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Woodford Patient Capital plunges as Prothena trial fails

Prothena, one of the big biotech bets of fund manager Neil Woodford, has failed a key drugs test, wiping two thirds from its market value and souring third anniversary of his Woodford Patient Capital Trust.

Citywire South West Retreat: pictures from Day 2

A selection of pictures from the second day of our annual South West event held at Marriott St Pierre, Chepstow last week.

Mark Stevenson: oil is the dumbest place to put your money

Futurist Mark Stevenson says that investing in oil is not just a risk to the environment but also your investment.

Investors pull £323m from R&M funds after Rodrigs exit

Redemptions of £165 million and £158 million have been taken from the UK Smaller Companies fund and the UK Dynamic fund respectively.

Bond manager Jon Mawby exits Man GLG

Co-manager Andy Li will assume sole responsibility for the firm's Global Corporate Bond and Strategic Bond funds.

Bumper dividend growth hides underlying FX weakness

A sharp bounce in sterling’s exchange value versus the dollar was a stiff headwind for UK dividends in the first quarter

Argonaut’s profit falls by 76% as AUM dips

Argonaut Capital’s profit took a 76% hit as the company’s assets fell by over £500 million.

Ashburton enlists Fidelity to run multi-asset funds

Ashburton Investments has enlisted Fidelity International to help run its multi asset funds.

Schroders appoints two bond managers

Schroders has appointed Robbie Boukhoufane and Alan Wilson as portfolio managers within the global multi-sector fixed income team.

Capita jumps as Woodford and Barnett back cash call

Shares in embattled outsourcing group rally as investors welcome turnaround plan, with fund groups Woodford and Invesco backing rights issue.