2013

    Charles Stanley boosts managed funds

    An increase in its discretionary funds in the past few months has helped boost Charles Stanley’s funds under management to...

  13. January 22, 2013

    HR Owen profit to exceed annual forecasts

    Strong sales of Rolls-Royces and Bentleys buoyed HR Owen, the luxury car dealer, in the second half of the year, building on...

  14. January 20, 2013

    Warning over firms’ back-office failings

    Investment managers’ options for outsourcing their back-office solutions are too limited, making it difficult to reduce the...

  15. January 4, 2013

    Advisers opt to ditch independence

    Private investors will no longer be offered “independent” advice by some of the UK’s largest financial advice firms,...

  16. December 20, 2012

    Watchdog doubtful on Stansted deregulation

    The fees Stansted Airport charges airlines are unlikely to escape regulation over the next decade after the Civil Aviation...

  17. November 30, 2012

    I predict the tide is turning for energy

    Investing in the energy sector has been a terrible idea over the past few years. I should know. About 20 per cent of my...

  18. November 8, 2012

    Levy hurts Charles Stanley

    Charles Stanley’s pre-tax profits in the first half of this year have been hit by a higher than expected levy from the...

  19. October 3, 2012

    Delays ahead: rail franchising in disarray

    If FirstGroup’s shareholders are happy about anything this morning, it will be that their chief executive is also a lawyer....

  20. August 29, 2012

    Chime gets boost from Olympics

    Higher promotional budgets coinciding with the London Olympics have buoyed first half revenues at Chime Communications, as...

  21. August 14, 2012

    JJB Sports contributor writes off venture

    The newest shareholder in JJB Sports has written off the value of its investment in the UK sportswear retailer, five months...

  22. July 13, 2012

    Currency movements hit Experian

    Experian was the biggest faller on the FTSE 100 as adverse currency movements hit its revenue, while the wider index was...

  23. June 15, 2012

    Savers face advice confusion

    Clients of some of the largest wealth management firms in the UK are left in the dark about the type of advice they will be...

  24. April 20, 2012

    IAG secures discount to complete BMI deal

    International Airlines Group has completed its purchase of BMI from Deutsche Lufthansa but will pay much less than the...

  25. April 12, 2012

    Monarch aims for profit with reshuffle

    Monarch Airlines has appointed a new finance director in a management reshuffle that will also give chairman Iain Rawlinson...

  26. April 5, 2012

    Small caps: Proteome jumps on licence deal

    Proteome Sciences jumped 14.9 per cent to 40.25p on news it had signed a licence agreement for its stroke biomarker...

  27. March 27, 2012

    Mothercare to step up store closures

    Mothercare is poised to accelerate its store closure programme in the UK as the baby goods retailer strives to revive its...

  28. March 4, 2012

    Casualties mount as brokers are squeezed

    Last year’s tough markets brought a wave of consolidation among London’s independent stockbrokers, and senior brokers say...

  29. March 4, 2012

    City stockbrokers push up retainer fees

    London’s independent stockbrokers are pushing up retainer fees and competing increasingly fiercely for corporate clients as...

  30. February 21, 2012

    Commission reform poses threat to IFAs

    Mid-sized retail investment groups are expecting a surge in new business because of new regulations set to be introduced...

  31. February 21, 2012

    Rathbones optimistic despite Europe crisis

    Rathbone Brothers beat analysts’ expectations by reporting a 30 per cent rise in pre-tax profit for the past year, as the...

  32. February 19, 2012

    Passenger volumes key for transport groups

    European airlines have spent recent years adjusting capacity for weak growth in demand, and analysts are looking at yields –...

  33. February 10, 2012

    Bidders ready to battle for Edinburgh Airport

    First-round bids for Edinburgh airport are due on Monday in what is expected to be a fierce battle for one of the UK’s...

  34. February 9, 2012

    Hargreaves warns on new business growth

    Hargreaves Lansdown reported strong earnings growth for the six months to December, but the retail investment broker warned...

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    February 8, 2012

    Thomas Cook: travelling out of India

    embed1 Thomas Cook announced Wednesday that it planned to sell its India business – in which it owns a 77 per cent stake –...

  36. February 8, 2012

    SuperGroup profit warning weighs on shares

    Shares in SuperGroup fell by almost a fifth after the international fashion group warned that slowing sales in January would...

  37. February 1, 2012

    Small-caps: Takeover delay hits Synchronica

    Synchronica fell 13.3 per cent to 10.6p on Wednesday on news that an offer for the company from Myriad, a developer of...

  38. February 1, 2012

    Johnson Matthey lifted by car industry

    Strong demand from Asia and North America has helped Johnson Matthey, the world’s largest supplier of catalytic converters,...

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