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New Year cheer: 10 managers starting 2018 on a high

by Michelle McGagh on Jan 18, 2018 at 16:38

We highlight 10 fund managers rising up the Citywire ratings and starting the year on the front foot.

Utilities drag down FTSE on summer price cap bill

by Daniel Grote on Jan 18, 2018 at 11:47

Utilities weigh on FTSE 100 as government plans to introduce energy price cap into law in the summer.

Barclays trader charged with fraud by US authorities

by Selin Bucak on Jan 18, 2018 at 07:39

Robert Bogucki accused of defrauding Hewlett-Packard by front running a £6 billion options order prior to Autonomy takeover.

Bubble popping? Bitcoin more than halves in crazy 48 hours

by James Phillipps on Jan 18, 2018 at 07:02

Various theories put forward to explain crash in value of crypto-currency before climb back to five-figure value.

The Expert View: Burberry, Spire and Beazley

by Michelle McGagh on Jan 18, 2018 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of fund manager and analyst commentary on shares, also including 4imprint and Ricardo.

Thursday Papers: Apple pledges to invest $30bn and pay $38bn tax bill

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 18, 2018 at 02:26

And National Audit Office found little evidence that private finance initiative (PFI) projects contracts are good value.

Overnight Markets: Dow closes above 26,000 for the first time

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 18, 2018 at 02:00

Technology and healthcare companies accounted for much of the gains.

Burberry and Pearson falls hit FTSE and Train

by Daniel Grote on Jan 17, 2018 at 14:15

Luxury brand and educational publisher fall to bottom of FTSE 100, dealing blow to big fund manager backer Nick Train.

Carillion fallout: government downplays Interserve fears

by Daniel Grote on Jan 17, 2018 at 13:17

Cabinet Office issues statement over Interserve after Financial Times reports ministers are 'very worried' about outsourcing group.

Provident sell-off strengthens as analyst sounds alarm

by Daniel Grote on Jan 17, 2018 at 11:57

Shares in Provident Financial tumble to bottom of FTSE 250 for second day in a row as Liberum warns the risks are 'still too great'.

The Expert View: Provident, JD Sports and Savills

by Michelle McGagh on Jan 17, 2018 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Tate & Lyle and National Express.

Wednesday Papers: Carillion held just £29m in cash when it collapsed

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 17, 2018 at 02:37

And Ferrero snaps up Nestlé’s US confectionery arm for $2.8 billion in cash making the Italian company third-largest sweets group in US market.

Overnight Markets: Dow pares 283-point gain to close lower

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 17, 2018 at 02:00

The S&P 500 traded above 2,800 for the first time earlier in the session.

Bullish fund managers pile into shares

by Michelle McGagh on Jan 16, 2018 at 14:41

Private investors may be showing signs of caution, but fund managers are growing more bullish, taking their shares holdings to a two-year high.

Carillion partners and suppliers count cost of collapse

by Daniel Grote on Jan 16, 2018 at 13:02

Companies working on Carillion projects and suppliers of failed firm outline the cost from its collapse.

Capita and Provident falls hit Woodford and Barnett

by Daniel Grote on Jan 16, 2018 at 10:22

Neil Woodford and Mark Barnett holdings Capita and Provident Financial fall on loss of contract and consumer credit problems.

The Expert View: HSBC, Just Eat and Pearson

by Michelle McGagh on Jan 16, 2018 at 05:00

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including William Hill and Watkin Jones.

Tuesday Papers: Scramble to contain fallout of Carillion collapse

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 16, 2018 at 02:34

And Melrose lays out plans for GKN as it steps up bid for the engineer.

Asia stocks take a breather to trade mixed

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 16, 2018 at 02:00

Nikkei 225 added 0.25% and remained close to multi-decade highs.

The fund managers hit by Carillion's collapse

by Daniel Grote on Jan 15, 2018 at 16:22

Fund managers had been dumping Carillion's stock in their droves last year, but some were still hit by today's collapse.

 

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