Pearson leaps and Merlin dives as FTSE slips
Education group Pearson thrills investors with positive update after tough two years but Merlin Entertainments plunges as security fears deter visitors.
Investors remain sanguine on South Korean tensions
The threat of nuclear war did not seemed to overly worry investors in South Korea this year, with the index returning an impressive 18.6% YTD.
10 investment professionals react as inflation hits 3%
With inflation hitting its highest level in five years, we collate the views of some top investment professionals.
Jupiter hires Bluebay US credit specialist for bond team
Jupiter has hired BlueBay US corporate credit analyst Charlie Spelina for a specialist role in its fixed income team
Black Monday Memories: Zurich's Thompson: 'We moved to daily pricing that day!'
In a special series, leading City figures give us their recollections of Black Monday, 30 years on, Zurich Investment Services UK head of authorised funds Jon Thompson remembers it being his first day of daily pricing
BlackRock: six important investment ideas
BlackRock's chief investment strategist Richard Turnill offers some investment food for thought for the rest of 2017.
SSGA takes lead in battle for lowest fee ETF
State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) lowered fees on 15 existing exchange traded funds (ETF) t to ultra-low level of 0.03% helping it surpass Vanguard as the lowest cost offering on the market.
Inflation hits five year high of 3%
The consumer price index (CPI) hit 3% in September, a level not seen since May 2012, increasing expectations of a November interest rate rise.
Woodford ups stake in Provident Financial
Star fund manager Neil Woodford doubled down on Provident Financial last night as the company starts to rally.
Black Monday Memories: why Paul Mumford didn't start stockpiling beans
In a special series, leading City figures give us their recollections of Black Monday, 30 years on from the great crash of 1987. It turned out to be a great opportunity for Paul Mumford, who could pick up great stocks on the cheap.
The false sense of security around executive pay
To mark Good Money Week, Epworth's Stephen Beer asks why shareholder rebellions appear to be in decline.
Jilted: Why do deals fall apart?
When the Rathbones and Smith & Williamson merger was shelved, it piqued the interest of many in the City, who questioned why what seemed all but a done deal suddenly fell apart.
Is Fidelity's fee switch a key moment for fund pricing?
We asked the market what they thought of Fidelity's new 'fulcrum fee' announced earlier in the week.