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PRA warns big regulatory fines put firms at risk of failure

22 October 2014 3:26 pm | By Samuel Dale

PRA chief excutive Andrew Bailey says US fines are posing a risk to financial stability.

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Opinion

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    Tilney Bestinvest CIO: Why the market correction could be healthy

    22 October 2014 4:08 pm| By Gareth Lewis

    While most equity investors won’t be cheering these moves, they must be put into the wider context of the very strong recovery posted by global equities since 2009.

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    Thesis' James Nield: Where next for property?

    22 October 2014 1:17 pm| By James Nield

    Since the dark days, the recovery in the residential property market is well established, particularly in London where the role of international buyers in this market is widely reported.

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    Vanessa Drucker: Don't diss a strong dollar

    21 October 2014 4:07 pm| By Vanessa Drucker

    Between 2011 and last May, the path of the dollar index was essentially flat. Even since then, the currency’s ascent has been subdued and, so far, the consequences have been mild.

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    Brian Tora: France and Germany need to lead revival

    21 October 2014 2:00 pm

    Some investors are turning to discount retailers as the UK’s major supermarket players face up to a tougher environment on the high street

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Fund Strategy

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Why Alliance Trust's Clements holds 'sin' stocks in his sustainable portfolios

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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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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FCA: What we are doing to prevent future fund collapses

21 October 2014 11:00 am

Our new cradle-to-grave fund supervision team will help us spot risks earlier.

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Profile: OMGI's Stephen Message on running £1bn at age of 25

17 October 2014 12:00 pm | By Sam Macdonald

Presented with a job at the age of 25, Stephen Message’s path to fund management is not an orthodox one

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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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