NEWS

Aug 24, 2011

WarehouseAsset management house Standard Life Investments (SLI) says net sales in its UK wholesale business in the first half of 2011 more than doubled year on year.

Aug 24, 2011

DowngradeThe decision by the ratings agency Moody's to downgrade Japan's credit rating from Aa2 to Aa3 strikes another blow to investor confidence in developed markets.

Aug 23, 2011

Mixed-chartGlobal hedge funds achieved both positive performance and net inflows in July, a month marked by a drop in equity markets.

Aug 23, 2011

Gold-nuggetsShares in small and mid-cap gold companies could double within weeks as the gold price continues to soar, says Tom Winnifrith, senior fund manager for the SF t1ps Smaller Companies Gold Fund.

Aug 22, 2011

GreengageI write to you from my friend's smallholding in Wales. Outside, plums are on the plum trees, greengages on the greengage trees, broad beans on the broad bean plants, and nestling in the straw of the hen coop are eggs 'hot from the bot', as a fellow resident likes to put it.

Aug 22, 2011

Euro sign1The future of the euro hangs in the balance as seemingly contradictory comments from EU officials contribute to continued unease among investors in European markets.

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