Unsettled emerging markets have left some investors running for cover but is there a safer way to gain access to these volatile markets? Fund managers offer their views
Economic data coming out of Europe is positive but fund managers are wary of the potential headwinds as a banking union looms in the eurozone and peripheral nations gain strength
To hedge or not to hedge in Japan download
Dramatic moves on Japan’s stockmarket and in its currency are driving investors and fund managers to consider the pros and cons of hedged and unhedged share classes
Gold funds have suffered this year as investors have turned their attention to global growth. But not all experts agree that the metal’s current low price represents a buying opportunity
TM Darwin founder David Jane has bought Japanese exporters and hedged out currency risk in the £24m TM Darwin Multi Asset fund.
EEA Fund Management has launched a Dublin-domiciled managed futures Ucits fund which aims for an annualised return of 15-20 per cent over three to five years.
Former Investec head of national and network sales Darren Hymos has joined Cofunds.
Page is leaving to join a larger, multi-asset business.
Parmenion has introduced a tiered charging structure for its administration and custody charge.
The appointment follows the recent decision by Old Mutual to merge the asset management businesses.
Investec has launched two commission-free structured product plans.
The IMA has written to member firms to consult on the treatment of asset-backed securities in the fixed income sectors.
Nick Pogmore, the head of strategic alliances at Ignis Asset Management, has been made redundant and up to 20 staff have been put on consultation.
Activist investor Laxey Partners has proposed a review of Alliance Trust’s management and the possibility of having an external investment manager.
Martin Currie has merged the £44m global fund and £28m North American Alpha fund into existing funds in the range.
Andrew Yeadon, the former head of multi-manager at Schroders, is set to join Old Mutual subsidiary Nedgroup Investments.
Neptune Investment Managers has appointed George Boyd-Bowman as assistant manager.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) says it could issue warnings to retail investors about the risk of ETFs or limit the distribution of certain ones to retail investors.