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  • Would you eat green satsumas? - Tesco has announced it will start selling green satsumas but would you be willing to eat them? Source link
  • Condotel or Apart-Hotel Suites Make an Excellent Rental Property Investment - Condotel or Apart-Hotel Suites Make an Excellent Rental Property Investment Lots of people understand the method of designer extended loans to buy rental realty states Beth Collingz, Overseas Sales Director of PLC International, lead marketing partners for Pacific Concord Properties Inc’s Lancaster Brand of Condotels in the Philippines. You make...
  • SLI launches positive screening Global Equity Impact fund - Euan Stirling, global head of stewardship and ESG investment at Aberdeen Standard Investments Standard Life Investments has launched a Global Equity Impact fund, investing in companies which are making a positive contribution to society and/or the environment. The fund will be co-managed by Sarah Norris and Dominic Byrne who will...
  • The 19-year-old millionaire estate agent - Akshay Ruparelia, 19, set up an online estate agent while he was studying for his A-levels. He set the company up because he thought commissions were too high. He currently charges £99 to sell a property. The company, Doorsteps.co.uk is now valued at £12m and is the 18th biggest estate...
  • EU regulators to probe retail costs and performance - ESMA to probe impact of fees on performance EU regulators are set to conduct a large-scale study into the cost and performance of both active and passive funds, European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) chair Steven Maijoor said on Tuesday. Maijoor said in a Paris conference speech that ESMA and...
  • Shared Funds – An Introduction and Brief History - Shared Funds – An Introduction and Brief History Every one people does not have the time or the knowledge to handle a financial investment and develop portfolio. There is an outstanding option offered– shared funds. A shared fund is a financial investment intermediary by which individuals can pool their loan...
  • Putting Canadian wine on the map - Canada may not be the first place you associate with winemaking, but one Canadian winery is very much putting the country on the global fine wine map. Norman Hardie Winery just has to cope with winters so cold that its vines are at risk of dying. Video journalists: Dan Lytwyn...
  • What has China's president Xi Jinping achieved so far? - Chinese president Xi Jinping will be confirmed for a second five-year term this month. Source link
  • CFA UK: Brexit may lead to half of City's EU workers leaving UK - CFA Institute survey reveals Cityworkers feels jobs are under threat More than half of EU nationals currently working in investment management in the UK are not confident they will continue working in the country after Brexit, a report from the CFA Society UK reveals. Just 42% of EU nationals surveyed...
  • FCA's Bailey: More work to be done on fees - FCA’s Andrew Bailey talks fund fees Andrew Bailey, chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has said despite “big changes” already taking place in the area of fund fees, more work is required from the industry and the regulator. Bailey (pictured) said the FCA wanted to “continue the dialogue...
  • Opinion: Industry 'greenwashing' threatens credibility of responsible investing - David Osfield, fund manager at EdenTree The response from asset managers to a critical new report on ethical investing reaffirms some uncomfortable truths for the investment industry, writes David Osfield, portfolio manager of the EdenTree Amity International fund. A recent report by a leading ethical IFA, Castlefield, criticised a number...
  • The best ways to Make Money From Your Money - The best ways to Make Money From Your Money What can you do? In order to generate income, you likewise require loan to make one. You do not have to invest a lot of cash to make more cash. You simply require a couple of dollars and some shrewd to...
  • Vanguard CEO McNabb warns of impending market correction - Vanguard CEO Bill McNabb has warned of a stockmarket correction Vanguard chairman and CEO Bill McNabb has warned markets could see a “decent-sized correction” following recent record highs. In an interview with the BBC’s Radio 4 programme, McNabb said he felt valuations were “very high”.  However, he disputed they were...
  • Charteris launches first bond product for CEO Williams - Ian Williams of Charteris Treasury Portfolio Managers Charteris Treasury Portfolio Managers has launched its first fixed income vehicle, the HC Charteris Strategic Bond fund. The fund will be managed by Ian Williams (pictured), chairman and chief executive at Charteris, and the in-house investment team.  Williams has 35 years investment experience...
  • 'Wolves are at the door' for Carney to hike rates as inflation hits 3% - The UK rate of inflation rose to a five-year high of 3% in September, up from 2.9% the previous month, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The ONS reported this morning the annual rate of UK inflation as measured by the Consumer Prices Index had reached its highest...
  • Bricks and mortar shops are cashing in on online shopping - The rise of online shopping has turned retail upside down. People are increasingly at home with digital shopping and value its convenience, speed, low prices and responsiveness to their preferences. But because many people still love to go to physical shops too, retailers, both on and offline, are realising that...
  • Kames enters US market as part of wider Aegon AM strategy - Kames Capital’s CEO Martin Davis Kames Capital has registered two global equity funds with the Securities and Exchange Commission, marking the firm’s first move into the US market. As part of the move, the firm has now listed the Kames Global Equity Income and Global Sustainable Equity strategies in the...
  • Investors retreat into cash as political uncertainty weighs - Investors pile in to gold and cash Cash has recorded the biggest rise in popularity over the past month, while gold allocations are at ‘extreme’ levels, suggesting investors are increasingly concerned about geopolitical risks and Brexit negotiations, according to the Lloyds Bank Investor Sentiment index. Lloyds carried out fieldwork between...
  • Miton Global Opportunities trust issues new shares to meet demand - Miton Global Opportunities portfolio manager Nick Greenwood Miton’s £69.7m Global Opportunities trust, managed by Nick Greenwood, has issued 50,000 new shares to meet growing investor demand. Shares were issued at a price of 274.25p per share, bringing the trust’s total number of ordinary shares in issue to 25,329,985. Miton Global Opportunities trust...
  • Principal launches unconstrained EMD fund for retail market - Damien Buchet, CIO at Finisterre Capital Principal Global Investors has launched the Finisterre Unconstrained Emerging Markets Fixed Income fund, which will be managed by EMD specialist boutique Finisterre Capital. Finisterre Capital, a boutique EMD specialist which is majority-owned by multi-boutique firm Principal Global Investors, will run the fund using an...