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Jul 28, 2014

Profit warnings from UK companies hit three year high

Strength of sterling and increased competition cited as main reasons for profit warnings.

Asia Pacific| Jul 28, 2014

Aberdeen’s assets drop as client withdraws £4bn

Outflows from combined Aberdeen and Swip business hit £8.8bn in the second quarter of 2014.

Tax Efficient Investments| 08:48

Octopus waives fees on EIS after fall in media shares

One of the firm’s EIS tranches includes media companies that have suffered underperformance.

Jul 25, 2014

F&C Managed Portfolio Trust grows thanks to UK mid-caps

Holdings in trusts including those run by Schroders’ Andy Brough (pictured) helped boost performance.

Multi-Asset Funds| Jul 25, 2014

Miton multi-asset funds post H1 outflows of £183m

Fund management group says equity fund inflows offset by outflows from defensively positioned multi-asset portfolios.

Investment Trusts| Jul 25, 2014

Market rotation drags on Alliance Trust performance

Investment trust increases dividend by 3 per cent but notes switch from ‘growth’ to ‘value’ stocks has impacted its equity portfolio.

Analysis & Opinion

InterviewfromUK| Jul 28, 2014

“It’s the same process you face on the sports field”

Nyree Stewart talks to the Neptune’s Scott MacLennan on how playing sport has helped him not just be competitive – but deal with losing, too.

Global| Jul 28, 2014

Fund Review: Artemis Global Income fund

Manager Jacob de Tusch-Lec goes in search for unloved stocks that deliver the goods on the cheap.

Jul 28, 2014

Fund Review: Legg Mason Global Equity Income

Macroeconomics is the key for manager Paul Ehrlichman, who ‘tries not to predict the future’.

Global| Jul 28, 2014

Fund Review: BlackRock Global Income

Manager Stuart Reeve aims for sustainable growth by ignoring benchmarks and focusing on quality.

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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

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.

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?

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.

Recent Articles
  1. Global| Jul 28, 2014

    Fund Review: Global Income

    Investors uncertain about the macroeconomic story could find a safe haven in global equity income.

  2. From Special Report: MENA - July 2014| Jul 28, 2014

    What to make of the turmoil in the Middle East

    Geopolitical issues in Mena may be masking investment opportunities for those willing to take the risk.

  3. Global| Jul 25, 2014

    Fund Review: Jupiter Financial Opportunities

    Ellie Duncan talks to Guy de Blonay about investing a global mandate in such a diversified sector.

  4. Sentiment for gold nears rock bottom: Ruffer’s Baker
    Commodities| Jul 23, 2014

    Sentiment for gold nears rock bottom: Ruffer’s Baker

    David Baker’s Ruffer Baker Steel Gold fund reported a tough May, dropping 8.8 per cent.

  5. Fidelity closes onshore real assets fund on lack of assets
    Jul 23, 2014

    Fidelity closes onshore real assets fund on lack of assets

    Group takes decision to close its onshore Global Real Asset Securities fund but keep larger offshore product going.

  6. Brewin sees asset growth but advisory outflows pick up
    Discretionary Management| Jul 23, 2014

    Brewin sees asset growth but advisory outflows pick up

    New pricing structure prompts some outflows from advisory business but discretionary assets rise; income from trail falls on ‘planned reduction’.

  7. Share prices outpacing fundamentals – Koesterich
    European| Jul 23, 2014

    Share prices outpacing fundamentals – Koesterich

    BlackRock’s chief investment strategist points to lack of earnings growth for reason behind European pullback.

  8. River & Mercantile issues first post-IPO update
    Jul 23, 2014

    River & Mercantile issues first post-IPO update

    Group issues trading update shortly after it listed on the stockmarket last month.

  9. Fidelity acquires City Financial UK Opps fund
    Jul 22, 2014

    Fidelity acquires City Financial UK Opps fund

    Group confirms hire of Leigh Himsworth and says it will take ownership of his largest fund.

  10. Jul 22, 2014

    Fund Selector: Evolution, not revolution

    Trimming large-cap equities may be wise, but a reweighting seems unnecessary.

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