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The results of the annual survey by Citywire to find the industry’s top fund pickers, were recently announced and we were delighted that two of our investment managers were featured this year. 

Our CSR objective is to raise funds for two chosen charities, each of which we would look to support for a minimum of three years, in order to provide meaningful funds and to make a difference. We try…

Negative like-for-like sales of some -4% for the first time since 2009 caused recent disappointment at Burberry. This was despite concerted 4% growth in the nascent brand entry level route of Beauty.…

He previously worked for Windsor Asset Management and Jupiter Asset Management before helping to found New Star.

Frankly, we Blue Buttons were little more than messenger boys for the authorised clerks – or dealers – and Stock Exchange members on the floor of the exchange. We checked prices, kept an eye open for…

When I sit down to write this column I usually do so with a bright and unique insight in my mind. I aim for a conclusion that will craft sense and direction from the noise and chaff that clouds our…

Berkeley Group is a major FTSE 100 quoted, prime property developer within the London region. It has a highly regarded management team and has pioneered several major luxury projects in areas…

Accountants provide us with something that they call Cashflow from Operations, which is pretty much what the widget machines produce in terms of net cash, after paying interest and tax. This is set…

Yet her welcoming of 800,000 refugees from the Middle East (and elsewhere) into Germany, however morally pleasing, is causing serious ructions, both domestically and among her European partners. 

Since the start of the year, the world economy has undergone severe financial market volatility, marked by sharply falling prices for equities and other risky assets.

The lie of the political landscape on the UK’s Europe referendum has become a little clearer now.

The unlikely setting of an Ipswich car park has been nominated by the Daily Telegraph as one of the five best classical music moments of last year.

Asian markets have been having an uneasy time of it recently, though the FTSE 100 Share Index is developing a steadier tone after a relatively poor start to the year.