The International Monetary Fund has said the UK should look at ways to offset the negative impact of austerity measures on the economy after warning that recovery remains elusive.
True and Fair Campaign calculator aims to show full cost of investments.
The move comes after Lloyds Banking Group sold £400m worth of St James Place shares in March.
Legal & General Investment Management hires Emiel van den Heiligenberg as head of asset allocation.
The Government has launched a four week consultation to set out detailed new rules.
Asset Risk Consultants has hired former portfolio manager Paul Meader as head of fund solutions.
Platforms say they will not follow Standard Life and pay clients’ rebate tax for 2013.
The VCT sector continues to support SMEs in tough financial times with the technology and IT sector leading the way, according to the recent Association of Investment Companies report ’Investing for the future’.
Axa Investment Managers’ Mark Hargraves has been selectively increasing exposure to Italy in the Axa Framlington European fund.
MPC voted 6-3 in favour of keeping QE at £375bn.
US fund manager Mary Chris Gay has left Legg Mason Capital Management to pursue other opportunities.
Vanguard announces launch of Irish-domiciled exchange traded funds.
UK mid & small cap indices have a much greater international orientation than investors may be aware of.
In his last speech as Bank of Canada governor Carney warned Europe of the dangers of “half measures” to boost growth.
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?
It was a joy to read the HMRC guidance relating to the taxation of fund rebates and the resulting correspondence about clean share classes both online and offline.
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.