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Investment Trusts| 12:03

Walls weighs up investment in flagging World Mining Trust

Manager says share price of Evy Hambro’s mining trust has fallen to more attractive price.


Fidelity’s Anand says European deflation concerns overdone

Fidelity’s head of European equities says the bloc is not likely to become the Japan of this decade.

Investments| 08:48

China ETFs set to open up market

Managers providing direct access to Chinese stocks will reap the rewards, say Moody’s.

Oct 17, 2014

Virgin Money delays £150m IPO

Bank states admission will be attempted after October, “as soon as constructive market conditions allow”.

Emerging Markets| Oct 16, 2014

Legg Mason converts Asian fund to emerging markets

Robert Wang and Russell Shtern to manage the Legg Mason Emerging Markets Equity fund.

Oct 16, 2014

UK will grow in ‘less robust fashion’, warns Mark Barnett

Weak manufacturing and wage growth still ‘concerns’ says Invesco Perpetual manager.

Analysis & Opinion

Commodities| Oct 20, 2014

Fund Review: Natural resources

Long-term investors see potential in struggling natural resources sector.

Commodities| Oct 20, 2014

Fund Review: BGF Natural Resources Growth & Income

Perhaps interesting to investors who want sector exposure.

A passive-aggressive approach

From Special Report: Passive Investing - October 2014| Oct 15, 2014

A passive-aggressive approach

Even as markets continue to rise, the case for reducing costs remains compelling

From Special Report: Enterprise Investment Schemes - October 2014| Oct 13, 2014

Exciting prospects for savvy investors

Is the technology sector offering opportunities for EIS and SEIS investors?

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Investing in Smaller Companies

UK Smaller Companies funds invest almost exclusively in equities, which comprise the bottom 10 per cent of the UK market.

Special Reports

Investment Adviser 100 Club - July 2014

The members of the 2014 Investment Adviser 100 Club are announced, with some interesting results.

FTAdviser Blog

Advisers are too passive in recommending trackers

Beta is nearly free and chasing the elusive alpha has become even more expensive.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Investing in Technology

Technology is a specialist area that offers a strong growth opportunity for those able to back the right minds.

Special Reports

Investment approaches - July 2014

Human nature inevitably leads to some kind of investor bias, but does understanding these style exposures make investors less vulnerable?

FTAdviser Blog

Should advisers be on the hook for big firm compensation?

Week in Brief: Sesame will not follow Ashley Law, GARs in TCF spotlight and Mas’ complex relationship with advisers.

Adviser Guides

Guide to UK Equity Income funds

The IMA UK Equity Income sector was created in 2010 as a merger of Equity Income and Equity Income and Growth sectors.

Special Reports

Summer Investment Monitor - June 2014

As we near the end of the first half of 2014, a look back at markets shows some surprising and not so surprising trends.

Economic Indicators

Advisers can curb the bad investment instincts of clients

Clients are upping risk after a long period of gains in markets meaning advice has a chance to prove its worth.

Recent Articles
  1. Napf launches ‘made simple’ investment guides
    From Pensions| Oct 16, 2014

    Napf launches ‘made simple’ investment guides

    New guides cover exchange traded funds, smart beta and private equity.

  2. FTSE suffers biggest one-day fall this year
    Economic Indicators| Oct 16, 2014

    FTSE suffers biggest one-day fall this year

    Market close down 181 points as disappointing US data stokes fears of global growth slowdown.

  3. Rutm records 4.5% increase in assets in Q3
    UK| Oct 16, 2014

    Rutm records 4.5% increase in assets in Q3

    Interim statement from parent company notes Rathbone Unit Trust Management’s assets grew by £100m in a “difficult third quarter”.

  4. Oct 15, 2014

    Mystery Shopper: Bournemouth

    This week the Mystery Shopper visits Bournemouth. Her elderly parents are moving to the area, and have charged her with looking at the options...

  5. Aldermore U-turn on £300m IPO
    Oct 15, 2014

    Aldermore U-turn on £300m IPO

    Challenger retail bank had announced its intention to proceed with an IPO on 22 September this year.

  6. Henderson’s Europe star Richard Pease joins new firm
    Oct 15, 2014

    Henderson’s Europe star Richard Pease joins new firm

    Pease, one of the most respected European equity fund managers in the UK, is leaving to join a new fund house.

  7. Spencer eyes housebuilding cherry
    Oct 15, 2014

    Spencer eyes housebuilding cherry

    Mid-cap star takes ‘second bite’ out of sector with Bellway and Bovis Homes foray.

  8. Oliver Bell boosts exposure to Vietnam
    Investments| Oct 15, 2014

    Oliver Bell boosts exposure to Vietnam

    T Rowe Price manager predicts the country’s fortunes will improve, as reforms kick in.

  9. Schroders to reopen Paul Marriage’s fund
    Oct 15, 2014

    Schroders to reopen Paul Marriage’s fund

    Schroder UK Dynamic Smaller Companies fund to reopen to new investment on October 20 after fund size plummets.

  10. S&W’s Rosengarten to focus on core areas
    Investments| Oct 14, 2014

    S&W’s Rosengarten to focus on core areas

    New head is confident group will be a ‘credible force within the asset management industry’.

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