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Sep 19, 2014

Family firms likely to outperform the market

Study from by Madrid’s IE Business School shows companies under family control outperform their counterparts across Europe and the UK.

Sep 18, 2014

AXA IM’s Nigel Thomas buys ‘highly priced’ discounters

While avoiding the food retail market, AXA Investment Managers’ UK equity manager has bought discount stores.

Sep 17, 2014

Vanguard’s Simon Vanstone dies of suspected heart attack

Head of European institutional at the passive investment specialist dies suddenly.

UK| Sep 17, 2014

Schroders’ Stewart pulls back Scottish bank holdings

Manager says she has exited credit default swap positions in Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds because of referendum uncertainty.

Sep 16, 2014

Old Mutual’s Lilley: Fund rebound fuelled by Draghi

Kevin Lilley hails turning point for European markets as his Old Mutual European Ex UK fund bounces back from difficult summer.

Investment Trusts| Sep 16, 2014

Scottish Mortgage set for windfall from Alibaba

The New York Stock Exchange listing of the Chinese e-commerce firm has pushed it into the investment trust’s top holdings.

Analysis & Opinion
Hidden in plain sight

Sep 17, 2014

Hidden in plain sight

Investing in Aim stocks could prove a more attractive proposition than at first sight.

From Special Report: Autumn Investment Monitor - September 2014| Sep 15, 2014

The management fallout after M&As

The managers who have survived M&A activity in 2014.

From Special Report: Autumn Investment Monitor - September 2014| Sep 15, 2014

Global opportunities: where to look

Investment Adviser asks global equity managers which regions look attractive this year and next.

From Special Report: Autumn Investment Monitor - September 2014| Sep 15, 2014

Tensions and tapering

Equities remain the most popular asset class.

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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. Sep 15, 2014

    Fund Review: Axa Distribution fund

    Fit for more cautious investors.

  2. Multi-Asset Funds| Sep 15, 2014

    Fund Review: Distribution funds

    Distribution funds promise a less volatile ride with respectable returns.

  3. Miton completes purchase of Darwin
    Sep 15, 2014

    Miton completes purchase of Darwin

    Aim-quoted fund management group acquires entire issued share capital of Darwin Investment Managers Limited.

  4. Scottish fears accelerate UK fund outflows
    UK| Sep 12, 2014

    Scottish fears accelerate UK fund outflows

    Guardian/ICM poll puts ‘no’ compaign in a two-point lead, but undecideds make it too close to call.

  5. Polar launches healthcare fund for Mahony and Powell
    Sep 12, 2014

    Polar launches healthcare fund for Mahony and Powell

    Polar Capital Healthcare Blue Chip fund to invest in 25 to 30 of the largest healthcare stocks in the world.

  6. European equities hesitate over rates
    European| Sep 12, 2014

    European equities hesitate over rates

    Traders suffer “paralysis analysis” in predicting Fed, BoE minutes and the Scottish referendum.

  7. Update: Schroders’ UK Growth board to hold beauty parade
    Sep 11, 2014

    Update: Schroders’ UK Growth board to hold beauty parade

    Board of UK Growth trust says “full review of potential long-term management options” in shareholders’ interests; major backer supports move.

  8. Baillie Gifford changes fund name to reflect growth focus
    Sep 10, 2014

    Baillie Gifford changes fund name to reflect growth focus

    The Baillie Gifford Global Income fund is aiming for growth ahead of upcoming inflation.

  9. Liontrust sticks by pricing after Hargreaves drops fund
    Sep 10, 2014

    Liontrust sticks by pricing after Hargreaves drops fund

    Chief executive John Ions says he will not change pricing after ‘high fees’ contribute to one of its funds being removed from Wealth 150 list.

  10. Rlam’s Cholwill backs GlaxoSmithKline
    Sep 10, 2014

    Rlam’s Cholwill backs GlaxoSmithKline

    Pharmaceutical giant is now one of the manager’s largest holdings in his Royal London fund.

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