Tony Mann has joined Alpha Portfolio Management to spearhead the expansion of its private client offering.
Brewin Dolphin shares have dropped 10% after the firm's interim results revealed fresh pressure on margins.
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.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has delayed its review of standards for MiFID II until September, cutting the amount of time the industry will have to assess proposals ahead of implementation.
Old Mutual Wealth's CEO has said the government's pension reforms have been like a 'shot of adrenaline' for the financial services sector, as the group reports strong sales of pension products in Q1.
Investment Week has been awarded the Financial B2B Title of the Year accolade at the 2015 Headlinemoney Awards.
Mirabaud Asset Management has expanded its European desk with the appointment of a Spanish equities specialist.
The Investment Week Podcast is now available for free download via the iTunes store.
Investors cheered last week's election result, but an EU referendum and SNP agitators could have major implications for markets this year. Six wealth managers analyse the possible impact.
New guard make their mark
China's central bank has cut interest rates for the third time in six months as it tries to shore up its slowing economy in the face of low inflation and a cooling property market.
Baillie Gifford's Ian Tabberer, manager of the £475m American fund, has left the firm.
Legal & General is focusing on new areas including lifetime mortgages and equity release in the face of falling individual annuity sales following the pension reforms.
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has set aside extra cash to cover litigation costs, helping drive it to a loss in the first quarter.
Wasps, an English professional rugby union club, has launched what it claims is the first retail bond to be issued by a sports club.
Standard Life has reported strong figures for Q1, driven partly by a boost to its pensions business.
The Conservatives will introduce a law that will guarantee no rises in income tax rates, VAT or national insurance before 2020, the party is to announce.
Barclays has set aside an extra £800m to cover the costs of a probe into foreign exchange rate-rigging, its latest results reveal.
Election, sterling, and Alliance Trust troubles
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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has hit Merrill Lynch International (MLI) with the largest ever fine imposed for transaction reporting failures.
HSBC is the subject of a criminal investigation by French authorities over allegations of tax evasion at its Swiss private bank.
Venture capital trust (VCT) fundraising reached a nine-year high in the last tax year, according to the data from the Association of Investment Companies (AIC.)
Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to buy BG Group for £47bn in one of the largest deals of all time.
Changes in real interest rates have taken investors into uncharted waters in recent years. Janus' Bill Gross asks where they will go from here.
Woodford Investment Management, Ruffer, Sarasin and Invesco are among the groups backing a new share placing by Oakley Capital's private equity trust.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has made it a requirement for firms to rank their annuity products against their peers and simplify the information they give to consumers in the form of wake-up packs.
The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) will net up to $3.7bn from the sale of part of its stake in US retail bank Citizens Financial Group.
The FTSE 100 remained above the 7,000 mark early on Monday after closing at a fresh record high last week.
The firms vying to be the new Nutmeg
The Chancellor George Osborne has announced in today's Budget he plans to scrap the annual tax return, replacing it with a single ‘digital' tax account.
Retweet at your peril: Eight FCA social media dos and don'ts
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has dropped its suggestion firms should be using #ad in financial promotions on Twitter, following industry concerns about its appropriateness.
Wealth manager Brooks Macdonald expects its funds business to break even in the second half of its financial year, and will turn a profit for the first time in 2015-16.
Brandeaux has completed the sale of its student accommodation property portfolio and aims to make payments to shareholders in the suspended funds this month, though NAV per share has been reduced further.
Baring Asset Management has promoted Rod Aldridge to head of wholesale distribution for EMEA following the departure of Oliver Morath.
Hannah Smith takes a closer look at recent launches in the micro-cap space, and how wealth managers are using these strategies to diversify their portfolios.
Invesco Perpetual scooped the award for best group at the Lipper Fund Awards held in London last night.
AXA Wealth has moved into profitability following "strong growth across the business", which saw overall funds under management (FUM) increase by 11% last year.
The UK funds industry will see growth ‘skyrocket' in the coming years, but the balance of power in the industry could shift to smaller players, a new report has predicted.
HSBC's chairman has said the bank "deeply regrets" the "unacceptable" practices within its Swiss private bank which allowed clients to avoid tax, and plans to sell off parts of the business following disappointing 2014 results.
The FCA has published a feedback statement on dealing commissions, saying it strongly supports ESMA's recommendations and wants to implement its own rules alongside MiFID II.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to launch its first review of competition within investment banking, with a view to conduct a similar market study into asset management later in the year.
Fund fashions and fads
BNP Paribas Investment Partners has appointed Mike Woolley as head of external distribution for the UK.
'No investment case for oil majors'
Embattled supermarket Tesco has suffered a further blow in the form of an investigation by the industry regulator into its treatment of suppliers.
Former Miton fund manager James Sullivan has unveiled the top 10 holdings in one of the first fund offerings from new firm Coram Asset Management, revealing significant exposure to Asia.