Tech rout continues as Google falls on weak earnings

Professional Adviser | 17 Apr 2014 | 07:50

Google shares moved sharply lower in after-hours trading following a disappointing update, with the negative sentiment that has blighted the sector showing no sign of abating.

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UK inflation falls to fresh four-year low in March

UK CPI inflation fell for a sixth consecutive month in March to hit a fresh four-year low, according to latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.

IFAonline | 15 Apr 2014 | 10:19
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Goldman Sachs: We are not in a dotcom bubble

Goldman Sachs has sought to reassure clients spooked by the recent falls in tech stocks, saying the US is unlikely to suffer a 2000-style crash.

IFAonline | 15 Apr 2014 | 07:47

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Nasdaq slides 3% as shares tumble in latest tech sell-off

The Nasdaq index suffered its worst day since 2011 yesterday, dropping over 3% as investors continued to switch out of technology and biotechnology holdings.

Professional Adviser | 11 Apr 2014 | 07:38
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Federal Reserve minutes send markets higher

Dovish Federal Reserve minutes sent US and Asian markets higher overnight, allaying fears the Fed could raise rates earlier than expected.

Professional Adviser | 10 Apr 2014 | 08:08
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UK will be fastest growing G7 economy this year - IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has upgraded its UK GDP forecast and now predicts the country will see stronger growth than any other G7 economy this year.

IFAonline | 09 Apr 2014 | 08:12
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UK recovery 'yet to be secured', warns BCC

Policymakers risk the UK economic recovery stalling if they fail to address its "undue reliance" on consumer spending, the British Chambers of Commerce has said.

Professional Adviser | 08 Apr 2014 | 07:46
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ONS changes to turn UK into 'nation of savers'

Changes at the Office for National Statistics (ONS) which will count future pension rights as if they were present income will turn the UK into a nation of savers instantly, the Telegraph reports.

Professional Adviser | 08 Apr 2014 | 07:36
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ECB's Draghi: We will discuss QE

The European Central Bank will consider quantitative easing among other measures to avoid a long period of low inflation, its president has confirmed.

IFAonline | 04 Apr 2014 | 12:06
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Carney: Rates could rise before general election

Mark Carney said UK interest rates could rise before next May's general election if there are continued sustainable improvements in the economy.

IFAonline | 03 Apr 2014 | 09:41
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John Redwood asks: Is inflation really dead?

John Redwood, chairman of the investment committee at Charles Stanley Pan Asset, asks whether investors ought to reconsider their stall...

Professional Adviser | 03 Apr 2014 | 08:00
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House price growth shows 'moderation', Nationwide says

House price growth is showing "tentative signs of moderation", according to the Nationwide Building Society.

IFAonline | 02 Apr 2014 | 07:42
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The Head Doctor: The trouble with investment time horizon

PA’s resident behavioural finance expert Greg Davies examines why an investor’s time horizon is so often misunderstood…

IFAonline | 28 Mar 2014 | 23:35
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Invesco Perpetual to shift High Income fund out of equity income sector

Invesco Perpetual has announced that Mark Barnett's Invesco Perpetual High Income fund will move out of the IMA Equity Income sector and into the IMA UK All Companies sector on 31 March.

IFAonline | 28 Mar 2014 | 12:45
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Aviva Investors sells US equity boutique River Road

Aviva Investors has sold its US equity investment management subsidiary River Road Asset Management in an effort to streamline its US business.

IFAonline | 28 Mar 2014 | 11:05
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Resolution and peers plunge as FCA plans zombie fund probe

Shares in Resolution and peers tumbled today following reports the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to probe 30 million legacy insurance policies.

IFAonline | 28 Mar 2014 | 10:32
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Lloyds shares drop after government sells down stake

Shares in Lloyds Banking group fell more than 5% this morning after the government sold another 7.8% of its stake in the bank last night.

IFAonline | 26 Mar 2014 | 11:19
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Lloyds shares drop after government sells down stake

Shares in Lloyds Banking Group fell more than 5% this morning after the government sold another 7.8% of its stake in the bank last night.

IFAonline | 26 Mar 2014 | 11:05
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UK inflation drops to lowest level since 2009

The UK's headline inflation rate dropped to 1.7% in February, its lowest level since late 2009.

IFAonline | 25 Mar 2014 | 10:16
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Russia prepares for $70bn Q1 outflow

Russia has said it expects outflows in the first quarter of this year to total $70bn as sanctions hit the country's economy harder than expected.

IFAonline | 25 Mar 2014 | 08:17

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