Group targets commodity sector after actively avoiding the asset class for at least two years.
Anglo-Dutch oil giant’s £47bn takeover plan rattles UK equity income investors.
Broker claims “horrific” year for the World Mining trust leaves credibility “damaged” and claims “disappointing” fee cut does not go far enough.
Oil prices and inflation have been falling, but it’s not always clear how to exploit either trend.
Cuts to government levies on oil producers will have little effect, fund managers claim.
Group’s World Mining trust will be managed by Evy Hambro and Olivia Markham once Catherine Raw leaves the asset manager.
Analysis & Opinion
Energy analysts are divided as to whether the price of oil will stay around US$100bbl by the end of the year or return to historic levels.
Commodities can offer interesting opportunities for passive investors if they know what to look for.
Diverse sources of demand suggest gold has not yet lost its lustre for investors.
Investors look to dip their toe into the asset class as prices stay lower.
UK| Mar 09, 2015
Tumbling share prices of oil and gas firms have piqued the interest of Aberforth’s managers.
Feb 12, 2015
Bradley George to relinquish role as head of Investec's commodities & resources team to become managing director of its US client group.
Investment Trusts| Feb 04, 2015
Baker Steel Resources manager claims sector is ‘near the bottom’ as he seeks to raise £100m.
Economic Indicators| Jan 23, 2015
Stockmarkets continue to react positively to the quantitative easing from the European Central Bank.