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Investments| Dec 17, 2014

Oil continues to decline and weighs on Russia

The price of Brent crude oil fell below $60 per barrel, lumping pressure on an already challenged Russian economy.

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.

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.

Investments| Dec 16, 2014

Fund Selector: How did we get it so wrong?

Market predictions of higher growth and rising interest rates in 2014 were way off the mark.

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.

Analysis & Opinion

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

Embracing the ‘big data’ opportunity

Why big data is an opportunity, not an inconvenience.

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

“Equities are vulnerable... heading into 2015”

One multi-manager thinks equities are vulnerable to political uncertainty.

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

Executive pay should reflect firms’ ESG goals

Developing accountability mechanisms.

Dec 08, 2014

Snapshot: It’s wise to cast your net wide for income

Income investors need to take a broader view of the investment universe to reap the best dividends.

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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

Global Opportunities - November 2014

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

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

Hunt for Income - November 2014

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

Multi-Asset Funds

I’ll give outcome-orientated solutions a chance... for now

It sounds like yet more marketing fluff, but the principle of assessing funds on the basis of their outcomes is a good one

Special Reports

Equity Income - September 2014

Investors will need to start thinking outside the box in their search for yield.

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.

Recent Articles
  1. Europe most favoured investment region for 2015: AIC
    Equities| Dec 15, 2014

    Europe most favoured investment region for 2015: AIC

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

  2. News Analysis: Looking for value in Russia
    Equities| 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?

  3. Ardevora assets exceed £1bn
    Equities| Dec 12, 2014

    Ardevora assets exceed £1bn

    Assets under management at the global equity group have hit £1bn since it launched.

  4. Fading Greek crisis boosts strategic bond funds
    Investments| Dec 09, 2014

    Fading Greek crisis boosts strategic bond funds

    Passage of time leads to drastic improvement in strategic bond funds’ performance figures.

  5. Invesco’s Gars challenger gets support from ratings group
    Investments| Dec 08, 2014

    Invesco’s Gars challenger gets support from ratings group

    The Adviser Centre, headed by former OBSR chiefs Peter Toogood and Gill Hutchison, gives IP Global Targeted Returns fund rating.

  6. Dec 08, 2014

    Fund Review: Frontier markets

    Investors need to have faith in long-term themes for frontier markets.

  7. Polar Capital Technology Trust assets rise 18.7%
    Dec 05, 2014

    Polar Capital Technology Trust assets rise 18.7%

    Investment trust also reports NAV total return of 18.7 per cent compared with benchmark on rebound of ‘high growth’ stocks.

  8. Momentum managers snap up UK equity bargains
    Multi-Asset Funds| Dec 05, 2014

    Momentum managers snap up UK equity bargains

    Diversified Target Return team brings in 0.5 per cent in October as it sells down infrastructure plays.

  9. From Insurance| Dec 04, 2014

    The dark knight

    Uncertainty about future demand, concerns about the global recovery and changes in regulation have cast a long shadow over the UK financial...

  10. Loomis Sayles promotes co-manager to global bond funds
    Fixed Income| Dec 04, 2014

    Loomis Sayles promotes co-manager to global bond funds

    Scott Service to become co-manager on Loomis Sayles Global Opportunistic Bond fund and other global bond mandates.

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