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Thursday Papers: Growing Corporate debt echoes 2008 crisis

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 18, 2018 at 04:20

And US threatens to bar EU banks from exchanges over Brussels’ attempt to impose oversight of clearing houses.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street ends slightly lower after Fed minutes

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 18, 2018 at 01:00

Among the brighter spots was Netflix, which rose 5.3%, after reporting a surge in subscription numbers.

Star UK investor bullish after bruising AIM sell-off

by Michelle McGagh on Oct 17, 2018 at 14:43

Citywire AAA-rated James Baker has more than doubled investors' money over four years but his fund took a knock from last week's sell-off.

Surprise inflation drop seals state pension's rise

by Michelle McGagh on Oct 17, 2018 at 12:33

The state pension will rise by 2.6% next year, outpacing inflation, after a surprise fall in the pace of price rises to 2.4% last month.

Power players in German fund selection

by Dagmar Krause, Fabian Fuchs on Oct 17, 2018 at 11:44

A handful of big names are the driving forces in German fund distribution. The selection units at Deutsche Bank, Deka and Union Investment all wield a lot of power but who are the other key players in German fund selection?

Scottish Mortgage leads FTSE higher after US rally

by Daniel Grote on Oct 17, 2018 at 10:36

Global investment trust jumps towards top of FTSE 100 after big rally in US markets led by technology sector.

Smith beats Woodford with record £822m Smithson IPO

by Gavin Lumsden on Oct 17, 2018 at 07:30

(Update) Terry Smith has raised a record £822.5 million for his new Smithson investment trust, beating the previous peak for an investment company flotation, or initial public offer (IPO), set by Neil Woodford’s Patient Capital trust three years ago.

The Expert View: Merlin, Ocado and Bellway

by Michelle McGagh on Oct 17, 2018 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including McCarthy & Stone and Ascential.

Wednesday Papers: Uber targets $100bn valuation in IPO

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 17, 2018 at 04:42

And UK is set to seek longer transition to make free-trade deal.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street surges on upbeat earnings

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 17, 2018 at 01:00

Technology led the gains with a 2.6% rise, while healthcare rose 2.5%.

FTSE rises but Tesco falls as 'big four' lose market share

by Daniel Grote on Oct 16, 2018 at 16:45

UK's biggest retailer falls towards bottom of FTSE 100 as latest data shows 'big four' supermarkets continuing to lose market share to discounters.

Former Schroders small cap star to launch rival fund

by Vicky McKeever on Oct 16, 2018 at 16:38

Only two other fund managers have enjoyed Citywire's top rating for longer than small cap investor Paul Marriage.

Fund managers bearish on growth but cling onto shares

by Michelle McGagh on Oct 16, 2018 at 15:35

Fund managers are more bearish on global growth than at any point since the financial crisis, but are staying 'overweight' in shares.

Trio of bond launches entice with interest of up to 8%

by Michelle McGagh on Oct 16, 2018 at 11:00

Return of the 'Burrito Bond' is one of three bonds being offered to retail investors, with both rates and risks varying.

Budget: the taxes that could be hiked to 'end austerity'

by Michelle McGagh on Oct 16, 2018 at 10:57

The government's pledge to 'end austerity' will cost £19 billion a year according to the IFS, which outlines which taxes could rise.

The Expert View: Provident Financial, Convatec and Intu

by Michelle McGagh on Oct 16, 2018 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Greencore and Bunzl.

 

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