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2015 Lipper Fund Award winners

Thomson Reuters, a leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, has announced the winners of the Lipper Fund Awards 2015, UK. Invesco collected the top Group Award. The

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Soc Gen’s global strategist warns on US ‘recovery’

Albert Edwards, global strategist at Societe Generale, has warned that investors are ignoring a “savage deterioration in US profits” as they send equity markets to record highs. In his weekly

Viewpoint

How QE is changing the way investors behave

For the last month or two, markets have been reacting to Mario Draghi’s somewhat expected announcement of Quantitative Easing (QE) in Europe. Whilst it’s too soon to judge how effective

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How technology will make driving greener and safer

The shape and functionality of the car has been, and will continue to be, determined by a combination of technological advances, regulations on safety and energy efficiency, and consumer demand.

News , Small Caps

Small cap news: San Leon Energy discovers gas in Poland

After long disappointing its army of private investors, Aim-listed San Leon Energy has announced that it’s made its first commercial shale gas discovery in Poland sending the share price up

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Institutional investor confidence in equity markets falls

The confidence of institutional investors in the equity markets fell in February, according to the latest Investor Confidence Index (ICI) from State Street Global Exchange, the trading arm of quoted

Funds , News

The FCA fines Aviva Investors £17.6m for failings

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Aviva Investors Global Services (Aviva Investors) £17,607,000 for systems and controls failings that meant it failed to manage conflicts of interest fairly. These

Analysis , Funds , Tax Efficient Investing

6 considerations and 3 rules for successful ISA investing

With the end of the current financial year drawing near, savers seeking the best way to invest their 2014/15 £15,000 ISA allowance should consider 6 current market trends. In addition, there

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Russell Brand signs deal with Audioboom

Comedian and political activist Russell Brand has signed an exclusive deal with AIM-listed Audioboom, to supply it with content. Brand will head up its latest marketing campaign, becoming the new

Analysis , Viewpoint

Greek debt deal: a comic tragedy in many parts

The cartoon below from IDEA economics sums up the attitude of those taking a hard line on Greece in its negotiations with Frau Merkel and her merry band of ‘yes’ men.