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Equities| 12:24

Polar launches fund for new hire Guy Rushton

Polar Capital UK Absolute Equity fund to invest in UK, European and global equities in a long/short strategy.

Sep 30, 2014

EEA investors face 10-year wait for cash

EEA Investors’ Support Group says investors could have to wait decade to get cash back from life settlement fund.

Investments| Sep 25, 2014

Life settlements firm EEA addresses FCA ‘mis-selling’ claim

The fund group says if investors have been mis-sold product by an adviser “it may be appropriate” to make a claim.

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.

Analysis & Opinion

From Special Report: Precious Metals - September 2014| Sep 29, 2014

‘Painful period’ for sector could be over

Silver, palladium and platinum could add diversification to a portfolio.

Alternative options to avoid the property boom

From Special Report: Alternatives - September 2014| Sep 22, 2014

Alternative options to avoid the property boom

Property sector topped fund sales charts in May and fund selectors have been increasingly bullish.

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Alternative Investments - September 2014

Diversification is the buzz word; especially if it can reduce exposure that is correlated with equities and bonds.

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 for Outcomes - September 2014

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

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

Investing in Currencies - September 2014

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

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. Alternative Investments - September 2014
    From Our Publications| Sep 22, 2014

    Alternative Investments - September 2014

    Diversification is the buzz word; especially if it can reduce exposure that is correlated with equities and bonds.

  2. New avenues for fixed income investors
    From Special Report: Alternatives - September 2014| Sep 22, 2014

    New avenues for fixed income investors

    Products have been inspired by the insistent search for yield that has occupied investors ever since interest rates hit record lows.

  3. Going for gold: passive flows and price fluctuations
    From Special Report: Alternatives - September 2014| Sep 22, 2014

    Going for gold: passive flows and price fluctuations

    Total investment demand for gold, including ETFs investment, was up 4 per cent in the second quarter of this year.

  4. Sep 22, 2014

    Fund Review: Absolute return

    Positive results in good times and bad prove an attractive prospect.

  5. Sep 22, 2014

    Fund Review: CF Canlife Total Return

    Freedom to investor in a wide range of assets.

  6. From Special Report: Absolute Return - September 2014| Sep 22, 2014

    Absolute return funds: Why all the scepticism?

    What makes people nervous about absolute return funds?

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

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