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Budget: the taxes that could be hiked to 'end austerity'

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:57:00 +0100

The government's pledge to 'end austerity' will cost £19 billion a year according to the IFS, which outlines which taxes could rise. Read more

Fund managers bearish on growth but cling onto shares

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 15:35:00 +0100

Fund managers are more bearish on global growth than at any point since the financial crisis, but are staying 'overweight' in shares. Read more

Former Schroders small cap star to launch rival fund

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:38:00 +0100

Only two other fund managers have enjoyed Citywire's top rating for longer than small cap investor Paul Marriage. Read more

FTSE rises but Tesco falls as 'big four' lose market share

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:45:00 +0100

UK's biggest retailer falls towards bottom of FTSE 100 as latest data shows 'big four' supermarkets continuing to lose market share to discounters. Read more

Trio of bond launches entice with interest of up to 8%

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 11:00:00 +0100

Return of the 'Burrito Bond' is one of three bonds being offered to retail investors, with both rates and risks varying. Read more

The Expert View: Provident Financial, Convatec and Intu

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 05:00:00 +0100

Our daily roundup of analyst commentary on shares, also including Greencore and Bunzl. Read more

Tuesday Papers: May makes last ditch plea to break Brexit impasse

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 04:52:00 +0100

And Italians shift money to Swiss safe-haven on fears of euro rupture. Read more

Overnight Markets: Tech stocks drag Wall Street lower

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 01:00:00 +0100

Bank of America declined 1.9% even as it reported a 35.1% jump in third-quarter earnings. Read more

FTSE back above 7,000 as Superdry and Convatec dive

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:15:00 +0100

FTSE 100 swings into gains but shares in 'mid-cap' stocks Convatec and Superdry hammered by profit warnings. Read more

Blue Whale attacks top Train and Smith stock Sage

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 14:38:00 +0100

'The competition is killing it slowly', says Blue Whale Growth manager Stephen Yiu, as Nick Train addresses Sage's troubles. Read more

Show us how green you are, watchdog tells pensions

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 11:34:00 +0100

City regulator consults on rules requiring pension scheme providers to show how climate change factors in their investment decisions. Read more

4 shares the pros are buying and selling

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 05:00:00 +0100

Our regular roundup of trades by professional investors, featuring Provident Financial, AFH Financial, Yew Grove Reit and Revolution Bars. Read more

Monday Papers: Brexit talks break up amid border impasse

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 04:26:00 +0100

And hedge fund Bridgewater has warned Fed could turn ‘hot’ economy to ‘mediocre’. Read more

Asia stocks decline on lingering trade, US rates concerns

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 01:15:00 +0100

Softbank saw its stock dropping by around 5% in the morning over concerns of the company's ties to Saudi Arabia. Read more

Sunday Papers: Cabinet mutiny threatens to kill May’s Brexit

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:00:00 +0100

And £30 million rescue deal was ignored by Patisserie Valerie management. Read more

Saturday Papers: Patisserie Valerie secures lifeline

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 06:59:00 +0100

And Facebook has warned that 30 million users were exposed in cyber attack. Read more

The funds that dived and thrived in a torrid week

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 17:18:00 +0100

A heavy sell-off in 'darling' AIM stocks took a big bite out of some funds, while one fund surged 11% in the sell-off. Read more

Top AIM investor shocked by Patisserie Valerie crisis

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 13:54:00 +0100

Citywire AA-rated fund manager Paul Mumford writes off his investment as Patisserie Valerie warns it is on the brink of collapse. Read more

Scottish Mortgage leads FTSE rebound as trusts rally

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 11:05:00 +0100

Global investment trust recovers from yesterday's sell-off and jumps to the top of FTSE 100, as investment trusts lead market recovery. Read more

BlackRock wins race to run £30bn Scottish Widows funds

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 08:58:00 +0100

Scottish Widows has awarded a contract to manage £30 billion in passive index strategies to BlackRock. Read more