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From Pensions| Sep 11, 2014

Altmann urges scheme mergers towards collective management

Pensions guru says collective investment will bring improved governance and access to alternative assets.

From Your Industry| Sep 04, 2014

Advisers lack knowledge on social tax relief: poll

Almost a quarter of IFAs said that their clients have expressed an interest in social investment.

Investment Trusts| Sep 03, 2014

Invesco agrees to cut fees on Barnett and Mustoe trust

The group’s Select Trust has seen its management fees cut from 0.75 per cent to 0.65 per cent.

Investment Trusts| Sep 02, 2014

Infrastructure trusts are ‘untested’

Westhouse Securities analyst warns trusts may be hit if rates and inflation increase

Fixed Income| Sep 02, 2014

High-yield volatility ‘will not go away’

M&G manager issues warning as company prepares to launch new floating rate fund.

From Regulation| Sep 01, 2014

SFO probes failed £100m legal fund

Funds’ former director stuck off by the solicitors regulator over unrelated investigation.

Analysis & Opinion

From Special Report: Investing for Outcomes - September 2014| Sep 08, 2014

Viewing investments in terms of ‘phases’

Regulator is placing more emphasis on advice that’s tailored to a client’s goals, risk tolerance and time horizons.

From Special Report: Investing for Outcomes - September 2014| Sep 08, 2014

Finance sector’s new focus on outcomes

Budget reforms help usher in a shift to outcomes-based investing models.

From Special Report: Investing for Outcomes - September 2014| Sep 08, 2014

Absolute Return comes to fruition

Sector has been revived by the success of Standard Life’s Gars and its imitators.

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Investing for Outcomes - September 2014

In a post-RDR world investors demand a greater focus on outcomes.

FTAdviser Blog

Investment scandal déjà vu as PI woes mount

Week in Brief: Regulatory issues continue to dominate the news with the Budget discussion continuing to roll on.

Special Reports

Investing in Currencies - September 2014

In light of recent volatility in currency markets, what should investors be looking for?

FTAdviser Blog

Net closing in on dodgy Sipp transfer advice

Week in Brief: £500,000 fine was quickly followed by latest in a series on alerts.

Special Reports

Investment Adviser 100 Club - July 2014

The members of the 2014 Investment Adviser 100 Club are announced, with some interesting results.

FTAdviser Blog

ABI hits back over claims it knew of botched FCA probe

Week in Brief: FCA comes under siege from all sides over ‘disorderly market’.

Recent Articles
  1. Investing for Outcomes - September 2014
    From Our Publications| Sep 08, 2014

    Investing for Outcomes - September 2014

    In a post-RDR world investors demand a greater focus on outcomes.

  2. From Special Report: Investing for Outcomes - September 2014| Sep 08, 2014

    Long/short equity funds lead the way

    Absolute Return funds can reduce volatility and provide diversification for clients’ portfolios.

  3. From Special Report: Investing for Outcomes - September 2014| Sep 08, 2014

    Same goals, different solutions

    How effective are risk-rated and risk-targeted funds in matching investments to clients’ attitudes to risks?

  4. From Special Report: Investing for Outcomes - September 2014| Sep 08, 2014

    The challenge of comparing risk-targeted funds

    When it comes to comparing risk-targeted funds, the options left to investors are limited.

  5. From Special Report: Investing for Outcomes - September 2014| Sep 08, 2014

    New rules are revitalising markets

    The Retail Distribution Review, pension reforms and whole-of-market advice are influencing product innovation.

  6. From Special Report: Investing for Outcomes - September 2014| Sep 08, 2014

    Prospects for fresh financial products

    The desire to generate income will become a primary focus of new products.

  7. Investing in Currencies - September 2014
    From Our Publications| Sep 01, 2014

    Investing in Currencies - September 2014

    In light of recent volatility in currency markets, what should investors be looking for?

  8. From Special Report: Currencies - September 2014| Sep 01, 2014

    UK warned against pact with Scotland

    Scottish currency pact advised against.

  9. From Special Report: Currencies - September 2014| Sep 01, 2014

    Experts expect sterling to remain star performer

    Sterling has continued to demonstrate its strength.

  10. Sterling strength hits F&C Private Equity results
    Aug 29, 2014

    Sterling strength hits F&C Private Equity results

    European private equity market displays “healthy” level of activity, but net asset value of the trust affected by adverse currency movements.

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