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Wednesday papers: Cloud is ray of sunshine for Microsoft

1 hour 28 min ago
And US and EU close in on agreeing Russian financial sanctions over Ukraine.

Charles Stanley appoints new investment services director

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 13:07
In his new role as director of of investment management services, Dan Ellis will provide oversight of the London office to deliver the division’s strategic objective.

AssetCo agrees £100m deal for River and Mercantile

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 12:51
Martin Gilbert’s consolidation vehicle AssetCo has agreed the terms of a near £100m all-share purchase of River and Mercantile and its £50bn of client assets.

Podcast: The hangover that inspired me to bring clean water to millions

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 12:13
In this episode of The Day it All Changed, Scott Harrison reflects on the literal and spiritual hangover that inspired him to create the aptly named clean water charity, Charity: Water.

Trust Watch: Smithson leads the bargains after FTSE rout

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 11:20
In an update to our weekly Trust Watch, we take a quick look at yesterday’s big fallers and the potential buying opportunities they have created.

GAM launches Disruptive Growth strategy for the UK

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 11:16
GAM Investments has repositioned the Disruptive Growth fund for the UK market.

Former Abrdn CIO appointed chair of family office

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 10:59
Retired Abrdn veteran Rod Paris is joining Talisman Global Asset Management.

Canaccord Genuity expands Worcester office with new hire

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 10:50
Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management has appointed financial planner, Harry Plunkett, as it grows its Worcester office's influence in the region.

The Ruffer Guide: Caught between a rock and a hard place

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 10:06
Don't forget to pack both your wellies and sun cream Ruffer's Duncan MacInnes advises in his latest column, with the forecast looking distinctly mixed for 2022.

Liberum Trust Tips: Our 15 ‘alternatives’ plays for a tricky year

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 09:50
Analysts at Liberum have set out their top trust picks this year in 'alternative' sectors in lending, specialist property, private equity and emerging markets.

FTSE closes up 1% despite sea of red on Wall Street

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 09:41
The FTSE 100 closes higher despite another tumultuous opening for Wall Street ahead of a key monetary policy meeting.

FTSE stabilises after global selloff but clouds still loom

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 09:41
The FTSE 100 regained some poise after yesterday’s selloff as bargain hunters snapped up cheap stocks, with sentiment helped by a dramatic bounceback on Wall Street overnight.

FCA promises action on firms dodging client redress

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 09:07
Regulated businesses using company and insolvency law to avoid paying full redress will face regulatory action if clients do not get the best deal.

Quilter Cheviot director David Miller calls time on 40-year career

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 08:35
After a 'nervous' beginning back in 1980, Miller decides the time has come to bring the curtain down on a career that has endured some high market drama.

Credit Suisse issues profit warning as litigation costs mount

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 07:51
A fourth quarter legal provision of Chf500m (£405m) has increased the pressure on the Swiss banking giant.

Share Tips: IAG, Boohoo, Emis, Beazley and Spirax-Sarco

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 05:00
Our daily roundup of analyst and fund manager commentary on shares.

Tuesday papers: Investors sold out of IPOs early at record rates last year

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 03:07
And Boris Johnson rocked by new Downing Street lockdown party allegation.

FTSE recovers poise after intense sell-off

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 01:52
London 8.15am: The FTSE 100 has recovered 0.7% after plunging to a one-month low yesterday afternoon as fears mounted over a Russian attack on Ukraine.

US stocks reverse huge losses to finish up, but Asian markets dive

Tue, 01/25/2022 - 01:52
US stocks staged a stunning turnaround at the end of the day, with all indices in the black, but this did not carry over into Asia, where markets were suffering heavy losses in early trading.

FTSE slumps 2.6%, growth trusts plunge as Ukraine fears push US into correction

Mon, 01/24/2022 - 16:15
Update: A negative US open pushes FTSE 100 sharply lower with Scottish Mortgage Trust down 8% as the New Year selloff of growth stocks continues.