The biggest fund manager story of 2013 was the resignation of Neil Woodford from Invesco Perpetual. As you will be aware, Mr Woodford will continue to manage the Invesco Perpetual Income and High Income Funds until he leaves at the end of April, following which he will set up his own company.
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Monday 18 October 2010
China's booming economy will slow next year but is still expected to grow by 9 per cent, state economists believe.
Wednesday 06 October 2010
Still feeble banks are the global economy's "Achilles heel", the IMF warned yesterday as it advised governments to make "the timing of planned withdrawal of some monetary and financial support more contingent on improved bank health".
Saturday 02 October 2010
The "flash crash" which sent the US stock market down 9 per cent in 20 minutes on 6 May began in the futures market with a single computer-generated trade, according to a joint report by stock and derivatives market regulators last night.
Sunday 05 September 2010
Friday 03 September 2010
The European Central Bank has extended its liquidity safety net for vulnerable eurozone banks into next year, delaying the end of its crisis measures and urging caution over the economic recovery.
Wednesday 25 August 2010
So the marathon man is back
Sunday 08 August 2010
Thursday 05 August 2010
Outlook How do we square the insistence of the banks that they are lending to deserving small and medium-sized businesses with the complaints from those very same enterprises that they are being starved of credit? Mervyn King, the Governor of the Bank of England, answered that question brutally in evidence to the Treasury Select Committee last week. The banks' treatment of businesses was "heartbreaking", he said, which rather implies he doesn't believe what they say.
Saturday 10 July 2010
Bovis cheered investors with plans to reinstate its dividend next year, as it became the latest housebuilder to report rising property prices and sales.
Thursday 08 July 2010
Wednesday 07 July 2010
Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has revealed the extent of the financial worries at Barcelona, admitting the players' wages for last month have not been paid.
Wednesday 07 July 2010
Coutts, the state-owned private bank whose clients famously include the Queen, is withdrawing free banking from anyone who doesn't do at least £250,000 worth of business with it, The Independent has learnt.
Saturday 26 June 2010
Friday 18 June 2010
Outlook So bye-bye Bebo. If ever you needed confirmation that AOL has the reverse of the Midas touch, it's this deal. The former social networking phenomena that fancied itself as a rival to Facebook when the men with the minus touch came a calling with $850m less than two years ago, has been offloaded for a couple of quid, a packet of chewing gum and some football trading cards.
Tuesday 15 June 2010
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
- 1 Toddler throws a tantrum at the White House – in front of Barack Obama
- 2 Irish people are travelling home from all over the world so they can vote to legalise gay marriage
- 3 Picture of couple posing with beached dolphin 'that later died' causes outrage
- 4 16-year-old girl beaten and burned alive by lynch mob in Rio Bravo, Guatemala
- 5 Witch doctor arrested after forcing newborn baby to walk in Indian village