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Latest News

Jul 21, 2016

P2P lender launches social enterprise scheme

Community Chest will allow investors to diversify and benefit from government tax breaks.

From Your Industry| Jul 20, 2016

Sanlam boss joins CoInvestor board

Alternative assets platform hopes the senior appointments will help business through its early-stage growth.

Jul 14, 2016

Jupiter launches environmentally friendly fund

Portfolio will be a mixture of bonds and equities, investing in companies which look to benefit from a sustainable economy.

Multi-Asset Funds| Jul 14, 2016

Jupiter launches multi-asset ecology fund

New Sicav vehicle to be run by Charlie Thomas, Rhys Petheram and Abbie Llewellyn-Waters.

Emerging Markets| Jul 14, 2016

Ashmore Group assets reach $52.6bn

Emerging markets asset manager benefits from positive investment performance as net outflows reach $700m.

Jul 08, 2016

FCA concerned about retail investors moving into P2P

Regulator has asked whether introduction of new Isa is attracting more retail investors to the sector.

Analysis & Opinion
When it’s time to play it safe

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When it’s time to play it safe

The absolute returns sector can look tempting when markets are volatile, but it pays to check the small print for charges that may not be...

11:19

Governments back green initiatives on alternative energy

Andrew Wordsworth reviews The Green Bubble: Our Future Energy Needs and Why Alternative Energy is Not the Answer by Per Wimmer, published by LID...

Getting income for clients using infrastructure

Jul 19, 2016 |

Getting income for clients using infrastructure

How can infrastructure investments help to boost your clients’ regular cashflow?

Anxiety compounds currency crisis

From Special Report: | Jul 18, 2016

Anxiety compounds currency crisis

After enduring its most volatile period in more than 20 years, sterling is trying to regain its foothold.

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Special Reports

Investment Adviser 100 Club - July 2016

Who’s in and who’s out of this year’s elite list of funds and asset managers?

Special Reports

Absolute Return – July 2016

Why UK retail investors are allocating to absolute return strategies.

Special Reports

Absolute Return – April 2016

Market volatility sparks surge in interest in absolute return funds.

Recent Articles
  1. Investment Adviser 100 Club - July 2016
    From Our Publications| Jul 18, 2016

    Investment Adviser 100 Club - July 2016

    Who’s in and who’s out of this year’s elite list of funds and asset managers?

  2. Crunching data to find stellar players
    From Special Report: IA 100 Club Who's In - July 2016| Jul 18, 2016

    Crunching data to find stellar players

    The methodology behind the Investment Adviser 100 Club 2016.

  3. Closed-ended funds show their resilience
    From Special Report: IA 100 Club Who's In - July 2016| Jul 18, 2016

    Closed-ended funds show their resilience

    Investment trust membership has fallen, but still rival their open-ended counterparts in certain categories.

  4. Commodities| Jul 18, 2016

    Fund Review: Agriculture

    Weather phenomenon that often follows El Niño could hit this year’s North American grain harvest.

  5. Jul 18, 2016

    Fund Review: Allianz Global Agricultural Trends

    A ‘dynamic’ investment process focuses on opportunities in the agricultural value chain.

  6. Jul 11, 2016

    Fund Review: Axa Framlington Biotech

    Unconstrained fund seeks firms ‘targeting diseases with unmet medical needs’.

  7. Global| Jul 11, 2016

    Fund Review: Schroder Global Healthcare

    Fund eyes ‘growth gap’ to ensure risk-adjusted returns remain strong.

  8. Jul 11, 2016

    Fund Review: Healthcare

    Political rhetoric over drug pricing in the US, but opportunities abound in a variety of markets

  9. Absolute Return – July 2016
    From Our Publications| Jul 11, 2016

    Absolute Return – July 2016

    Why UK retail investors are allocating to absolute return strategies.

  10. Best to invest in a plodder than a fad
    From Special Report: Absolute Return - July 2016| Jul 11, 2016

    Best to invest in a plodder than a fad

    How should investors decide which absolute return fund to invest in?

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