The basis of the Economic Advantage investment process is that the best share price returns come from companies with a (hidden) competitive advantage stemming from one of three distinct intangible asset strengths: intellectual property, strong distribution and high levels of recurring revenue.
The funds themselves are owned by Skandia Life, so the firm is free to choose where the money goes and who manages it, but the switch could set an intriguing precedent.
Why do different rules apply to adjudicator and ombudsman decisions?
Risk is such an important conversation and if the client doesn’t have an adviser, they should still consider the level of risk. Radio silence is not usually a great return for investment.
The global economy is further down the recovery road than people think, says Schroders’ Marcus Brookes, who is already prepared for the aftermath. He speaks to Philip Scott
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”.
Many old guard technology companies’ buybacks are “fake” and channelling money to employees at the expense of shareholders, Lombard Odier Funds Technology co-manager Bolko Hohaus says.
Ben Lofthouse has added mainly to Chinese equities following signs of reforms in the country’s state owned enterprises.
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Hooked on investment at 13, the Artemis Global Income fund manager revels in the competitiveness of the ‘game’
”We are now five years-plus post-Lehman and a lot of people are already forgetting the lessons”