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Fixed Income| 08:01

Market View: Downsides of a strong dollar

A strong US currency might suit the superpower, but not the rest of the world.

Investments| Mar 03, 2015

Fund Selector: Be wary of the consensus

Persistent debt, disinflation, and a lack of demand threaten to derail global economies.

Mar 02, 2015

Aberdeen’s Bruce Stout stands by bearish position

Manager isn’t budging from his stance, in spite of his trust’s poor relative performance.

Feb 27, 2015

Jupiter hands over Global Managed fund

Stephen Mitchell takes on Global Managed fund, previously run by John Chatfeild-Roberts and Simon Somerville, who remains at firm despite reports.

Investment Trusts| Feb 26, 2015

British Assets investors give thumbs up to BlackRock switch

Plans to hand the management of the trust from F&C to BlackRock and change its investment strategy approved by 97 per cent of shareholders.

Feb 26, 2015

Retail fund sales plummet in January

Sales in Janaury 2015 were down 72 per cent compared to the same month last year.

Analysis & Opinion

From Special Report: Sustainable Investing - March 2015| Mar 02, 2015

Government pledges and renewable energy

While there are often visible earnings from government subsidies, intervention is a double-edge sword.

From Special Report: Sustainable Investing - March 2015| Mar 02, 2015

Benchmarking sustainable funds’ performance

There are, as of yet, no widely recognised indices or benchmarks for funds looking to invest in a sustainable way

Wraps & Platforms| Mar 02, 2015

Integration of IT is key for platforms

Integration of technology with investments is key for platforms.

Global bonds: Shaken, not stirred

Fixed Income| Feb 24, 2015 |

Global bonds: Shaken, not stirred

It has not been the easiest of years for bond investors, but could things be starting to change? Charlotte Richards asks bond managers what they...

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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 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.

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    Investments| Feb 26, 2015

    Jargon Busting: Sharpe ratio

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  2. Revera managers switch focus to macroeconomics
    Investments| Feb 25, 2015

    Revera managers switch focus to macroeconomics

    UK Dynamic fund duo warns that an overly strong dollar could ‘destabilise markets’.

  3. F&C investors could face higher fees after major outflows
    Feb 25, 2015

    F&C investors could face higher fees after major outflows

    F&C Global Bond fund sheds almost all its assets under management after major withdrawal.

  4. Major fund houses suffer outflows after resignations
    Investments| Feb 23, 2015

    Major fund houses suffer outflows after resignations

    Fund flow data shows star fund manager departures coincided with a drop in assets.

  5. From Special Report: Strategic Bonds - February 2015| Feb 23, 2015

    Advertorial: Popularity of strategic bonds is growing

    Advertorial: Aberdeen’s strategic success in navigating market changes.

  6. InterviewfromAlternative Investments| Feb 23, 2015

    ‘There are large and profound product cycles starting’

    The man in charge of Polar Capital’s biotechnology fund explains how an interest in medicine led to a career in the biotechnology sector.

  7. More Jupiter funds enter RedZone
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    More Jupiter funds enter RedZone

    Five Jupiter funds are surprise inclusions in Chelsea’s list of worst-performing portfolios.

  8. SLI sees £2.6bn outflows from flagship Ignis bond fund
    Fixed Income| Feb 20, 2015

    SLI sees £2.6bn outflows from flagship Ignis bond fund

    Firm acknowledges the outflows from the Ignis Absolute Return Government Bond fund “will impact revenue in 2015”.

  9. Man Group to acquire NewSmith
    Alternative Investments| Feb 20, 2015

    Man Group to acquire NewSmith

    The alternative investment firm confirms plans to buy the equity investment boutique partially owned by Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank.

  10. Interview| Feb 19, 2015

    Firing Line: Johan Utterman

    The portfolio manager of Lombard Odier Golden Age fund says some pensioners are choosing a more active retirement and tells Myron Jobson why it is...

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