26 September 2014
With a growing number of challenger banks listing in the UK this year, UK managers have embraced the opportunity to find a ‘purer’ play on the country’s financial sector than larger institutions.
23 September 2014
Barclays has been hit with a £38m fine for failing to adequately protect clients' funds, the Financial Conduct Authority has confirmed.
22 September 2014
Barclays has hired former Citigroup banker Akshaya Bhargava to head up its recently restructured wealth management business, following the exit of Peter Horrell in June.
19 September 2014
Look at the media at the moment and you would be forgiven for thinking we Brits have become obsessed about our place in the world, as well as nationalism and constitutional matters.
12 September 2014
Barclays has appointed Aviva's John McFarlane to succeed Sir David Walker as chairman in 2015.
02 September 2014
European Wealth has opened an office in Manchester, expanding its regional network into the North West of England, after recruiting a pair of former Barclays investment managers.
14 August 2014
Walker Crips has poached two more stockbrokers from Barclays as it expands its investment team.
08 August 2014
US high yield bond funds and ETFs have seen record outflows this week, according to Lipper data, amid a spike in yields for the asset class in both the US and UK.
01 August 2014
Bailed out by the taxpayer but still paying what many consider to be huge bonuses, banks continue to come under fire. But are they really that bad?
30 July 2014
Barclays said today its underlying profits for the first half of the year had fallen 7% after a drop in investment bank revenue, while it also reported another huge bill to compensate PPI customers.
11 July 2014
Barclays will scrap its 6,500-strong cashier team in October, converting them into 'community bankers' with iPads.
08 July 2014
UK equity income managers have found their early purchases of Lloyds Banking Group thwarted by a longer than expected delay in the bank restarting dividend payments.
04 July 2014
High street banks are using Wonga-style bullying letters to chase customers for payments.
26 June 2014
Barclays’ share price has fallen 5% this morning following news US prosecutors has initiated a fraud case against the bank.
09 June 2014
Jupiter’s new CEO Maarten Slendebroek talks about fund pricing, taking over from Edward Bonham Carter, and what the future holds for the group.
The IMA Sterling Strategic Bond sector has become increasingly popular in recent years, with its flexibility hugely attractive in a low yield environment.
The strong dollar has been the bane of equity markets, placing pressure on earnings. But Simon Laing, head of US equities at Invesco Perpetual, argues investors need to look back at the 1980s, when markets soared alongside the dollar’s strength, for investment inspiration.
A string of fines and legal costs has obscured banks' true earning power in recent years. Moreover, banks are now run by prudent risk managers, argues Tony Coniaris from Harris Associates.
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