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Cover story: The sharing economy

19 May 2015 9:00 am | By Daniel Ben-Ami

The sharing economy has potential for investors and business, but its detractors say it will not be as transformative as some think.

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News Analysis

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What led to Deutsche Bank’s whopping £1.7bn fine?

7 May 2015 9:00 am | By Tessa Norman, Laura Suter

Deutsche Bank has been handed a record total fine of £1.7bn for its role in rate rigging in a saga that has been ongoing for seven years.

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The Polemic

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The Polemic: Explaining the inside-outers

7 May 2015 10:15 am | By Daniel Ben-Ami

Inside-outerism sees those inside the state or official institutions instead view themselves as outsiders.

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Regulation

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'We all die together': Why Barclays was handed record FCA fine

20 May 2015 5:22 pm | By Tessa Norman

Details published by the FCA reveal traders formed tight-knit groups through chat rooms, entry to which was closely controlled.

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Trends

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Healthcare innovation is driving returns

7 May 2015 10:00 am | By Andy Acker

The rapid pace of innovation in healthcare is unprecedented, driven by an ageing population and the emergence of new therapies.

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Investment Trusts

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IT opinion: Will Woodford lead to investment company pick-up?

18 May 2015 10:00 am | By Annabel Brodie-Smith,

Neil Woodford’s new investment company may lead to more advisers looking into the structure.

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Platforms

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The Platforum: How ‘open’ are open architecture platforms really?

21 April 2015 | By Annalise Toberman

Platforms across Europe are concentrated on a few asset managers, but why?

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Multi-manager

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Multi-manager verdict: What's the outlook for European bonds?

15 May 2015 10:19 am

This month Switzerland became the first ever government to sell longer-dated 10-year bonds at a negative interest rate, with the issue oversubscribed. We ask the experts: what will be the impact of this issue and what is your outlook on European bonds?

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Multi manager profile: Waiting for the rise

7 May 2015 10:11 am | By Laura Suter

Schroders multi-manager head Marcus Brookes is waiting on the Fed to raise rates, he tells Laura Suter, two years after moving to the asset manager from Cazenove.

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Stateside

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Stateside: The shadow of the next grizzly

13 May 2015 10:00 am | By Vanessa Drucker

After a 6-year bull run, investors should be preparing themselves for a correction.

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Roundtable

M&A is set to increase in 2015 says RGP's Simon Collins

Fund Strategy - December 2014 | By Simon Collins

If the intelligence gained from a number of recent conferences I have been at are anything to go by then we look set for an active period of M&A. There seems to be genuine interest from institutions, asset and fund management groups securing further funds from ...

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Sector focus

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Sector focus: Wired for volatility

7 May 2015 9:31 am | By Brian Tora

Technology has delivered some strong performance, but is not for the faint-hearted.

FE Research

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Why we are not seeing another dot com bubble

7 May 2015 8:20 am | By Patrick Enright

A tech boom is occuring, with start-ups such as Uber seeing keen interest. Valuations are creeping up and more M&A is on the way.

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VCTs

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2014/15 to offer slimmer pickings in VCTs

February 2015 - Fund Strategy | By Ben Yearsley

This year’s VCT market offers attractive opportunities in a smaller market than the 2013-14 vintage.

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ETFs

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UK equity ETFs ripe to be revisited

13 May 2015 9:00 am | By Adam Laird

The UK has seen a resurgence, but which ETFs are the best bets?

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Structured Products

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The danger of assumptions on structured products

7 May 2015 10:12 am | By Ian Lowes

Many assume structured products were the reason for Keydata’s failings but some of the products have become top performers.

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Alternatives

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Alternatives: Peer-to-peer growth surprises all

18 May 2015 10:00 am | By Christine Farnish

Peer-to-peer platforms have seen lending volume growth exceed all expectations.

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Square Mile Research

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Square Mile: ​The hidden depth of covered call strategies

20 May 2015 9:04 am | By Jason Broomer

Funds using covered call strategies could be particularly good for income-hungry clients in their retirement.

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Manager profile

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Fund manager profile: Axa IM's Chris St John

20 May 2015 10:00 am | By Beth Brearley

While last year was tough for mid-cap stocks, Axa IM’s Chris St John tells Beth Brearley this year is looking ripe.

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Focus

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Invesco Perpetual: Woodford leaving was a good thing

13 May 2015 4:16 pm | By Beth Brearley

Neil Woodford leaving the fund house was a positive, says Invesco Perpetual chief investment officer Nick Mustoe.

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Collinson

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Collinson: Fidelity's Nicholls says China growth is no concern

22 May 2015 10:00 am | By Patrick Collinson

A year on from taking over from Anthony Bolton on the Fidelity China Special Situations investment trust Dale Nicholls dismisses fears of lacklustre China growth.

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Big Interview

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Invesco Perpetual: Woodford leaving was a good thing

13 May 2015 4:16 pm | By Beth Brearley

Neil Woodford leaving the fund house was a positive, says Invesco Perpetual chief investment officer Nick Mustoe.

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