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UK GDP increased by 0.7% in the second quarter of 2015, according to the Office for National Statistics' initial reading, the tenth consecutive quarter of positive growth.
Managers are grappling with a number of issues in today's volatile markets, including concentration risk and reduced bond liquidity.
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Here is our weekly heads-up on the stories that may have caught your clients' attention over the weekend...
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Banker's Umbrella has a warning: Ride the waves of the markets by all means, but riding the biggest possible wave should not be your top priority. Your top priority should be to not drown...
Barclays' chief executive Antony Jenkins is to leave the bank as the board of directors calls for a change in leadership with a "new set of skills".
The Greek people's historic vote against more austerity has upped the ante on a 'Grexit' from the eurozone. Julian Chillingworth steps back from all the excitement and looks at whether investors really need to worry...
The FTSE 100 has opened 0.7% higher this morning after recording its worst monthly performance in three years in June.
European stocks are seeing heavy losses this morning and financial markets took a hit across Asia overnight as Greece said its stock exchange will be shut on Monday and banks closed all week after a decision by the European Central Bank (ECB) not to extend emergency funding to the country.
Interest rates in the UK could rise as early as August in response to a tightening labour market, according to Monetary Policy Committee member Martin Weale.
The month of May marked the end of the UK's brief spell of negative inflation, but advisers and investors are being warned to beware the result.
The FTSE 100 has opened 0.5% lower, with European stocks deeper in the red, after Greece’s bailout talks with creditors broke down overnight.
Some of the UK's largest asset management firms are preparing to quit their London bases if the country votes to leave the European Union, according to reports.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has used the annual Mansion House speech to warn that asset managers must prepare for the consequences of normalising monetary conditions.
Schroders has expanded its range with the launch of an emerging markets multi-asset income fund.
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