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Equities| Apr 23, 2014

Backing biotech: healthcare funds return following sell-off

Managers cautiously return to biotech stocks after 20 per cent fall in Nasdaq Biotechnology index.

Economic Indicators| Apr 23, 2014

Fund selector: Are we seeing a ‘Goldilocks recovery’?

Who will be the winner of the fairy tale rebound – the heroine, or the three bears?

Multi-Asset Funds| Apr 22, 2014

Ukraine crisis ‘will not derail equities’

F&C’s Paul Niven says European equities likely to remain strong in spite of tensions.

Apr 16, 2014

Multi-managers defend US funds after downgrades

Fund selectors say rating changes do not reflect stock rotation taking place.

Apr 16, 2014

Legg Mason to rebrand Sam Peters’ US fund

UK version of Value Trust to reflect management team’s switch to ClearBridge subsidiary.

Multi-Manager Funds| Apr 15, 2014

Fund Selector: Return to normality

The Fed’s nod towards higher rates is a sign the US economy is getting back on track

Analysis & Opinion

Apr 22, 2014

Fund review: North America

In spite of an ‘uneven start to the year’, some commentators predict 3 per cent growth in the US in 2014.

Apr 22, 2014

Fund Review: Polar Capital North American

Manager Andrew Holliman talks to Nyree Stewart about an ‘old-fashioned’ approach to investing.

Apr 22, 2014

Fund Review: Old Mutual North American Equity

One of the longer serving funds in the sector, the £275.9m Old Mutual North American Equity fund has been investing in the region since 1985.

Fixed Income| Mar 17, 2014

Snapshot: Bonds start year on a sure footing

Credit fundamentals remain strong as US tapering takes ‘measured steps’.

Recent Articles
  1. Jupiter to launch US equity fund for Robert Siddles
    Equities| Apr 15, 2014

    Jupiter to launch US equity fund for Robert Siddles

    Ex-F&C US small cap manager to launch open-ended version of investment trust in May.

  2. Legg Mason’s Peters faces down old foe financials
    Apr 14, 2014

    Legg Mason’s Peters faces down old foe financials

    Legg Mason manager sets his sights on Citigroup and other undervalued stocks

  3. Yen call pays off for Ignis bond team
    Global| Apr 07, 2014

    Yen call pays off for Ignis bond team

    Absolute return team’s decision to adopt long position on yen has proved fruitful in 2014.

  4. Morningstar View: Pimco feels the pinch
    Fixed Income| Apr 07, 2014

    Morningstar View: Pimco feels the pinch

    With its Stewardship Grade and Parent Pillar ratings lowered, Pimco is taking steps to improve.

  5. BoE and Fed ‘should sell billions of gilts back to market’
    Economic Indicators| Apr 02, 2014

    BoE and Fed ‘should sell billions of gilts back to market’

    Hermes economist argues that central banks must sell government bond holdings to return to “normal” policy.

  6. Morningstar downgrades Aled Smith’s M&G equity funds
    Equities| Apr 02, 2014

    Morningstar downgrades Aled Smith’s M&G equity funds

    Ratings cut for Aled Smith’s (pictured) M&G American and M&G Global Leaders following “weaker” stock selection.

  7. Morningstar downgrades Jenny Jones’ Schroder US range
    Apr 01, 2014

    Morningstar downgrades Jenny Jones’ Schroder US range

    Ratings agency downgrades the Schroder US mid and small cap funds to silver but upgrades Nick Kirrage and Kevin Murphy’s Schroder Recovery fund to...

  8. Hermes hires Michael Russell for US small and mid cap team
    Apr 01, 2014

    Hermes hires Michael Russell for US small and mid cap team

    Former Nomura manager Michael Russell hired as deputy manager behind Mark Sherlock.

  9. Fund Selector: Will confidence bring profits?
    Multi-Manager Funds| Mar 31, 2014

    Fund Selector: Will confidence bring profits?

    US confidence is high, but only time will tell whether that will translate into earnings growth.

  10. Investors abandon US and Asian equities for UK focus
    UK| Mar 31, 2014

    Investors abandon US and Asian equities for UK focus

    IMA fund sale stats show investors are favouring IMA UK All Companies funds, while property continues its renaissance.

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