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FCA: We came under 'massive' political pressure over Co-op/Lloyds deal

1 October 2014 2:40 pm | By Samuel Dale

FCA director says the regulator is under political pressure “all the time” and it would “ratchet up” towards the election.

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Patrick Collinson: Driving turbo profits

Fund Strategy - October 2014 | By Patrick Collinson

Alliance Trust’s Simon Clements is content to have ‘sin’  stocks in his sustainable portfolios because these are companies that aim to bring a wider benefit to society, such as through energy  efficiency, medical advances or profit-sharing among local communities

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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”.

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Can Alibaba sustain its magic carpet ride?

26 September 2014 12:34 pm

Alibaba’s IPO on the NYSE last week was the largest ever debut listing on the bourse, and its $68 a share price quickly soared a peak of $93.89 on the first day’s trading.

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Investors say union will bring 'relief' to markets

19 September 2014 12:53 pm | By Pamela Morris in Edinburgh

But some industry experts warn of more turbulence to come for sterling, economic growth and a possible postponed interest rate rise as political uncertainty over devolved powers looks set to continue.

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Edward Lam

Fund manager profile: Edward Lam

Fund Strategy - June 2014 | By Gary Jackson

The lead manager of Somerset Emerging Markets Dividend Growth is proving his fund a worthy aspirant for the asset class’s ‘golden standard’ 

Tom Dobell

Fund manager profile: Tom Dobell

Fund Strategy - May 2014 | By Gary Jackson

Supporting the underdog, going against the crowd and playing a long game are the keys to success for the M&G Recovery fund’s manager

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