• You are here:Home
  • Fund Strategy

Cover story


Cover story: The sharing economy

19 May 2015 9:00 am | By Daniel Ben-Ami

The sharing economy has potential for investors and business, but its detractors say it will not be as transformative as some think.

More Cover Stories

News Analysis

FCA interior 620x430

What led to Deutsche Bank’s whopping £1.7bn fine?

7 May 2015 9:00 am | By Tessa Norman, Laura Suter

Deutsche Bank has been handed a record total fine of £1.7bn for its role in rate rigging in a saga that has been ongoing for seven years.

More News Analysis

The Polemic


The Polemic: Explaining the inside-outers

7 May 2015 10:15 am | By Daniel Ben-Ami

Inside-outerism sees those inside the state or official institutions instead view themselves as outsiders.

More The Polemic



'We all die together': Why Barclays was handed record FCA fine

20 May 2015 5:22 pm | By Tessa Norman

Details published by the FCA reveal traders formed tight-knit groups through chat rooms, entry to which was closely controlled.

Comments (1)

More Regulation



Healthcare innovation is driving returns

7 May 2015 10:00 am | By Andy Acker

The rapid pace of innovation in healthcare is unprecedented, driven by an ageing population and the emergence of new therapies.

More Trends

Investment Trusts

Woodford Neil WIM

IT opinion: Will Woodford lead to investment company pick-up?

18 May 2015 10:00 am | By Annabel Brodie-Smith,

Neil Woodford’s new investment company may lead to more advisers looking into the structure.

More Investment Trusts


Annalise Toberman (New) 700

The Platforum: How ‘open’ are open architecture platforms really?

21 April 2015 | By Annalise Toberman

Platforms across Europe are concentrated on a few asset managers, but why?

More Platforms



Multi-manager verdict: What's the outlook for European bonds?

15 May 2015 10:19 am

This month Switzerland became the first ever government to sell longer-dated 10-year bonds at a negative interest rate, with the issue oversubscribed. We ask the experts: what will be the impact of this issue and what is your outlook on European bonds?

Brookes Marcus Schroders

Multi manager profile: Waiting for the rise

7 May 2015 10:11 am | By Laura Suter

Schroders multi-manager head Marcus Brookes is waiting on the Fed to raise rates, he tells Laura Suter, two years after moving to the asset manager from Cazenove.

More Multi-manager



Stateside: The shadow of the next grizzly

13 May 2015 10:00 am | By Vanessa Drucker

After a 6-year bull run, investors should be preparing themselves for a correction.

More Stateside


M&A is set to increase in 2015 says RGP's Simon Collins

Fund Strategy - December 2014 | By Simon Collins

If the intelligence gained from a number of recent conferences I have been at are anything to go by then we look set for an active period of M&A. There seems to be genuine interest from institutions, asset and fund management groups securing further funds from ...

More Roundtable

Sector focus

Brian Tora 2014 headshot

Sector focus: Wired for volatility

7 May 2015 9:31 am | By Brian Tora

Technology has delivered some strong performance, but is not for the faint-hearted.

FE Research


Why we are not seeing another dot com bubble

7 May 2015 8:20 am | By Patrick Enright

A tech boom is occuring, with start-ups such as Uber seeing keen interest. Valuations are creeping up and more M&A is on the way.

More FE Research



2014/15 to offer slimmer pickings in VCTs

February 2015 - Fund Strategy | By Ben Yearsley

This year’s VCT market offers attractive opportunities in a smaller market than the 2013-14 vintage.

More VCTs



UK equity ETFs ripe to be revisited

13 May 2015 9:00 am | By Adam Laird

The UK has seen a resurgence, but which ETFs are the best bets?

More ETFs

Structured Products


The danger of assumptions on structured products

7 May 2015 10:12 am | By Ian Lowes

Many assume structured products were the reason for Keydata’s failings but some of the products have become top performers.

More Structured Products



Alternatives: Peer-to-peer growth surprises all

18 May 2015 10:00 am | By Christine Farnish

Peer-to-peer platforms have seen lending volume growth exceed all expectations.

More Alternatives

Square Mile Research


Square Mile: ​The hidden depth of covered call strategies

20 May 2015 9:04 am | By Jason Broomer

Funds using covered call strategies could be particularly good for income-hungry clients in their retirement.

More Square Mile Research

FS Leader

More Leaders

Manager profile


Fund manager profile: Axa IM's Chris St John

20 May 2015 10:00 am | By Beth Brearley

While last year was tough for mid-cap stocks, Axa IM’s Chris St John tells Beth Brearley this year is looking ripe.

More Manager Profiles


Invesco Nick Mustoe

Invesco Perpetual: Woodford leaving was a good thing

13 May 2015 4:16 pm | By Beth Brearley

Neil Woodford leaving the fund house was a positive, says Invesco Perpetual chief investment officer Nick Mustoe.

Comments (1)

More Focus


Patrick Collinson 2014

Collinson: Fidelity's Nicholls says China growth is no concern

22 May 2015 10:00 am | By Patrick Collinson

A year on from taking over from Anthony Bolton on the Fidelity China Special Situations investment trust Dale Nicholls dismisses fears of lacklustre China growth.

More Collinson

Big Interview

Invesco Nick Mustoe

Invesco Perpetual: Woodford leaving was a good thing

13 May 2015 4:16 pm | By Beth Brearley

Neil Woodford leaving the fund house was a positive, says Invesco Perpetual chief investment officer Nick Mustoe.

Comments (1)

More Big Interviews

Fund Data


Is a Conservative majority in the general election a positive for the UK?