Lombard Odier’s Stéphane Monier focuses on risk, rather than asset classes, to diversify.
Is there a risk of a further oil price drop because of oversupply? And is the current low oil price sustainable or temporary?
Despite reducing exposure to the UK and Japan, Cornelian Asset Management chief investment officer Hector Kilpatrick still favours the markets.
Legal & General published research saying the last-time buyers market is critical to solving the UK’s housing problems.
The property market has seen a mass of inflows in the past 24 months, with double digit performance last year, but managers are not as optimistic for the coming year.
Jon Gumpel’s £194m Defensive Capital Fund aims to provide the stability of bonds while maintaining exposure to potential equity upsides.
Although widely expected, many pass this deflation off as temporary, but is it really? And how should investors be positioned in this scenario?
Two UK think-tanks, Open Europe and New City Initiative, are finalising a report on asset management regulation and how it could be improved as part of EU reforms.
The Queen delivered her speech in the usual pomp and ceremony yesterday, but what are the main laws affecting finance and business?
Many of his peers were anticipating a strong European recovery but Robbins preferred to be overweight US instead of Europe.
While the T. Bailey Growth fund team has recently doubled the portfolio’s allocation to European equities, its managers insist the introduction of quantitative easing across the currency bloc was not behind the move.
Liontrust’s John Husselbee talks to Schroder manager Matt Hudson about the parallels between the military and running money.
Old Mutual Wealth’s customer director says vertical integration should not hide weaknesses.
With an election looming, bringing with it uncertainty to the markets, what is the outlook for the UK? We gather our investment committee to debate the issue.
Liontrust’s John Husselbee speaks to Old Mutual Global Investors’ Richard Buxton about his shift from the arts to finance.
McInroy & Wood’s Tim Wood and his team reduce equity exposure to favour UK and US government bonds.
“Making investment better. It’s not even an elevator conversation, I can say it when the doors are closing and get back to conventional silence.”
The Architas Multi-Asset Active Intermediate Income fund beat its benchmark last year by being “less wrong” on the duration trade, manager Caspar Rock says.
Whitechurch Securities has battened down the hatches on its Income & Growth portfolio to protect against the volatility surges it expects will continue.
Income-seeking investors would do well to look at the alternative plays on offer in the investment companies space
Investors hunting for high-yield income while avoiding capital loss from rising interest rates have two recent launches to mull over
Last week Oriel Securities published its list of the top 20 investment trusts with a dividend yield in excess of 4 per cent – but how important is yield to advisers?
A sharp Chinese growth disappointment will send surrounding economies falling with it, but a bet on Australian government bonds could be insurance enough to smooth it out.
Montage Portfolio Management managing director and portfolio manager Peter Montague says he still sees value in US markets
Walker Crips is a different company from the stockbroking firm founded 100 years ago
Donor-advised funds are big in the US but relatively new to the UK
Our new cradle-to-grave fund supervision team will help us spot risks earlier.
As markets grow cold on the big three supermarkets, some investors are turning to discount names as an attractive alternative
Fund group economists confident “trends will not persist forever” and that a period of deflation is not imminent.
Has the RDR broken the ice between investment trusts and advisers?
But some industry experts warn of more turbulence to come for sterling, economic growth and a possible postponed interest rate rise as political uncertainty over devolved powers looks set to continue.
I am incredibly proud of the way the political debate was so energised by both sides and truly believe British politics will be the better for it going forward.
The next phase of Barclays’ evolution will see it building its own platform technology with FNZ
The No campaign has been relying heavily on what is known in psychological terms as loss aversion: we tend to suffer more from losses than we take pleasures from gains, so that in general we tend to be rather risk averse and change averse.
Woodford cites danger of more regulatory penalties but others see positives for the bank.
Negative numbers from the financial crisis are dropping out of investment funds’ five-year numbers but what does this mean for investors?
They run just one fund but the one-time childhood pals behind Evenlode are being compared to investment legends.
Commnication is key when it comes to using share buy-backs to manage discounts in investment companies.
The regulator has been accused of “gold plating” European rules as it sets out what Mifid II means for advisers.
Research published by the FCA on structured deposits did not represent the market, says StructuredProductsReview.com.