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Discretionary Management| Apr 17, 2014

Discretionary managers back UK property and equities

Upbeat forecasts for the UK prompts managers to target commercial property and equities.

Apr 17, 2014

Sarasin to rename AgriSar fund and cut fees

Sarasin AgriSar fund to be renamed as Sarasin Food and Agriculture Opportunities fund as group scraps performance fee and lowers annual charge.

European| Apr 17, 2014

Upturn in Europe pays off for Neptune’s Burnett

Neptune manager admits he was ‘too early’ to back European economic recovery

Investment Trusts| Apr 17, 2014

Canaccord reinstates Murray International trust as ‘buy’

Stockbroker upgrades rating for Bruce Stout’s £1.4bn equity trust after tough period last year.

Investment Trusts| Apr 17, 2014

Jupiter trust halves discount despite Nutt’s exit

Jupiter Dividend & Growth trust increases NAV as Alastair Gunn takes over from Tony Nutt.

Emerging Markets| Apr 16, 2014

India managers pin their hopes on BJP win

Hopes for new start after years of ‘politicking’ within Indian coalition government

Analysis & Opinion
Fund themes: To buy and to hold

Apr 16, 2014

Fund themes: To buy and to hold

Investment style guide: As part of the RDR, advisers have to bring themselves up to speed with the whole range of investment themes. Financial...

Emerging Markets| Apr 16, 2014

Fund Review: T. Rowe Price Middle East and Africa Equity

Oliver Bell, speaks to Nyree Stewart about taking profit from Nigeria and finding opportunities in financials.

From Special Report: Exchange-Traded Funds - April 2014| Apr 14, 2014

ETFs compete on more than just costs

Recent developments in the ETF world would suggest the market is differentiated on cost alone.

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Energy Investing in the 21st Century

As you read this guide on an electronic device, look around you and realise just how many things require energy to work.

Growth in Exchange-Traded Funds - April 2014

Passive investing is nothing new, and exchange traded products (ETPs) are just one part of the asset class – but they are certainly a growing part.

FTAdviser Blog

Distribution demands show dirty side of ‘superclean’

Week in Brief: Fund managers may demand sales volume for preferential deals, while CMCs start to feel the heat.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Active versus Passive

Active funds allow a fund manager to exercise his judgement in picking what he/she considers the best stocks for a portfolio.

Special Reports

Hunt for Income - March 2014

Investors should not get caught up in the story of the moment.

FTAdviser Blog

Why are investors staying low while the FTSE is high?

A note from Andrew Merricks, head of investments at Skerritts Wealth Management, which arrived in my inbox last week, certainly provided some food...

Special Reports

Special Situations - March 2014

Special Situations is somewhat of a loose term for a variety of funds that try to do something different.

FTAdviser Blog

Adviser Rant: Accident is brewing with risk-rated funds

The problem with risk-rated funds is that they are rated retrospectively.

Recent Articles
  1. Multi-managers defend US funds after downgrades
    North American| Apr 16, 2014

    Multi-managers defend US funds after downgrades

    Fund selectors say rating changes do not reflect stock rotation taking place.

  2. Charles Stanley tempers profit expectations
    Discretionary Management| Apr 16, 2014

    Charles Stanley tempers profit expectations

    Broker’s profits before tax likely to be 10 per cent lower than market expects due to expansion costs.

  3. Schroders’ Breese edges defensive as valuations rise
    UK| Apr 16, 2014

    Schroders’ Breese edges defensive as valuations rise

    Schroders manager says valuations have gone too high and he wants to balance fund.

  4. Mid cap managers cut stakes in housebuilders
    UK| Apr 16, 2014

    Mid cap managers cut stakes in housebuilders

    Managers cash in on lucrative housebuilding sector, as valuations appear to be ‘stretched’.

  5. Legg Mason to rebrand Sam Peters’ US fund
    North American| Apr 16, 2014

    Legg Mason to rebrand Sam Peters’ US fund

    UK version of Value Trust to reflect management team’s switch to ClearBridge subsidiary.

  6. Aviva Investors hires Friends Life Investments CIO
    UK| Apr 15, 2014

    Aviva Investors hires Friends Life Investments CIO

    Mark Versey to take become client solutions director under new chief executive Euan Munro.

  7. Ardevora sales chief Lewis exits after four years
    Apr 15, 2014

    Ardevora sales chief Lewis exits after four years

    Ian Lewis leaves boutique founded by Jeremy Lang (pictured) and William Pattisson.

  8. Jupiter to launch US equity fund for Robert Siddles
    Apr 15, 2014

    Jupiter to launch US equity fund for Robert Siddles

    Ex-F&C US small cap manager to launch open-ended version of investment trust in May.

  9. Ken Nicholson resigns from Standard Life Investments
    European| Apr 14, 2014

    Ken Nicholson resigns from Standard Life Investments

    European smaller companies manager quits firm but will manage his fund in a “transition period” supervised by Harry Nimmo.

  10. BlackRock cuts fee on natural resources fund
    Commodities| Apr 14, 2014

    BlackRock cuts fee on natural resources fund

    BlackRock reduces the annual management charge on the Natural Resources Growth and Income fund from 1 per cent to 0.75 per cent.

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