Easyjet and Glencore big winners
Miners drag down index
Investors in the UK are beginning to realise they cannot ride the wave of optimism brought by the arrival of a Conservative majority government forever.
After years of pegging its currency to the dollar, China has taken the unexpected step of allowing its currency to depreciate. It is unclear exactly how much the renminbi will be allowed to fall, but there have been tangible consequences on global investments...
BoE governor has spoken to fund groups about risks
Anthony Cross, co-manager of the Liontrust Special Situations fund, argues investors may need to show substantial resolve when picking stocks for the long term.
Blue chips fall to lowest point since January
Mining sector suffers further falls
Core inflation rises to highest level in five months
How manageable are economic threats?
M&G has seen £3.4bn retail net outflows in the first six months of the year and has warned profits are expected to be "dampened" for the rest of the year as investors continue to shun fixed income funds.
River & Mercantile's Dan Hanbury has been upping exposure to stocks from the "distressed" mining sector in his £257m UK Income portfolio, in the belief they offer "compelling" value following a further slump in commodity prices.
A Greek tragedy and metaphorical fireworks in China have provided rich material for headline writers so far this year. Meanwhile in the UK, the economy is continuing to strengthen and companies are operating in an environment of little or no inflation,...
Charges currently 'not fair' for large wealth managers
Mirabaud Asset Management has poached James Southern from Sanlam FOUR to work in the newly-created role of sales director.
We are not awash with great books about the industry we work in, so any new ones are always worth a look.
The news the government and the FCA are to launch a major review into consumer access to financial advice has been widely welcomed.
The growth of financial services technology – 'fintech' – has changed the advice process irreversibly, but where does it leave the adviser?
Fund managers and economists have reacted to the surprise news that only one MPC member voted for a rate rise this month, saying the UK economy is 'not out of the woods yet'.
Aviva Investors has posted "inadequate profits" once again in the first half of 2015, down 22% from the figure for the same period last year, despite a slowdown in outflows.
Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has seen a 12% jump in assets under management, boosted by the expansion of its international business in the first half of the year, despite a fall in advisory assets.
It seems like Martin Wheatley's leaving present to the industry is an attempt to tackle the cash deposit market and easier transfers of cash ISAs.
Shares in Standard Life fell 3% in early morning trading as half yearly results revealed a drop in annuities sales had hit the Edinburgh-based group's profits.
Don't blame the dividend