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Nov 21, 2014

Yarrow boosts bet on foreign stocks

Expensive UK stocks prompt Evenlode Income manager to seek opportunities abroad.

Asia Pacific| Nov 20, 2014

BlackRock’s Swan builds up weighting in Korea

Manager eyes exceptionally cheap companies as economy has ‘started to reverse’.

Investments| Nov 20, 2014

Lack of biotech hits Mahony’s Polar Capital trust

Polar Capital manager says investing in biotech is not in keeping with trust’s low-risk mandate.

Investments| Nov 20, 2014

Henderson multi-manager McQuaker hikes equities exposure

Henderson manager has added between 4-5% to equities across ‘pretty much all funds’.

Investments| Nov 20, 2014

Aberdeen moves to rebrand entire Swip range

Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (Swip) brand set to disappear as fund name changes planned for next week; subsequent mergers likely.

Investments| Nov 19, 2014

Adrian Sharpe leaves BNY Mellon

Group’s head of discretionary sales has left the company.

Analysis & Opinion

Jon Cudby| Nov 21, 2014

Cognitive dissonance undermines our ethical values

When it comes to polling day, will our ethics really hold up? Or will we vote for profit in our conscience investment decisions, asks Jon Cudby

Alternative Investments| Nov 17, 2014

Fund Review: FP WHEB Sustainability

How manager Tim Dieppe runs this global growth portfolio with a sustainable focus.

Alternative Investments| Nov 17, 2014

Fund Review: Sustainability

Green funds no longer a niche play as climate change threatens.

From Special Report: Alternative investing - November 2014| Nov 17, 2014

Delivering alpha is exceedingly difficult

Accessing alpha may be challenging for some 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

Hunt for Income - November 2014

Where should investors be looking for income as they move away from the traditional asset classes.

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 Adviser 100 Club Awards - October 2014

The winners of Investment Adviser’s third annual 100 Club awards have been revealed.

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.

Special Reports

Investment Adviser 100 Club - July 2014

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

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. IPO activity bolsters British Empire
    Investments| Nov 19, 2014

    IPO activity bolsters British Empire

    Trust benefits from an ‘abundance’ of corporate deals and listings in the past year.

  2. UK election could stall flood of Aim listings
    Nov 18, 2014

    UK election could stall flood of Aim listings

    Markets will become a ‘bit jittery’ as the election approaches, Octopus manager says.

  3. Fund Selector: Volatility is the new norm
    Investments| Nov 18, 2014

    Fund Selector: Volatility is the new norm

    Look upon falls in the market as opportunities to add to your favoured funds and regions.

  4. Biotech trusts poised to capitalise on ‘blockbuster’ drugs
    Alternative Investments| Nov 18, 2014

    Biotech trusts poised to capitalise on ‘blockbuster’ drugs

    Large-cap biotech firms are set to do well in 2015, with a raft of potentially lucrative new drugs.

  5. Matthews lowers active bet size in UK Alpha fund
    Investments| Nov 18, 2014

    Matthews lowers active bet size in UK Alpha fund

    Schroders manager is ‘more comfortable’ with more holdings within flagship fund.

  6. Investors eye the opening up of China’s A share market
    Emerging Markets| Nov 18, 2014

    Investors eye the opening up of China’s A share market

    Shanghai Connect initiative provides ‘huge investment opportunity’ for investors.

  7. Giles Worthington joins S&W to replace Michael Pascall
    European| Nov 17, 2014

    Giles Worthington joins S&W to replace Michael Pascall

    Giles Worthington to manage the Smith & Williamson European Growth Trust as former manager Michael Pascall leaves.

  8. US leads dividend growth figures as UK lags
    North American| Nov 17, 2014

    US leads dividend growth figures as UK lags

    Strong underlying dividend growth from the US drags total global payouts to $288.1bn in the third quarter.

  9. Dalton’s co-founder Spence leaves group
    Investments| Nov 17, 2014

    Dalton’s co-founder Spence leaves group

    Boutique sees chief executive Magnus Spence leave group with responsibilities passed to team.

  10. Markets lurch as Japan enters technical recession
    Investments| Nov 17, 2014

    Markets lurch as Japan enters technical recession

    World’s third largest economy tips into a technical recession on back of sales tax rise.

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