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Investment Trusts| Jan 29, 2015

Pacific Assets trust overhauls fee structure

The trust’s annual management charge is to be raised but its performance fee has been scrapped and a separate admin charge has been reduced.

Jan 27, 2015

Managers shun China, in spite 2014 growth of 7.4%

Economy ‘remains fraught with dangerous imbalances’, warns Rathbones’ Thomson.

Jan 26, 2015

F&C closes Emerging Asia fund due to a lack of demand

F&C Investments shuts Ben Akrigg and June Lu’s underperforming $4.5m fund

Investment Trusts| Jan 22, 2015

Vietnam-focused trusts need to reduce fees, warns Numis

Increased investor interest in Vietnam investment trusts prompts analysts to call for lower fees.

Jan 20, 2015

Old Mutual brings Greater China fund in-house for Lee

Diamond Lee to manage Old Mutual Greater China Equity as previous sub-advisers Metisq Capital are replaced.

Equities| Jan 16, 2015

Dismal December for stockmarkets

Of the main markets, only New Zealand’s recorded a rise in the final month of the year.

Analysis & Opinion

Jan 26, 2015

Fund Review: Matthews Asia Pacific Tiger fund

Asian fund that focuses on bottom-up company factors.

Jan 26, 2015

Fund Review: Old Mutual Asia Pacific

Quant fund with a lot of water under the bridge.

Jan 26, 2015

Fund Review: Asia-Pacific ex Japan

Reforms are revitalising a region with strong growth prospects.

From Special Report: Monetary Policy - January 2015| Jan 19, 2015

Will easing end Japan’s woes?

A surprise moentary policy package and a snap election has eased Japanese concerns on Abenomics, but is it enough?

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Special Reports

Japan - December 2014

The land of the rising sun has had a turbulent year, but is there hope on the horizon as we move into 2015?

Special Reports

Investing in Asia - October 2014

Asian growth is a well-established story now, as is the threat of a decline in the years to come.

Special Reports

Equity Income - September 2014

Investors will need to start thinking outside the box in their search for yield.

Recent Articles
  1. Jan 19, 2015

    Fund Review: Japanese Smaller Companies

    Weak yen, cheap oil and improving exports may boost Japanese firms’ fortunes.

  2. Investment Trusts| Jan 19, 2015

    Fund Review: Fidelity Japanese Values

    Shinji Higaki explains the benefits of a diversified approach.

  3. Jan 19, 2015

    Fund Review: Aberdeen Global Japanese Smaller Companies

    A collective investment approach pays dividends when looking at Japanese smaller companies.

  4. Investment Trusts| Jan 19, 2015

    Fund Review: JPM Japan Smaller Companies Trust

    Manager Nicholas Weindling explains the investment trust’s focus on long-term mega trends.

  5. JPMAM warned £220m Asian Investment Trust must improve
    Investment Trusts| Jan 16, 2015

    JPMAM warned £220m Asian Investment Trust must improve

    Board of investment trust has said “significant performance improvement” is needed ahead of a continuation vote in 2016.

  6. Jan 12, 2015

    Fund Review: M&G Japan fund

    Manager Dean Cashman explains how he runs this £95.5m fund.

  7. Jan 12, 2015

    Fund Review: Japan

    Snap election win shores up support for Shinzo Abe’s economic reforms.

  8. Jan 12, 2015

    Fund Review: Lindsell Train Japanese Equity

    Manager Michael Lindsell talks to Ellie Duncan about the benefits of a concentrated portfolio.

  9. Jan 12, 2015

    Fund Review: Baillie Gifford Japan Trust

    Sarah Whitley explains why she likes companies that are “underappreciated” by the market.

  10. JPMorgan Asia Trust drops fee after dire performance
    Investment Trusts| Dec 24, 2014

    JPMorgan Asia Trust drops fee after dire performance

    In-house asset manager will stay on, but company adds continuation vote to 2016 AGM.

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