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Alternatives 20 Apr 18

How to pick the best gold ETC

Lynn Hutchinson at Charles Stanley discusses the rise in gold products over the past month and how to pick the best gold ETCs.

Equities 20 Apr 18

Old Mutual C-suite step back as managed separation finalised

Old Mutual chief executive Bruce Hemphill and chief financial officer Ingrid Johnson have resigned from their board positions at the group as details on the final legal process for the managed separation are announced.

Equities 20 Apr 18

Cholwill adds UK utilities on ‘overstated’ renationalisation fears

Royal London Asset Management’s Martin Cholwill has added to water stocks over Q1 in his £1.9bn UK Equity Income fund stating renationalisation fears are overblown, while he repeats views held by Neil Woodford and Richard Buxton that corporate M&A activity highlights opportunities in UK companies.

Woodford

Equities 20 Apr 18

Woodford fails to disclose increased Russian holding

Woodford Investment Management has admitted it failed to disclose increases to its Raven Russia holding made over the last year, as it continues to add to the investment company in the wake of US sanctions against Russia.

Investment | 20 Apr 18

GAM poaches Kleinwort Hambros man

GAM Investments has boosted its private client and charities business with the hire of Joss Mitchell from Kleinwort Hambros.

Carney

Investment | 20 Apr 18

Sterling slides as Carney casts doubt over May rate rise

Bank of England (BoE) governor Mark Carney has signalled that an interest rate rise in May could be pushed back, contrary to market expectations.

Companies | 19 Apr 18

Aviva sorry for platform troubles as adviser pulls clients

Aviva has apologised for its platform, which has been a source of ongoing frustration for advisers since it was updated three months ago.

Investment | 19 Apr 18

Phoenix top as FCA complaints hit 3.8 million

Consolidator The Phoenix Group featured heavily in data from the Financial Conduct Authority that shows complaints about all financial services firms rose by 13% in the second half of 2017, driven by payment protection insurance (PPI) claims.

Fixed Income | 19 Apr 18

Venezuelan debt excluded in new JP Morgan ESG indices

Controversial Venezuelan debt has been excluded from a new JP Morgan fixed income index for emerging market issuers with strong environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices.

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