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Asset allocation: Threadneedle bets on Australian bonds to offset China fall

30 October 2014 | By Michael Berry

A sharp Chinese growth disappointment will send surrounding economies falling with it, but a bet on Australian government bonds could be insurance enough to smooth it out.

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Which women made it into Tilney Bestinvest's top 100 equity managers?

28 October 2014 | By Sam Macdonald

Tilney Bestinvest has this week named its top 100 equity fund managers in its latest report. Here Fundweb looks at the five women to have made the list.

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Commodities hit the buffers: Is now the time to buy?

4 October 2014 | By Michael Berry

Commodities have slumped to their lowest level in years as China sneezes and American harvests boom. So is now the time to buy in?

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Can Alibaba sustain its magic carpet ride?

26 September 2014

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

20 August 2014 | 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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