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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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Which funds best defended your money during the tech turbulence?

29 July 2014 | By Pamela Morris

Fundweb looks at the funds that managed to ride out the recent sell-off in the tech sector and those that have delivered the best performance as the sector bounces back.

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Asset allocation: GAM stands firm as tech 'comes back into vogue'

28 July 2014 | By Pamela Morris

Investment manager James McDaid continues to favour the sector but is avoiding IPOs and certain tech stocks with “jaw-dropping” multiples

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