Inflation fell back to zero in the year to the end of August, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), pushing out expectations of an interest rate rise again.
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The government has reduced its stake in RBS by 5.4%, selling 630 million shares for £2.1bn in a quick-fire sale to institutional investors that saw taxpayers make a £1bn loss on the deal.
The Targeted Absolute Return retook its place as the UK's best-selling sector in June as investors sought reassurance in choppier markets.
Former Aviva chief executive Keith Jones has joined the board of Smith & Williamson as a non-executive director.
Research firm FundCalibre has launched a new ‘elite provider' rating, with 17 funds gaining the title.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is to hold regular stakeholder forums to help clarify and develop the rules surrounding EIS, SEIS and VCT schemes.
Chancellor George Osborne has announced in the Summer Budget that banks will face a new 8% surcharge on profits.
Concerns are being raised over the disclosure policies of some specialist investment trusts as investors continue to pile into alternative assets.
Fixed income funds saw their first net outflows since January 2014 last month, according to the Investment Association's (IA) latest figures.
Standard Life Investments' Ed Legget is to join Artemis ahead of the planned retirement of the group's Tim Steer, Investment Week can reveal.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has widened the range of investments available through ISAs to include peer-to-peer lending trusts.
Emerging markets funds have been hit by the biggest level of outflows in seven years, as issues including MSCI stalling on adding Chinese A-shares to its benchmarks weighed on sentiment.
Old Mutual Wealth has hired Jane Goodland from Towers Watson to head its responsible business efforts.
As much as £400bn could be held in 'dinosaur' funds, according to Hargreaves Lansdown, as investor inertia sees cash left languishing in stagnant products.
The S&P reached a further record high at closing yesterday, as disappointing economic data coming out of the US alleviated fears of an interest rate rise in the near future.
Neil Woodford has questioned the viability of the British electoral system following the surprisingly decisive result of the general election.
J.P. Morgan Asset Management's Andreas Michalitsianos argues the government's pension reforms have driven long-dated sterling corporate bond issuance to the point of extinction.
Brooks Macdonald has seen an increase in its funds under management over its financial third quarter, driven by new discretionary business.
Alliance Trust's agreement to appoint two of the non-execs proposed by Elliott Advisors has been proclaimed a victory for the hedge fund, but the trust's future direction remains up in the air.
Another shareholder body has added its voice to the growing number recommending that Alliance Trust shareholders support the changes put forward by Elliott Advisors.
Non-domiciled residents' contributions to the UK Exchequer have been defended after Labour leader Ed Miliband confirmed his party would abolish the 'non-dom' tax status if it came to power following next month's general election.
Elliott Advisors has increased its voting stake in Alliance Trust in the run up to the trust's annual general meeting later this month.
Elliott Advisors has responded to Alliance Trust's formal circular to shareholders, rejecting the company's claims and accusing its board of resorting to "personal attacks".
J.P. Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) has cut fees on its Fusion fund range, run by Tony Lanning, in a bid to improve the portfolios' competitiveness.
Commentators have warned Chancellor George Osborne's new rules for VCT,EIS and SEIS investments, announced in the Budget, could create confusion and crowding in certain parts of the market.
With the Bank of England monetary policy announcement marking six years of rates being held at a record low level of 0.5%, Investment Week looks at the funds which have produced the best performance over the period.
Retail fund sales tumbled last month in a reversal of the strong inflows seen in 2014, according to the latest Investment Association (IA) figures.
The FTSE 100 is within sight of its all-time high after closing at its highest level for 15 years on Tuesday.
News of Neil Woodford's forthcoming trust investing in early stage companies has prompted comparisons with venture capital trusts (VCTs), but analysts say they are unlikely to appeal to the same kinds of investors.
The eurozone economy beat growth expectations in the last quarter of 2014, buoyed by a resurgent Germany.
The partners of Seven Investment Management (7IM) are considering selling the business, according to reports.
Peter Lees has resigned from F&C, two months after handing over his UK equity fund to other managers.
Nick Train has a growing level of M&A activity in recent years has forced him to add non-benchmark holdings to his UK equity portfolios.
Royal Dutch Shell is planning to slash its spending by $15bn over the next three years, following a collapse in the oil price.
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has warned the eurozone could sink further into its 'debt trap' as austerity measures choke off growth.
Former Fidelity veteran Trevor Greetham has joined Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) to lead the firm's growing multi-asset team.
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Former international cricketer Douglas Lockhart has joined Tilney Bestinvest as an associate director.
Morningstar has launched a range of four real return portfolios as it further expands its discretionary management service.
The FTSE 100 dropped sharply during Monday's session as fears over significant falls in the oil price weighed on stocks.
The government will fail to deliver planned spending cuts within the next Parliament and interest rate rises are off the table until summer at least, according to a survey of economists.
The Office for National Statistics has confirmed UK Q3 GDP came in at 0.7% but revised down figures for the previous five quarters.
Allianz Global Investors has opened several flagship strategies to UK retail investors with the addition of a new sterling clean share class.
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Architas has launched a fund of funds designed to offer investors exposure to alternative asset classes such as infrastructure and forestry.