What investors fear most is losing out on gains that others are making, which makes them favour a passive strategy, but these funds should be blended with a range of active funds.
The European Parliament is due to vote on the proposed cap on fund manager bonuses in early June, despite many members of the asset management sector warning that such a move could be harmful to the industry.
The FTSE 100 is approaching fresh highs as investors remain confident that central banks will continue pumping money into the financial system.
AllianceBernstein’s Arif Husain is to join T. Rowe Price as the asset manager’s new head of international fixed income.
Earlier today consumer prices index showed UK inflation dropped from 2.8 per cent from March to 2.4 per cent in April, according to data from the Office for National Statistics.
Newton has appointed Cairn Capital’s Khuram Sharih as high yield analyst in its global fixed income team.
Fidelity asset allocation director Trevor Greetham has started to cut back on his commodity exposure in light of slowing growth expectations from China.
Our expert panellists give their views on whether Japan’s strong rise and Shinzo’s Abe’s radical economic reforms are the precursor to real recovery or just another false dawn.
A cyclical earnings headwind behind emering markets’ underperformance looks set to improve.
Goldman Sachs economic analyst Kevin Daly says a UK exit from the EU would be bad for both parties.
Consumer prices index inflation dropped by more than expected during April as transport costs fell, the latest government figures show.
FCA chief executive Martin Wheatley has warned the EU’s plans to cap bonuses could see bankers’ salaries double.
Enterprise investment schemes are nothing new in themselves, yet they now offer a tax-efficient way to access sectors that have the potential to boom in the years to come
F&C Investments multi-managers Gary Potter and Rob Burdett have added Jeremy Lang’s Ardevora Equity Income fund.
This week's Fund Strategy cover story
The coalition is pushing UK manufacturing as a cure to the economy’s woes. But with the services industry returning to its former glory are dreams of another UK industrial revolution misplaced?
One thing you could guarantee with almost every BofA Merrill Lynch fund manager survey over the past several years was that global asset allocators had little time for Japan.
Residential property can appear an attractive investment but even with yields around 6 per cent, buy-to-let is not as good as it looks
Doubt remains about how far the equity market can run given the positive performance so far over nearly the past year.Clearly, there still some risks that could cause the market to wobble and so what’s the best way to protect investors?
Many market strategists at the start of 2013 predicted that this would be a strong year for equities
When I posted my last blog suggesting a new way of explaining costs and performance to our clients in simple, once-and-done, pounds and pence figures, I wanted to get feedback.
I spent a happy day last week listening to some of the most celebrated value investors of our time, gathered together at a conference here in London.
As the Ucits regime celebrates 25 years, regulators need to ensure that any changes to the rules will bring benefits to investors.
Allowing advisers to pass the buck to providers would not do the industry any favours.
The latest Bank of England’s quarterly inflation report has done little to reassure myself – and a rising number of market pundits – who believe that deflationary concerns could come to unravel the recent rebound in equity markets.
When it comes to a good conspiracy theory, I can relish the rumors as much as the next reporter. But as for the swirl of innuendo surrounding the recent gold price collapse - I don’t buy it.