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2019 Articles

Neil Woodford saga could put investors off long-term bets
Neil Woodford saga could put investors off long-term bets
Fallout from the collapse of Neil Woodford’s investment empire could deter investors from making long-term bets on young companies, the [...]
October 21, 2019
Hedge fund bets on market reversal in major portfolio shakeup
Hedge fund bets on market reversal in major portfolio shakeup
Hedge fund Lansdowne Partners has reportedly undergone a major repositioning of its portfolio, betting that financial markets are nearing a [...]
October 21, 2019
Temasek set to take control of Singapore's Keppel Corp
Temasek set to take control of Singapore's Keppel Corp
Sinagaporean sovereign wealth fund Temasek is offering to buy a majority stake in oil rig-builder Keppel Corp in a deal [...]
October 21, 2019
M&G makes debut as Prudential demerger completed
M&G makes debut as Prudential demerger completed
Prudential has completed the demerger of its fund management and insurance arm M&G, whose shares have now debuted on London’s [...]
October 21, 2019
Capital Group fund manager resigned over investigation into investments
Capital Group fund manager resigned over investigation into investments
A fund manager at Capital Group was forced to resign after a BBC investigation allegedly uncovered evidence he was breaking [...]
October 21, 2019
Regulator denies pressuring administrator to close Woodford fund
Regulator denies pressuring administrator to close Woodford fund
The financial watchdog has hit back at claims it put pressure on administrators to close Neil Woodford’s flagship fund because [...]
October 20, 2019
Rathbone Brothers warn of profit margin squeeze
Rathbone Brothers warn of profit margin squeeze
Shares in Rathbone Brothers fell sharply this morning after reporting its profit margin will narrow over the next two-to-three years. [...]
October 17, 2019
Watchdog hits back at claims it was 'asleep at the wheel' over Woodford
Watchdog hits back at claims it was 'asleep at the wheel' over Woodford
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has defended itself against accusations it was ‘asleep at the wheel’ ahead of the collapse [...]
October 16, 2019
Why the Woodford fund shutdown is a problem for investment managers
Why the Woodford fund shutdown is a problem for investment managers
If the Neil Woodford scandal has been a slow-motion car crash, this must be the part where it finally hits [...]
October 16, 2019
Timeline: Here's when everything went wrong for Neil Woodford
Timeline: Here's when everything went wrong for Neil Woodford
The removal of Neil Woodford from his flagship Equity Income Fund and the announcement of the fund’s closure marks a [...]
October 15, 2019
Q&A: Why was the Woodford fund suspended?
Q&A: Why was the Woodford fund suspended?
The decision to sack Neil Woodford as manager of his flagship Equity Income Fund (WEIF) and liquidate the fund’s assets [...]
October 15, 2019
Woodford Equity Income investors may not get money back for a year
Woodford Equity Income investors may not get money back for a year
When administrator Link announced this morning that Neil Woodford’s flagship Equity Income Fund would be closed down, the firm said [...]
October 15, 2019
'Sorry saga': Neil Woodford sacked as Fund shut down
'Sorry saga': Neil Woodford sacked as Fund shut down
Former star stockpicker Neil Woodford has condemned the decision to shut down his flagship Equity Income Fund (WEIF) and fire [...]
October 15, 2019
'Sorry saga': Neil Woodford's flagship fund to be wound up
'Sorry saga': Neil Woodford's flagship fund to be wound up
Neil Woodford is to be fired from his flagship fund, which will shortly be wound up, the administrator charged with [...]
October 15, 2019