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Govt unveils plans for £2bn Lloyds retail offer

5 October 2015 9:23 am | By Mark Sands

Members of the public will be offered a 5 per cent discount on the price of the shares.


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Multi-manager opinion: What will it take for the US to hike rates?

5 October 2015 9:27 am

Despite plenty of specualtion, the Federal Open Market Committee left interest rates unchanged last month. So are we likely to see a trend for interest rate rises anytime soon?

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Investment Committee: China woes spread, but opportunities remain

17 September 2015 9:00 am

While a devaluation of the renminbi will help Chinese exports, a continued devaluation would do more harm than good, say experts.


Are bonds facing a liquidity crisis?

3 September 2015 1:30 pm | By Laura Suter

July saw the first outflows from bond funds, losing $600m (£383m) in the month alone, according to Lipper.  



Investment committee: Have Abe's three arrows worked in Japan?

1 October 2015 11:40 am | By Fund Strategy

The structural reforms proposed by Abe have been harder to realise, as Japan suffers from China market fallouts.


How would the British and Chinese stockmarket tie-up really work?

30 September 2015 3:40 pm | By Valentina Romeo

The stockmarket link could replicate the existing Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect programme.

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Vanguard's Blake: We are not biblically passive

10 June 2015 10:00 am | By Beth Brearley

The group is considering active funds and ‘smart beta’ strategies.


Fund manager profile: BlackRock's Justin Christofel

10 June 2015 10:00 am | By Laura Suter

BlackRock’s Christofel is keen to stand out from the large crowd when it comes to the new pension freedom rules.

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Will the China stockmarket falls continue?