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FCA boss defends role in £237m mini-bond collapse

Andrew Bailey has defended the regulator’s handling of the collapse mini-bond manufacturer London Capital & Finance

Nick Train sinks £256m into Schroders as he pushes US invasion

In the latest of a series of punchy recent moves, Citywire AA-rated Nick Train has put around £256 million into Schroders, upping his stake by more than a third.

Wealth firm losses triple on staff exits and restructure

Losses at Kingswood blew out from £1 million to £3 million last year as an ongoing restructuring caused an £800,000 drag on revenue

Brewin closes in on £50m deal for Investec's Irish brokerage

Brewin Dolphin is in ‘exclusive’ talks with Investec over a possible €60 million (£52 million) takeover of the South African group’s Irish stockbroking business

Five shares the pros are buying and selling

Our regular roundup of trades by professional investors, featuring StatPro, JTC, CrossWord Cybersecurity, Datalex and Numis.

Charles Stanley Direct clients ignore fee hike to lift assets 15%

Clients of direct-to-consumer fund brokerage platform Charles Stanley Direct do not appear to have been deterred by an increase in fees last year

Senior Investec wealth manager took own life over regulatory probe fears

An Investec director took his own life because he feared losing his job over an internal probe into an ‘honest mistake’ a coroner has ruled.

Ruffer: we're racing into 'nine foot jump over 10 foot gap'

Policymakers around the world are accelerating into a ‘nine foot jump over a 10 foot gap’

Standard Life Aberdeen wins contract on £4.6bn fund service

Standard Life Aberdeen has been awarded a contract to provide multi-manager funds to clients of Skipton Building Society’s £4.6 billion investment service

Five shares the pros are buying and selling

Our regular roundup of trades by professional investors, featuring Mark Niznik of Artemis and Paul Mumford of Cavendish.

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