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Investment Trusts| Dec 19, 2014

RIT Capital Partners in deal for GVO Investment Management

Specialist fund manager to be acquired less than 18 months after it was bought by Hansa Aktiengesellschaft.

Investments| Dec 18, 2014

Market woes batter Russian funds’ performance

Funds run by major houses including Barings, JPMorgan Asset Management and HSBC GAM have lost at least 45 per cent in 2014.

Dec 17, 2014

Small but perfectly formed investments for 2015

Small-cap managers talk of ‘transformational’ smaller companies for 2015

Multi-Manager Funds| Dec 17, 2014

Managers sound warning over Smith’s flagship fund

Hawksmoor trio reduces its Fundsmith Equity holding, saying its theme is ‘long in the tooth’.

Investments| Dec 17, 2014

Multi-asset managers powered by US and Japan equities

Backing two of the major equity markets helped managers but some were boosted by contrarian calls.

Economic Indicators| Dec 16, 2014

FTSE 100 closes at lowest level of 2014

Index has now fallen by almost 9 per cent in six trading days, with oil-related stocks faring the worst.

Analysis & Opinion

InterviewfromUK| Dec 15, 2014

‘There’s no shortage of people to tell me I’m being stupid’

Ellie Duncan talks to outspoken Oriel fund manager Patrick Barton about why everyone was “unbelievably sycophantic” when he was running a big fund.

Emerging Markets| Dec 15, 2014

Fund Review: Hermes Global Emerging Markets

Blended style fund is now six years old.

Emerging Markets| Dec 15, 2014

Fund Review: Carmignac Portfolio Emerging Discovery fund

The process behind this high-stakes fund.

Emerging Markets| Dec 15, 2014

Fund Review: Emerging markets

Is emerging markets’ recent poor performance a structural or fleeting problem?

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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

Income Options - November 2014

Most investors want income - with the pension changes they may just want investment-based income for longer.

FTAdviser Blog

True platform due diligence requires deep data digging

Due diligence is not something you do to keep the regulator happy; it is what you do to protect your clients and your business.

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

Global Opportunities - November 2014

Are fears over a slowdown in the global economic recovery deterring investors or providing new opportunities?

FTAdviser Blog

Investing should be as simple as ‘ABC’… and ‘D’

Many investment portfolios I see lack structure and carry far too much risk.

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

Passive zealots are actively deluding themselves

Vast majority who are zealously passive do not have any inkling that they are making active investment decisions every day.

Recent Articles
  1. FTAdviser Blog| Dec 16, 2014

    True platform due diligence requires deep data digging

    Due diligence is not something you do to keep the regulator happy; it is what you do to protect your clients and your business.

  2. Ian Barrass: we are ‘halfway through’ turnaround
    Investment Trusts| Dec 16, 2014

    Ian Barrass: we are ‘halfway through’ turnaround

    Ahead of a vote on the future of his Henderson Value Trust, manager Ian Barrass says he needs more time.

  3. Fund industry rocked by corporate change in 2014
    Investments| Dec 16, 2014

    Fund industry rocked by corporate change in 2014

    Merry-go-round year sees a raft of corporate changes including Swip’s take over by Aberdeen.

  4. Europe most favoured investment region for 2015: AIC
    Dec 15, 2014

    Europe most favoured investment region for 2015: AIC

    Europe was followed by the US and Asia Pacific excluding Japan.

  5. Brooks Macdonald funds move onto OM Wealth platform
    Wraps & Platforms| Dec 15, 2014

    Brooks Macdonald funds move onto OM Wealth platform

    Funds added at the beginning of December in response to investor interest.

  6. From Special Report: Winter Investment Monitor - December 2014| Dec 15, 2014

    The importance of risk profiling

    How do advisers ensure their asset models are fit for purpose?

  7. From Special Report: Winter Investment Monitor - December 2014| Dec 15, 2014

    Managers’ forecasts for 2015

    Investment Adviser asks three experts for their outlook on a selection of asset classes for the next three months.

  8. Japan ‘set to bounce back in 2015’
    Dec 15, 2014

    Japan ‘set to bounce back in 2015’

    Fund managers back central bank stimulus measures to pull nation’s economy out of decline.

  9. Managers predict FTSE 100 2015 high
    Dec 15, 2014

    Managers predict FTSE 100 2015 high

    Managers forecast the index surpassing dot-com-fuelled high, to hit 7,000 points.

  10. News Analysis: Looking for value in Russia
    Dec 12, 2014

    News Analysis: Looking for value in Russia

    Do Russia’s current woes represent a buying opportunity or are they a sign of worse to come?

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