Despite promising a less volatile ride in down markets and still deliver decent gains, the latest absolute return funds have not been tested in a crisis.
Despite uncertainty among pension savers the silver lining has been an increase in the number of customers looking for advice.
Asset management businesses are grappling with some serious challenges at the moment.
UK commercial property saw a boom in recent years, but what lies ahead for managers and investors?
Jupiter’s John Chatfeild-Roberts on being a Woodford fan and coping without his partner.
Property is typically cyclical in its nature with UK investor sentiment towards property having only been positive since the last quarter of 2012.
With a variety of investment styles and methods, this is a difficult sector to gauge properly.
Often overlooked by investors, ground rents can offer inflation-protected income and diversification.
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The IA sector classification doesn’t make an easy task of differentiating between absolute return funds.
Marlborough’s Asian equities head Sally Macdonald tells John Husselbee how classics helps her to decipher current markets.
Weindling is playing the tourist surge, buying up stocks that appeal to the predominantly-Chinese tourists.
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Laura Suter, editor Fund Strategy
”We’re taking a few crumbs from the behemoths’ tables,” says Ed Rosengarten, Smith & Williamson’s head of funds business.