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Pound knocks FTSE but mid caps rise on Brexit deal defeat

Pound knocks FTSE but mid caps rise on Brexit deal defeat

Stocks focused on UK economy rise as investors lay bets government's huge parliamentary defeat will lead to Brexit delay

Overnight Markets: Netflix-led tech rally lifts Wall Street

But gains were capped by disappointing earnings reports from JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo

May crashes to historic defeat as MPs shred Brexit plan

MPs rejected Theresa May’s Brexit deal by a historic margin of 230 votes, with a significant number of her own party defying Conservative whips.

AJ Bell cuts passive fund charges as assets hit £140m

Online stockbroker has reduced charges on three of the biggest funds in its six-strong passive multi-asset range.

Investors shirk big bets as Brexit deal vote looms

Pound and UK domestic stocks dip ahead of parliamentary vote on Brexit deal, while bookies fall on fears of tighter US regulation

Investec launches sustainable fund for small cap star Evans

Citywire AA-rated Matt Evans has a background of ethical investing, having run Threadneedle's Ethical UK Equity fund.

Provident Financial deals further blow to Woodford and Barnett

Shares in doorstep lender slump on profit warning, dealing another blow to big fund manager backers Neil Woodford and Mark Barnett.

The Expert View: JD Sports, Dechra and PageGroup

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Restore and Gamma Communications

Tuesday Papers: May at risk of humiliating Brexit defeat

And fears of global slowdown increased as China reported shrinking exports

Overnight Markets: Wall Street falls as China sparks global slowdown worries

Earnings season began on a positive note as Citigroup beat profit estimates and the bank’s shares added 4%

M&G's Global Themes fund gets fourth manager in six years

Alex Araujo takes on reins of once top-performing £2.1 billion fund after departure of Jamie Horvat.

China fears drag FTSE into red ahead of Brexit vote

Disappointing China exports reignite fears over world's second largest economy, sending stock markets falling

Investec’s Mundy looks to profit from investors’ ‘capitulation’

‘We like it when there’s blood on the streets,’ says UK value fund manager, who sees opportunities in investors’ ‘capitulation’ on a number of stocks.

David Stevenson: buy into Asian Prosperity while you still can

Our columnist unveils his latest Hidden Gem, a value-focused Asian fund that has just reopened its doors to new investors.

5 shares the pros are buying and selling

Our regular roundup of trades by professional investors, including four Citywire AAA-rated fund managers' latest buys

Monday Papers: Theresa May warns Brexiteers of EU trap

And ‘Bad bets’ see Bill Gross’s Janus Henderson fund fall below $1 billion.