Group recorded higher inflows than a year ago although a net £6.2bn reduction from acquisitions and disposals weighed on asset growth.
Assets under management move to £309.9bn as the strength of sterling in the second quarter reduced assets by £10bn.
High dividend payout ratios raise questions over the sustainability of dividend levels.
Fund managers are 4 per cent overweight ‘one of the cheapest developed markets in the world’.
Aberdeen manager is in search of less obvious places to find yield, such as eurozone bonds.
Research from ETFGI and Hedge Fund Research reveals there was $2bn more held in ETFs than hedge funds at the end of June.
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Green shoots of recovery are evident amid challenging agriculture sector.
The fund’s manager is positioning his fund to benefit from the recent rally in crop prices.
Tarnished financials start to shine as faith in the sector is slowly restored.
Guy de Blonay explains his approach to investing in financials.
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