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Investments

FTSE falls as sanctions threat reignites Turkey sell-off

Lira resumes slide after US threatens Turkey with more sanctions if jailed church minister is not released.

FTSE tumbles as miners reel from commodities crunch

FTSE 100 loses more than 100 points as shares in miners are hit hard by dive in metal prices on strong dollar.

UBS trials Netflix-style investment recommendations

UBS could soon be applying recommendation algorithms to propose trades to its clients that mirror those used by Netflix and Spotify.

The 10 most profitable sectors in the UK

Here are the top ten sectors of the UK economy in order of least to most profitable.

Sanlam equity income study: 13 movers & shakers

We present 13 funds which have moved up or down the rankings by either riding the storm or being pulled off course.

Brewin Dolphin hires LGIM finance chief

The appointment of Siobhan Boylan ends Brewin's three-month search for a finance boss.

Asset allocation: 'There aren't enough ethical funds out there'

Hoyl Independent Advisers rigorously research and review funds before making its selection

Award launched for best ethical advice and investment firms

Consultancy Worthstone has launched the Social Investment Academy: Impact Awards for professionals, including advisers and firms, which offer pioneering investment solutions that benefit society and the environment.

Gars turns positive in July as it bets on Brazil & Canada

The managers of Standard Life Investments’ Global Absolute Return Strategies (Gars) fund have bet on Brazil and Canada to help drive returns, after the strategy’s performance turned positive in July.

Miners hit FTSE on flee to dollar amid Turkey crash

Miners weigh on FTSE as metal prices fall, dragged down by dollar's jump as investors flee to currency following Turkish lira's crash.

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18 Comments Play ‘I couldn’t define it’: We quizzed City workers on guidance vs advice

‘I couldn’t define it’: We quizzed City workers on guidance vs advice

We took a camera to the streets to ask City workers whether they understand the difference between financial advice and financial guidance. The results speak for themselves.

1 Comment Play We asked City workers about their pensions (and got surprising answers)

We asked City workers about their pensions (and got surprising answers)

In pursuit of answers, Ollie Smith and Citywire video producer Elliot Vick hit the streets around St Paul's to find out exactly how much City workers know about their pension savings.

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17 Comments How 23 advice firms charge their clients

How 23 advice firms charge their clients

We have compiled the fee structures of this year's New Model Adviser® cover star firms.