Invesco Perpetual’s Neil Woodford has expressed caution over the near-term outlook for equities, following the market’s strong rally during the opening months of the year.
Ashcourt Rowan Asset Management plans to outsource its portfolio, settlement and custody services to TD Wealth Institutional.
The world’s largest economy appears to have turned a corner as a wave of positive data from the US is arguably illustrating an improved recovery.
The return of investors to Japan funds helped equity funds to outsell bond portfolios by four to one last week, figures from EPFR Global shows.
With an unclear outlook for the luxury goods sector, Prada proves an exception thanks to its prospects for growth and young business.
Regulator has moved from “considering” excluding venture capital trusts from the proposed ban to being “minded” to do so.
Bond manager Richard Woolnough has bought shares in Apple for his £14.5bn M&G Optimal Income fund as colleague Aled Smith sold the £989.2m M&G American fund’s last stake in the stock.
Standard will fund tax on rebates for both Standard Life Wrap and FundZone.
Treasury warns if Scotland is to break away from the rest of the UK it would need a separate financial services regulator.
Company says move has been triggered by the RDR and will see some roles scrapped.
European ETP provider Source launches Source Morningstar US Energy Infrastructure MLP Ucits ETF.
With signs of a rise in prices – even in troubled Japan – some investors are expecting the property sector to retake its place in portfolios as a diversified, income-generating mainstay.
PricewaterhouseCoopers says the EU bonus cap will affect everyone who earns more than €500,000.
IFAs are most willing to outsource asset allocation of all their clients’ investment functions, according to a poll by FE Research.
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With signs of a rise in prices – even in troubled Japan – some investors are expecting the property sector to retake its place in portfolios as a diversified, income-generating mainstay, reports James Smith
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.
The current crop of super-rich did not accumulate their wealth through business acumen alone – good connections and ties with the state were also a vital element
Clearing out my shed the other weekend, I stumbled across a mysterious little box. Within it lay a New Star-branded snow globe.
There are many myths within bond markets that distort investors’ thinking and lead to sub-optimal portfolio construction, of which one of the most widely held is that unrated bonds are riskier than rated bonds.