Jenny Cosgrave is a writer/producer at CNBC.com covering the buy side, economics and markets. Previously she worked as a correspondent for Investment Week, covering the U.K. asset management industry.
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As Russian president Putin signed a treaty on Tuesday making Crimea part of Russia, a region in neighboring Moldova has also pleaded to join the country.
Fund managers are shunning risk, with 81 percent of investors admitting they think geopolitical risk poses a threat to financial market stability.
Shares in a number of U.K. homebuilders surged over 5 percent after U.K. finance minister George Osborne revealed plans to build 120,000 new homes.
The U.K. IPO market is in rude health, but analysts warn investors should be wary of "opportunistic" private equity firms offloading firms.
Known as the "greatest show on turf," the U.K.'s Cheltenham Festival of horseracing kicked off earlier this week with £3.825 million ($6.4 million) up for grabs in prize money.
Private investors have more confidence in U.K. shares and property than any other asset class, thanks in part to the U.S. Federal Reserve's tapering, new research shows.
Prudential has struck a deal with financial services group Standard Chartered to expand the an existing partnership between the two groups.
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