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Equities| Apr 17, 2015

SLI’s Zverev talks up telecoms’ prospects

European regulators have given up trying to ‘squeeze profits’, says global equity manager.

Apr 17, 2015

Global growth “moderate and uneven”, says Lagarde

Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund called for continued reform of the international monetary system as global growth is “uneven”.

Equities| Apr 17, 2015

Japan stocks start to pay dividends

Edelsten boosts Japan exposure as companies finally start paying out to shareholders.

Apr 16, 2015

IMF warns global financial risks are rising

The risks to financial stability have risen and rotated since October last year, according to the IMF, which has called for “prompt action”.

Investments| Apr 15, 2015

Industry view: The art of being unpopular

Research indicates that when taking a contrarian position, patience is an underrated virtue.

Investments| Apr 14, 2015

Blow for Alliance Trust as PIRC backs proposed directors

Corporate governance consultancy PIRC backs proposed new board members, a view which supports Investment Adviser campaign.

Analysis & Opinion

From Special Report: ETFs - April 2015| Apr 13, 2015

ETFs march on as costs fall further

Lower cost ETFs prove irresistible to investors.

From Special Report: Hunt for Income - March 2015| Mar 30, 2015

A mixed picture for bonds and equity income

UK investors are lured by equity income products in the quest for income.

From Special Report: Hunt for Income - March 2015| Mar 30, 2015

Flexible approach will pay rewards

What is the outlook for fixed income in the ‘lower for longer’ environment?

From Special Report: Commodities - March 2015| Mar 30, 2015

‘Safe haven’ asset starts year strongly

Diverse sources of demand suggest gold has not yet lost its lustre for investors.

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Special Reports

Investing for 2015 - January 2015

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

FTAdviser Blog

Passive road is almost as rocky as an active one

Passives are a simple way to get exposure to markets without trying to understand a fund managers process.

Special Reports

Global Opportunities - November 2014

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

FTAdviser Blog

Growing need for more clarity around structured products

Retail investors do not understand structured products and, even worse, they usually overestimate returns.

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. IMF at risk of stifling industry with over-regulation: IA
    Apr 13, 2015

    IMF at risk of stifling industry with over-regulation: IA

    Report says that oversight of the asset management industry should be strengthened.

  2. Dollar’s stratospheric rally ‘is running out of steam’
    Investments| Apr 13, 2015

    Dollar’s stratospheric rally ‘is running out of steam’

    UK multi-managers call time on long dollar positions after greenback’s huge rise.

  3. Pressure mounts on Alliance Trust
    Investments| Apr 13, 2015

    Pressure mounts on Alliance Trust

    New players add to calls for independent non-executive directors to join the board.

  4. Morningstar downgrades two Geffen funds
    Apr 10, 2015

    Morningstar downgrades two Geffen funds

    Neptune Balanced and Neptune Global Equity funds both lose their ‘silver’ rating.

  5. IMF demands tighter regulation of asset management industry
    Fixed Income| Apr 09, 2015

    IMF demands tighter regulation of asset management industry

    Analysis warns of herding and first mover advantage risks, even in so-called ‘plain vanilla’ funds.

  6. Aberdeen launches ‘low-cost’ multi-asset range
    Investments| Apr 09, 2015

    Aberdeen launches ‘low-cost’ multi-asset range

    Group positions funds as long-term investing vehicles suitable for the pension freedoms era.

  7. Shell and BG Group agree £47bn takeover deal
    Investments| Apr 08, 2015

    Shell and BG Group agree £47bn takeover deal

    Royal Dutch Shell says deal will add 25 per cent to its proved oil and gas reserves.

  8. Fund Selector: Defining equity returns
    Investments| Apr 07, 2015

    Fund Selector: Defining equity returns

    Do equities really deliver the most ‘equity-like’ return in a long-term investment cycle?

  9. Alliance Trust: What are rules on independence?
    Investments| Apr 07, 2015

    Alliance Trust: What are rules on independence?

    The requirements for non-executive directors to be independent.

  10. Alliance Trust investors urge change ahead of vote
    Investments| Apr 07, 2015

    Alliance Trust investors urge change ahead of vote

    Institutions and private shareholders voice support for trio of appointments.

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