FUNDS
21 Dec
Ex-BlackRock manager Lyttleton jailed after insider trading conviction
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Mark Lyttleton, a former portfolio manager at BlackRock, has been jailed for 12 months after pleading guilty to insider trading in November.

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28 Oct
FBI reopens investigation into Clinton e-mails
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America´s Federal Bureau of Investigation reopened an investigation into the use of an unauthorised e-mail server by ex-US Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

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06 Jul
Three more property funds titans freeze redemptions
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Henderson Global Investors, Canada Life and Columbia Threadneedle have joined the queue of property funds suspending trading amid acute Brexit fears, lining up behind Aviva, M&G and Standard Life.

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04 Jul
Fixed-income, global equity funds popular post Brexit
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Fixed-income and global equity funds are enjoying an uptick in money inflows in the wake of UK's non-binding Brexit referendum, which sent jitters racing through investment community both before and since polling day.

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23 Jun
YouGov re-contact poll puts 'Remain' at 52.0%, report says
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The result of YouGov's re-contact poll puts 'Remain' at 52. 0% versus 'Leave' at 48. 0%, Sky reports.

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19 May
EgyptAir flight made sharp turn and changed course before disappearing from radars - BBC
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The EgyptAir flight that disappeared over the eastern Mediterranean in the early hours of Thursday morning made two sharp turns before losing altitude and radar controllers lost contact with the aircraft.

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18 May
Fund managers retain cash to protect against Brexit shocks - BoAML
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A Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BoAML) survey of fund managers has found that while global growth views rose slightly in May, from April, investors are holding elevated cash levels to protect against potential shocks if the UK votes to leave the EU.

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16 Mar
US Federal Reserve stays put on rates, but monitoring inflation closely
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Rate setters in the US chose to keep interest rates unchanged, referencing continuing risks from global economic and financial developments albeit with a small caveat, they would be closely monitoring inflation developments.

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14 Jan
Hundreds of police exchange gunfire with attackers in Indonesia's capital
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A series of bomb blasts rocked the Indonesian capital of Jakarta on Thursday morning, followed by reports of continuing gunfire and further explosions, the BBC reported.

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06 Apr
US job growth misses forecasts by wide margin in March
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The rate of job creation in the US slowed down sharply from the blistering pace seen since last summer, which may lead the Fed to delay its first increase in interest rates.

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26 Feb
Retail fund sales sink sharply in January, says Investment Association
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Retail fund sales plummeted in January, according to the Investment Association, showing that investors were showing caution after sales reached a four-year high in 2014.

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03 Feb
Pimco fund saw $11.6bn withdrawn in January

22 Jan
Gross invested over $700m of his own money into Janus Capital Group
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Bill Gross has invested “more than $700m” of his own money into Janus Capital Group, the fund confirmed on Thursday.

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19 Jan
Former Weavering boss could face up to 10 years in jail

Magnus Peterson, the boss of collapsed UK hedge fund Weavering, could face up to 10 years in jail after being found guilty of fraud.

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19 Nov
Investing in poor areas pays off for Enterprise Ventures
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Investing in Britain’s poorest communities has proved valuable for private equity fund Enterprise Ventures (EV), which has made an annual return of 5-6%.

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10 Nov
BATS briefly declares self-help against NASDAQ and then revokes declaration

During nine minutes just after 13:32 EST exchange operator BATS declared self-help against rival trading venue NASDAQ, following which it rescinded the declaration.

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09 Nov
Pre-crisis normality remains a distant hope, Jupiter Primadona says

Each month QuotedData publishes a collation of the views of Chairmen and investment managers in the investment companies sector. The views of these experts make for interesting reading – and you can read the full report on their website – but, for your convenience, we have summarised the full report here.

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05 Nov
Over $48bn withdrawn from Pimco after Gross departure
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Investors withdrew almost $50bn from Pacific Investment Management Co. ’s (Pimco) mutual funds in October after the departure of manager Bill Gross.

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23 Oct
Janus warns of higher costs in 2015
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Janus Capital has told its shareholders that the company’s efforts to support Bill Gross’s new bond fund will lead to higher compensation expenses next year.

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21 Oct
Janus Capital unveils Gross's five-point plan for his new fund
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Janus Capital, Bill Gross’s new fund, will place an increased focus on liquidity and positive absolute return.

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