The majority of the surplus has been allocated to US equities which are increasingly attractive against the current political unrest in Europe
I cannot speak Portuguese, nor am I an expert in body language, but Paulo Bento, the team manager, looked embattled in the numerous television interviews he gave after the game. A few days later he announced his resignation.
So ends the longest period of coordinated global monetary easing in history. The question for investors therefore is what implications does this have for markets, and how do I profit from this environment?
The trust has realised some profits in Europe and reinvested capital elsewhere in the search for new opportunities; the weighting in Asia, and in particular China, has markedly increased.
UK equities have had a rough-and-tumble few months, but they are set fair for growth.
The case for having a Global Equity Income sector is surely obvious: it offers a broader investment universe than UK Equity Income. But some high-flying funds have only a 10% allocation to countries outside Europe, the US and the UK. James Smith investigates why so many steer clear of emerging markets
The strength of government bond markets has surprised many this year.
As it approaches its next phase of thematic review, the FCA has discovered that many firms’ approach to disclosure was “going into a restaurant and being asked to order without being allowed to see the menu or the price list”.
Woodford cites danger of more regulatory penalties but others see positives for the bank.
Royal London manager Martin Cholwill’s UK Equity Income fund has collected £220m more cash than its nearest rival over the past year
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Supporting the underdog, going against the crowd and playing a long game are the keys to success for the M&G Recovery fund’s manager
Hooked on investment at 13, the Artemis Global Income fund manager revels in the competitiveness of the ‘game’