Chief investment officer Peter Lowman is buying into inflation-linked bonds in order to prepare for potential volatility.
Advisers question whether the Government can deliver on George Osborne’s at-retirement guidance pledge.
With so many companies going to market, are UK IPOs getting too frothy to be investable?
Amid an expensive UK equity market, fund managers say there is value to be found in micro-cap stocks
In today’s Budget speech, chancellor George Osborne surprised many with a series of moves such as a new merged Isa, measures to boost flexibility in the pensions system and changes to SEIS.
Bestinvest, Addidi Wealth, Heron House Financial Management and Keyte Chartered Financial Planners share their cautious investment company Isa recommendations.
The third annual Money Marketing equity income dividend report shows investors looking for income need to look further than the total return
Bestinvest, Addidi Wealth, Heron House Financial Management and Keyte Chartered Financial Planners share their adventurous investment company Isa recommendations.
Industry experts highligth possible conflicts between an independent Scotland’s plans for financial regulation and currency and the terms of EU membership.
Retail investors are keen on dividend-weighted trackers, but the smart beta boom is mostly driven by institutional investors, Hargreaves Lansdown passive investment manager Adam Laird says.
While income hungry investors might be attracted to the bigger names in the IMA UK Equity Income sector, research by Fundweb suggests a number of less obvious funds are better at putting money into their pockets.
HL’s research and fund management teams have highlighted nine funds they find interesting for their own portfolios.
Hargreaves Lansdown has revealed its keenly awaiting pricing model, dividing opinion on how much more transparent this has made the investment industry.
Advisers look to contrarian commodities and value plays as equities look fully valued overall and bonds continue to appear expensive.
Wealth manager Brewin Dolphin is tipping a year of “perfect calm” for 2014 and has highlighted six funds for investors looking to put more risk in their portfolios.
With 2013 almost over, many investors will have their eyes on where to allocate money in 2014 following the strong bull that dominated this year.
There is a 77 per cent probability that the UK is in the midst of a housing bubble, according to academic research with London at significantly more risk than other regions.
Despite several bumps, 2013 has been a year of strong returns for the world’s equity markets and investors in them.
How are bond funds reacting to the equity bull run?
With the sector coming under the remit of the FCA next year, should advisers be taking a look at crowdfunding?
Neil Woodford is setting out on his own after 25 years at Invesco Perpetual. But can he become a star manager again?
Research by The Platforum shows small adviser firms are largely committed to a whole-of-market approach and maximising their influence by outsourcing to discretionary managers
Figures show investors offloaded more than £150m worth of UK corporate bond funds.
FTSE Aim All Share index rises more than 5 per cent in September.
Managers highlight business spending as the crucial next step to ensure the UK and global economic recovery is sustainable.
With improving economic data, investors are starting to return to UK property.
Fund managers are their most bullish on eurozone equities since the onset of the financial crisis.
Last month, Bank of America Merrill Lynch warned a number of factors threaten to increase market volatility.
Stronger regulation has seen some fund managers re-appraise the sector.
The UK economy’s long-term, sustainable growth rate could be as low as just 1 per cent, a paper by leading economists has warned.
M&G’s Jim Leaviss says inflation predictions from the BoE have undermined Mark Carney’s forward guidance.
Threadneedle Investments chief investment officer Mark Burgess is concerned that the UK housing market’s recent strength is not sustainable.
As the central banks motion towards tightening the money tap, Daniel Ben-Ami examines the significance of tapering and how it fits into a broader framework and the argument that there are still fundamental global imbalances.
Miners and embattled Royal Bank of Scotland suffering steepest falls.
While profitability marks its strongest growth since February 2008.
Second quarter GDP growth points the way to an economically stronger UK and good times for investors but one factor that is missing amid the good news is boardroom confidence.
After a flurry of launches, a new sector dedicated to emerging market debt funds seemed a good idea. But has the IMA been too hasty?
A net 72 per cent of global investors expect the world economy to pick up over the next 12 months, according to August’s Bank of America Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey.
A rise in bond yield runs the risk of “sinking” equities given the potential overvaluation of the stockmarket, according to analysis by Moody’s.
The UK economy still has the chance of growing by as much as 2 per cent over the course of 2013, according to Henderson Global Investors’ Simon Ward.