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Investments| May 28, 2015

Jargon Busting: Diversification

Diversification is best explained by eggs, baskets and mathematics.

Investment Trusts| May 27, 2015

Biggest trust scraps decade-old strategy in overhaul

Scottish Mortage investment trust abandons three key themes from the past decade in favour of “emergent themes of the future”.

Equities| May 26, 2015

Global investors turn their backs on US equities

Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey shows rise in number of investors with an underweight position to US equities.

May 22, 2015

Fund review: EFGAM Global Equity Conviction

New fund launched by EFG Asset Management New Capital Global Equity Conviction fund

Investments| May 20, 2015

Invesco’s Walker moves overweight mining for first time ever

Group’s UK equities manager says he is avoiding bond proxies in favour of value opportunities including ‘significant’ increases in mining.

Investments| May 19, 2015

Fund Selector: Appreciating bond risk

Do investors in search of yield fully understand the dangers that lurk within fixed income?

Analysis & Opinion

From Special Report: Property - May 2015| May 26, 2015

Strong tailwinds lift property sector

Where are the most promising opportunities for property investors?

From Special Report: Multi-Asset - May 2015| May 18, 2015

DIY investors face many restrictions

What are the pros and cons in creating your own multi-asset fund versus an off the shelf option?

Fixed Income| May 18, 2015

Fund Review: High Yield Bonds

For investors searching for income, high-yield funds may be the answer.

Fixed Income| May 18, 2015

Fund Review: Hermes Global High Yield Bond

Fraser Lundie’s fund has reached its five-year anniversary and uses a top down construct.

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Special Reports

Equity Income - April 2015

It is no secret the investment community is on the lookout for income.

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

Investing for 2015 - January 2015

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

FTAdviser Blog

Growing need for more clarity around structured products

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

Recent Articles
  1. Morningstar downgrades Jupiter Merlin range
    Multi-Manager Funds| May 19, 2015

    Morningstar downgrades Jupiter Merlin range

    Jupiter Merlin Growth, Balanced and Income fund ratings reduced to silver, with Merlin Worldwide lowered to bronze, after Peter Lawery steps back.

  2. M&G’s Anthony Doyle issues bearish bond warning
    Investments| May 19, 2015

    M&G’s Anthony Doyle issues bearish bond warning

    Manager says bond returns are likely to be lower than investors have previously experienced.

  3. Fixed Income| May 18, 2015

    Fund Review: Kames High Yield Bond

    The managers are turning their attention to the US market where they see opportunities.

  4. Sergeant’s fund makes big recovery
    Investments| May 15, 2015

    Sergeant’s fund makes big recovery

    Investments in eurozone and Japan have helped R&M manager reverse losses sustained in 2014.

  5. Architas promotes Sweeney as Carbonneil exits
    Investments| May 13, 2015

    Architas promotes Sweeney as Carbonneil exits

    Natahn Sweeney will work alongside Caspar Rock (pictured) on the group’s £770m Multi-Asset Active range.

  6. 100 Club: Luckraft eyes peer-to-peer lending space
    Investments| May 12, 2015

    100 Club: Luckraft eyes peer-to-peer lending space

    Axa manager adds GLI Finance and VPC Specialty Lending to his Managed Income fund.

  7. Scottish Mortgage will use reserves to pay dividends
    Investment Trusts| May 12, 2015

    Scottish Mortgage will use reserves to pay dividends

    The lack of income from its equity holdings has meant the Baillie Gifford trust needs to dip into its backup cash.

  8. Investec’s Saunders boosts sterling exposure
    Multi-Asset Funds| May 12, 2015

    Investec’s Saunders boosts sterling exposure

    Investec manager takes advantage of currency weakness before the UK general election.

  9. Market View: Sign up to IA principle
    Investments| May 11, 2015

    Market View: Sign up to IA principle

    Could a new initiative from the IA fix what is afflicting actively managed funds in the UK?

  10. Fixed Income| May 11, 2015

    Fund Review: Fidelity Strategic Bond

    Ian Spreadbury talks through the process behind the Fidelity Strategic Bond fund.

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