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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tuesday Papers: May makes last ditch plea to break Brexit impasse

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 16, 2018 at 04:52

And Italians shift money to Swiss safe-haven on fears of euro rupture.

Overnight Markets: Tech stocks drag Wall Street lower

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 16, 2018 at 01:00

Bank of America declined 1.9% even as it reported a 35.1% jump in third-quarter earnings.

FTSE back above 7,000 as Superdry and Convatec dive

by Daniel Grote on Oct 15, 2018 at 15:15

FTSE 100 swings into gains but shares in 'mid-cap' stocks Convatec and Superdry hammered by profit warnings.

Blue Whale attacks top Train and Smith stock Sage

by Michelle McGagh on Oct 15, 2018 at 14:38

'The competition is killing it slowly', says Blue Whale Growth manager Stephen Yiu, as Nick Train addresses Sage's troubles.

Show us how green you are, watchdog tells pensions

by Elliot Smith on Oct 15, 2018 at 11:34

City regulator consults on rules requiring pension scheme providers to show how climate change factors in their investment decisions.

4 shares the pros are buying and selling

by David Campbell on Oct 15, 2018 at 05:00

Our regular roundup of trades by professional investors, featuring Provident Financial, AFH Financial, Yew Grove Reit and Revolution Bars.

Monday Papers: Brexit talks break up amid border impasse

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 15, 2018 at 04:26

And hedge fund Bridgewater has warned Fed could turn ‘hot’ economy to ‘mediocre’.

Asia stocks decline on lingering trade, US rates concerns

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 15, 2018 at 01:15

Softbank saw its stock dropping by around 5% in the morning over concerns of the company's ties to Saudi Arabia.

Sunday Papers: Cabinet mutiny threatens to kill May’s Brexit

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 14, 2018 at 07:00

And £30 million rescue deal was ignored by Patisserie Valerie management.

Saturday Papers: Patisserie Valerie secures lifeline

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 13, 2018 at 06:59

And Facebook has warned that 30 million users were exposed in cyber attack.

The funds that dived and thrived in a torrid week

by Daniel Grote on Oct 12, 2018 at 17:18

A heavy sell-off in 'darling' AIM stocks took a big bite out of some funds, while one fund surged 11% in the sell-off.

Top AIM investor shocked by Patisserie Valerie crisis

by Vicky McKeever on Oct 12, 2018 at 13:54

Citywire AA-rated fund manager Paul Mumford writes off his investment as Patisserie Valerie warns it is on the brink of collapse.

Scottish Mortgage leads FTSE rebound as trusts rally

by Daniel Grote on Oct 12, 2018 at 11:05

Global investment trust recovers from yesterday's sell-off and jumps to the top of FTSE 100, as investment trusts lead market recovery.

BlackRock wins race to run £30bn Scottish Widows funds

by David Campbell, Elliot Smith on Oct 12, 2018 at 08:58

Scottish Widows has awarded a contract to manage £30 billion in passive index strategies to BlackRock.

 

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