With intangible assets offering so little potential it is not surprising that investors are looking to real assets.
After the Conservative party’s surprisingly decisive victory earlier this month, the short-term political risk for the stock market has diminished.
I am in no doubt that HMRC and the government are squeezing initiatives that they think are not in the spirit of the EIS legislation.
All parties must think about how they begin reengineering their systems in order to put solutions in place ahead of when MIFID II comes into force in 2017.
Technology has delivered some strong performance, but is not for the faint-hearted.
The sharing economy has potential for investors and business, but its detractors say it will not be as transformative as some think.
The “big three” platforms - Cofunds, FundsNetwork and Old Mutual Wealth - continue to dominate the market but less so than in the past.
Growth in emerging markets is the slowest it has been for six years, with outflows of $600bn in the three months to March.
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They run just one fund but the one-time childhood pals behind Evenlode are being compared to investment legends.
Encouraging signs such as the fall in the euro and cheaper oil could provide a boost to earnings, says F&C’s European Small Cap manager.