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FCA fines Deutsche Bank £4.7m for reporting failures

28 August 2014 10:38 am | By Tessa Norman

Deutsche Bank breached FCA rules on transaction reporting over a six-year period. 

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Opinion

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    Vanessa Drucker: Equal before the law in New York

    28 August 2014 2:12 pm| By Vanessa Drucker

    This blog has previously noted that no high ranking financial executives have been prosecuted for behaviour that helped precipitate the 2008 credit crisis. But on a different note, Dominique Strauss-Kahn could not exploit his status to avoid arrest in Manhattan - even though he was already widely expected to become the next French president.

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    How to get more of the right clients – and more income

    28 August 2014 2:00 pm

    Slowly the wheel has turned, and many IFAs now seem ready to build a bit more scale on top of the solid foundations they have carefully built

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    Bonds vs equities: A 30-year picture

    28 August 2014 9:00 am

    Asking simple questions often provides a useful means of highlighting how perceptions can differ from reality.

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    Liontrust: Why we (still) like Glaxo

    27 August 2014 1:43 pm| By Julian Fosh

    The basis of the Economic Advantage investment process is that the best share price returns come from companies with a (hidden) competitive advantage stemming from one of three distinct intangible asset strengths: intellectual property, strong distribution and high levels of recurring revenue.

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Fund Strategy

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Schroders' Brookes already preparing for the recovery aftermath

Fund Strategy - July 2014 | By Philip Scott

The global economy is further down the recovery road than people think, says Schroders’ Marcus Brookes, who is already prepared for the aftermath. He speaks to Philip Scott

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Featured

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John Chatfeild-Roberts: Yield trip full of surprises

17 June 2014 1:24 pm | By John Chatfeild-Roberts

The strength of government bond markets has surprised many this year.

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Nick Poyntz-Wright: Why the FCA is concerned about adviser fee disclosure

13 June 2014 3:29 pm | By Nick Poyntz-Wright

As it approaches its next phase of thematic review, the FCA has discovered that many firms’ approach to disclosure was “going into a restaurant and being asked to order without being allowed to see the menu or the price list”.

Analysis

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Lombard Odier: Ageing tech kings' 'fake' buybacks suck wealth from investors

20 August 2014 3:49 pm | By Michael Berry

Many old guard technology companies’ buybacks are “fake” and channelling money to employees at the expense of shareholders, Lombard Odier Funds Technology co-manager Bolko Hohaus says.

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Henderson's HINT manager boosts Asia Pacific exposure

15 August 2014 3:06 pm | By Pamela Morris

Ben Lofthouse has added mainly to Chinese equities following signs of reforms in the country’s state owned enterprises.

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Fund manager profile: Jacob de Tusch-Lec

Fund Strategy - Apr 2014 | By Gary Jackson

Hooked on investment at 13, the Artemis Global Income fund manager revels in the competitiveness of the ‘game’

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Wealth manager interview: Gareth Lewis, Bestinvest

Fund Strategy - Apr 2014 | By Julie Minett

”We are now five years-plus post-Lehman and a lot of people are already forgetting the lessons”

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