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Investment Trusts| 09:00

Demand for new investment trusts is waning

Analysts at Winterflood and Numis see signs of initial public offering (IPO) “fatigue”.

Investments| Jan 21, 2015

Market View: Fighting against technology

The implications of advancing technology can be devastating for companies and individuals.

Multi-Asset Funds| Jan 21, 2015

Ratings firm backs up brutal honesty threat in Gars review

Upstart ratings agency that promised to give ‘straight answers’ on fund quality lists catalogue of concerns with the £23bn Standard Life fund.

North American| Jan 21, 2015

Weak growth threatens US equities

Artemis manager fears weak growth rates in other economies could hit his US stocks.

Multi-Manager Funds| Jan 21, 2015

T Bailey Growth managers boost tech and healthcare

Since its launch, the T Bailey Growth fund has focused on the growth prospects of individual nations or regions.

Investments| Jan 20, 2015

Fund Selector: Indulging in a buyback binge

Substantive investment will one day replace the short-term ‘sugar rush’ of buybacks.

Analysis & Opinion

From Special Report: Fixed income - January 2015| Jan 26, 2015

Investors may need to curb expectations

Duration risk is looking overpriced, according to some investors.

From Special Report: Monetary Policy - January 2015| Jan 19, 2015

Elephant in the room exacts a heavy price

Is a focus on people risk as important as monetary policy and regulation in avoiding another financial crisis?

From Special Report: Monetary Policy - January 2015| Jan 19, 2015

Who will be first to tighten?

As monetary policy cycles diverge, will the UK or US be the first to hike interest rates?

Interview| Jan 19, 2015

“Companies that consider ESG are better bets”

Ellie Duncan talks to Fiona Reynolds, managing director of Principles for Responsible Investment, about improving how companies are run.

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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

Investing for 2015 - January 2015

The new year looks to remains beset by old political and economic problems.

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.

Special Reports

Global Opportunities - November 2014

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

Special Reports

Hunt for Income - November 2014

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

Recent Articles
  1. Henderson’s Pattullo targets insurance bonds
    Investments| Jan 20, 2015

    Henderson’s Pattullo targets insurance bonds

    Henderson manager thinks Solvency II rules will favour sector as he ups exposure to 20 per cent.

  2. UK emerging a winner from oil price collapse: EY
    Economic Indicators| Jan 20, 2015

    UK emerging a winner from oil price collapse: EY

    Forecasting predicts inflation averaging zero this year and interest rate rise delayed until next spring.

  3. Fixed income managers pile into government debt
    Investments| Jan 20, 2015

    Fixed income managers pile into government debt

    Bond managers are cranking up exposure to the asset class after missing out last year.

  4. Aberdeen under pressure for poor equity performance
    Emerging Markets| Jan 19, 2015

    Aberdeen under pressure for poor equity performance

    The fund house will ‘almost certainly see outflows’, warns adviser Ivor Harper.

  5. Rathbones’ Thomson: I won’t risk more on US
    North American| Jan 17, 2015

    Rathbones’ Thomson: I won’t risk more on US

    Rathbones manager says he won’t push US weighting beyond current level of 69%.

  6. Dismal December for stockmarkets
    Equities| Jan 16, 2015

    Dismal December for stockmarkets

    Of the main markets, only New Zealand’s recorded a rise in the final month of the year.

  7. M&G’s Rhodes admits ‘mistakes’ in 2014
    Equities| Jan 14, 2015

    M&G’s Rhodes admits ‘mistakes’ in 2014

    Giant £9.5bn Global Dividend manager says stock selling strategy has now been overhauled and suggests US underweight dented returns.

  8. Equities slump as World Bank cuts growth forecast
    Economic Indicators| Jan 14, 2015

    Equities slump as World Bank cuts growth forecast

    UN institution cuts 2015 global growth expectations from 3.4 per cent to 3 per cent, sending commodities tumbling.

  9. World Bank Group cuts global growth estimate
    Economic Indicators| Jan 14, 2015

    World Bank Group cuts global growth estimate

    Oil price collapse will result in “winners and losers,” new global economic report says.

  10. Market View: Carrying on the momentum
    Investments| Jan 14, 2015

    Market View: Carrying on the momentum

    Growth looks set to continue for the US in 2015, while Europe and Asia are playing catch-up.

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