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Net assets hit new heights at RIT Capital Partners, yet chairman Lord Rothschild remains cautious featured picture

Net assets hit new heights at RIT Capital Partners, yet chairman Lord Rothschild remains cautious

Net assets have reached an all-time high at capital preservation-focused investment trust RIT Capital Partners (RCP), topping £3bn for the first time as of 30 June 2019. Having preserved capital during a turbulent 2018, the portfolio’s winning strategy enabled it to generate healthy returns over the first six months of 2019 too, although founder Lord Rothschild strikes a cautious tone in his ...
FTSE 100 plunges on widespread selling pressure, Ocado seals Marks & Spencer deal featured picture

FTSE 100 plunges on widespread selling pressure, Ocado seals Marks & Spencer deal

Heavy selling on Asian markets and escalating trade tensions lead to second day straight of large losses across UK stock markets in early trade on Monday. Just mining group Fresnillo (FRES) and British Airways-owner International Consolidated Airlines (IAG) make positive moves across the whole FTSE 100, which slumps more than 100 points, or 1.35%, to 7,307.00. Leading the sell-off is grocery ...
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