Barclays, the UK’s fifth largest bank, has been fined a record £7.7m and forced to pay nearly £60m in compensation to investors who were heavily missold two Aviva funds between July 2006 and November 2008.
Fund management firm Gartmore has been bought by rival asset managers Henderson Group in a deal worth £335m, after weeks of speculation and uncertainty of the financial health of the company.
Investing in the emerging markets continues to surge in popularity in the UK, with two new fund launches and investments pouring into developing countries.
The price of fine wine as an investment asset class has risen dramatically over the past year, according to new data from Liv-Ex, the index that tracks the price of the alternative asset.
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