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Latest News

Oct 30, 2014

Littlewood evades market falls by slashing exposure

Artemis manager’s lower equity exposure has helped so far in this month’s severe sell-off.

Oct 29, 2014

Hargreaves axes Geffen’s Neptune Balanced from Wealth 150

Discount broker says the multi-asset fund has “gradually disappointed to a greater extent in recent years”.

Investments| Oct 29, 2014

Fund Selector: China enters the fray

New scheme confirms the Asian nation is serious about welcoming foreign investment.

Investments| Oct 28, 2014

Pinggera urges investors to avoid ‘fantasy value’

Four Capital manager says ‘there are reasons to be cautious’ when re-entering the market.

Oct 28, 2014

Mansard to launch multi-asset fund for Leon Diamond

Principal Asset Allocation fund to utilise active, passive and smart beta strategies.

European| Oct 28, 2014

Gars team bought European bank stocks before ECB report

SLI multi-asset team bought into the “very cheap” sector in September ahead of the asset quality review (AQR) and stress tests.

Analysis & Opinion
Eggs in one basket

Oct 30, 2014

Eggs in one basket

A multi-asset equities package can provide better returns than a much lower-risk portfolio of six indices

From Special Report: Discretionary Fund Managers - October 2014| Oct 27, 2014

Income portfolios set to grow in popularity

Why income portfolios are likely to find favour in the next few years.

Oct 27, 2014

Finding the right product for your clients

Why are multi-asset funds increasing in popularity?

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Multi-Asset Funds

Multi-asset funds mean different things to different people.

Special Reports

Multi-Asset Strategies for Advisers - October 2014

Pension changes open up new avenues for advisers, while passive fund demand could shift product focus.

FTAdviser Blog

We need to do away with quartile rankings

The goal of beating the competition is outdated and should be replaced.

Adviser Guides

Guide to Risk-Rated, Targeted and Managed funds

Risk-defined funds provide investors and advisers with a firm indication of the level of risk they are aiming to take.

Special Reports

Multi-Asset Investing - October 2014

The evolution of a simple concept into a core proposition.

Special Reports

Absolute Return Funds - September 2014

Financial Adviser’s survey looks at how they are used and under which circumstances

Recent Articles
  1. Veteran manager Yarrow stirred by ‘perfect storm’
    Oct 24, 2014

    Veteran manager Yarrow stirred by ‘perfect storm’

    TB Wise Income fund manager says falling markets have given him new investment ideas.

  2. ‘Value to be had’ in Japanese equities
    Multi-Manager Funds| Oct 24, 2014

    ‘Value to be had’ in Japanese equities

    Multi-manager acknowledges there has been some “very mixed economic data” out of Japan.

  3. We need to do away with quartile rankings
    FTAdviser Blog| Oct 24, 2014

    We need to do away with quartile rankings

    The goal of beating the competition is outdated and should be replaced.

  4. Insight: Multi-asset on platforms
    Oct 23, 2014

    Insight: Multi-asset on platforms

    They have been growing in quantity for years, but multi-asset funds may now come at a discount if you look on the right platforms.

  5. BlackRock moves to revamp multi-asset fund
    Investments| Oct 22, 2014

    BlackRock moves to revamp multi-asset fund

    Group seeks to remove UK focus from Balanced Income Portfolio fund and rename product.

  6. Fund Selector: No end in sight
    Investments| Oct 21, 2014

    Fund Selector: No end in sight

    Don’t assume this period of weakness for actively managed funds will abate any time soon.

  7. 7IM cuts emerging markets in favour of Asian equities
    Investments| Oct 20, 2014

    7IM cuts emerging markets in favour of Asian equities

    Asian markets still look attractive, says group co-founder Justin Urquhart Stewart.

  8. BlackRock proposes to take balanced fund global
    Oct 20, 2014

    BlackRock proposes to take balanced fund global

    The move is a complete replication of the existing global multi-asset income strategy that has been “successful” in the US.

  9. Multi-Asset Strategies for Advisers - October 2014
    From Our Publications| Oct 17, 2014

    Multi-Asset Strategies for Advisers - October 2014

    Pension changes open up new avenues for advisers, while passive fund demand could shift product focus.

  10. From Special Report: Multi-Asset Strategies for Advisers - October 2014| Oct 17, 2014

    Putting multi-asset funds in a passive paradigm

    Focus in terms of investor demand has been on multi-asset diversification and low-cost passive investing.

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