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Accumulator: FTSE falls after Fed rate confusion

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:35:00 Z

Dovish comments from Fed officials initially drive FTSE 100 higher only for it to fall later. Today's market report comes with our exclusive Accumulator market data table. Read more

Global fears knock FTSE, ‘Boris block’ boosts pound

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 12:04:00 Z

UK market follows Wall Street south as US-China trade war hits corporate profits. Pound rallies from this week's lows as MPs pass measure making it difficult for next prime minister to suspend Parliament to force no-deal Brexit. Read more

Fidelity’s Morse: we’ll be ‘fighting hard’ to win assets from Darwall’s departure

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 07:42:10 Z

Fidelity European fund manager Sam Morse is keen to attract some of the investors likely to move following the departure of rival Alexander Darwall from Jupiter. Read more

The Expert View: Saga, GVC and Hotel Chocolat

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 04:30:00 Z

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, including Rightmove and Persimmon. Read more

Allianz’s Macdonald: why didn’t everyone do their due diligence on Woodford?

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 09:09:00 Z

Global fund manager Lucy Macdonald praised St James's Place for its analysis into embattled manager Neil Woodford but asked why others did not do the same deep dive into his track record. Read more

OLIM: weak pound gives false idea of UK dividends

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:06:24 Z

UK dividends grew by an ‘anaemic’ 0.5% in first half of the year once currency effect of dollar's strength against the pound is stripped out, says Patrick Harrington of OLIM Investment Managers. Read more

Woodford lifts cash pile to £657m with NewRiver exit

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 16:22:00 Z

Beleaguered fund manager Neil Woodford has raised up to a further £200 million in disposals this month. Read more

Thursday Papers: Musk-backed startup unveils brain-implant technology

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 04:08:33 Z

And shares in Saga climbed after it was revealed that activist hedge fund Elliott Management has bought a stake. Read more

The Expert View: ASOS, Easyjet and EI Group

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 04:30:00 Z

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, including MoneySupermarket and Greggs. Read more

Danimation: how much should you pay for funds?

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 14:40:03 Z

Investing involves a lot of uncertainty. One thing you can be sure of though, is how much you pay for your funds. Read more

Friday Papers: Asos issues second profit warning in seven months

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 03:55:35 Z

And global finance ministers have warned that Facebook's digital currency Libra could wreak havoc on financial markets. Read more

Neptune maestro Geffen gives son big fund opening

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 06:00:00 Z

Neptune Investment Management boss Robin Geffen has appointed his son as assistant fund manager on three funds in a reshuffle across its investment team. Read more

Overnight Markets: US stocks gain as top Fed official cements rate-cut hopes

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 Z

Netflix tumbled 10.3% after the company’s quarterly results missed targets for new subscribers overseas. Read more

Majedie manager swaps income stocks for bioscience

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 08:00:00 Z

Yuri Khodjamirian, co-manager of Majedie UK Income fund, has left the City to retrain in bioscience enterprise. Read more

Sunday Papers: Centrica ready to chop dividend

Sun, 21 Jul 2019 05:02:35 Z

And the British government has summoned Tehran’s top diplomat in London over seizure of a British-flagged tanker. Read more

Saturday Papers: HS2 cost overrun stretches to £30bn

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 06:00:00 Z

And Small investors, who own more than 20% of Thomas Cook, will see value of their stakes virtually wiped out in a planned a rescue deal. Read more

Overnight Markets: US stocks fall as investors digest mixed earnings results

Thu, 18 Jul 2019 00:00:00 Z

CSX reported weak results pointing to the impact of ongoing trade tensions between the US and China. Read more

FTSE falls as pound steadies after flat inflation

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 15:15:00 Z

(Update) Sterling rose after yesterday's tumble on hard Brexit fears as inflation held steady at 2%, while the FTSE 100 slid 0.7%, led down by Johnson Matthey. Read more

Fund managers trim cash on US rate cut, China truce hopes

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 06:12:00 Z

Fund managers have put a bit more money back into the stock market, encouraged by dovish comments from the US Federal Reserve over an interest rate cut and signs of progress in US-China trade talks. Read more

The Expert View: Burberry, AG Barr & Experian

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 04:30:00 Z

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, including ITV and Abcam. Read more