29 July 2015
Barclays helped boost the FTSE 100 today after chairman John McFarlane announced increased profits and a strict cost-cutting exercise in the interim company's results.
21 July 2015
Equity income strategies are set to remain in favour but dividend growth rather than headline yield is becoming increasingly important, according to Henderson High Income's David Smith.
20 July 2015
Strong performance from financials bumped up UK payouts to a second quarter record of £29.2bn this year, according to the latest Capita Dividend Monitor.
20 July 2015
Barclays is planning to cut over 30,000 jobs in the next two years, after firing chief executive Antony Jenkins earlier this month.
08 July 2015
Barclays chief executive Antony Jenkins is to leave the bank as the board of directors calls for a change in leadership with a "new set of skills".
03 July 2015
Matt Hudson, manager of the £694m Schroder UK Alpha Income fund, has increased his weighting to banks, despite industry concerns about the threat to dividends from the record level of regulatory fines imposed recently.
18 June 2015
Mike Fullalove has joined Barclays Wealth and Investment Management from Alliance Bernstein as its new head of fund products.
03 June 2015
Asset allocators are refusing to be swayed by a recent rally in commodity prices, saying the bounce is far from sustainable for a sector which remains “on life support”.
01 June 2015
Some of the largest British banks have launched a review to determine whether allegedly corrupt payments involving football officials have passed through their books.
26 May 2015
The Financial Conduct Authority's(FCA) income from fines it imposes on financial services companies is set to dip on last year's total, despite record penalties for Barclays and Deutsche Bank in recent months.
20 May 2015
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Barclays a record £284m for 'unacceptable practices' relating to forex trading, as five other global banks are also hit with heavy penalties.
29 April 2015
Barclays has set aside an extra £800m to cover the costs of a probe into foreign exchange rate-rigging, its latest results reveal.
09 April 2015
Some of Britain's largest companies will issue formal warnings on the risks of exiting the EU if the Conservative Party pushes ahead with referendum plans after the election.
03 March 2015
Barclays has made increased provisions for a probe into currency market manipulation and other issues, masking a rise in adjusted pre-tax profits.
11 February 2015
Old Mutual Global Investors income manager Stephen Message is running one of the largest overweights to financials in his sector, in the expectation UK banks are set to return cash to shareholders.
The writing is on the wall for the fund factsheet (and it’s about time), writes Jeremy Mugridge. Here he explains how smarter communication will boost advice engagement.
Frontier market investors are weighing up the best ways to benefit from the opening up of the Iranian market, as a deal is reached to end 36 years of global sanctions against the country.
In our podcast for July, Anna Fedorova speaks to Square Mile's Richard Romer-Lee about the growing challenge the Investment Association faces with regards to existing and new sector classifications.
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