P2P lending promises competitive rates for both lenders and borrowers, but its lack of FSCS cover remains a stumbling block.
Survey reveals average cash weighting among global managers is at its highest level since the financial crisis.
Group cites range of sub-asset classes as key investments for the next 12 months.
For the past decade, the alternative assets market has grown faster than its traditional peers.
Acquisition expands Australian boutique fund manager Fidante Partners’ presence in Europe.
Company failed to maintain records which accurately recorded investors.
Analysis & Opinion
In his latest blog, 7IM’s Ben Kumar asks: what is the fascination with gold?
Green shoots of recovery are evident amid challenging agriculture sector.
Henry Boucher’s fund looks at the factors driving dietary changes.
The fund’s manager is positioning his fund to benefit from the recent rally in crop prices.
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