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Investments| Oct 22, 2014

Digenan bets on growth of financials heavyweights

UBS manager says investors are paying too great a premium for regional banks.

Oct 20, 2014

Legg Mason: US rates unlikely to rise for two years

US asset manager’s chief investment officers reject the consensus view on US interest rates.

Investments| Oct 10, 2014

Four Capital hires Sarkissian to launch US fund

Group hires ING’s Adour Sarkissian to add US fund to group’s capabilities.

Oct 09, 2014

A cautious Federal Reserve sees US markets jump

Markets were up as the minutes from a Federal Reserve meeting in September suggested a cautious approach to raising rates.

Equities| Oct 02, 2014

US firms ‘must spend more on buybacks to boost earnings’

S&P Dow Jones says companies must halt buyback slowdown to lift share value.

Fixed Income| Oct 02, 2014

Pimco records $23.5bn outflows after Gross resigns

Investors pulled $23.5bn from Pimco Total Return in September in the wake of the legendary bond manager’s departure.

Analysis & Opinion
Seismic shifts in investing

From Special Report: Passive Investing - October 2014| Oct 15, 2014

Seismic shifts in investing

The widespread use of passive funds in the UK had a precursor in the US, where the move towards paid-for advice took place around a decade ago

Alternative Investments| Oct 13, 2014

Fund Review: Allianz Global Agricultural Trends

Manager Bryan Agbabian explains how a bias to North America has helped the fund.

Review| Sep 24, 2014

US trio

American funds

Fund review: Allianz US small-cap

Review| Aug 26, 2014

Fund review: Allianz US small-cap

Group has unveiled a new US equity fund.

Recent Articles
  1. Rathbones’ Thomson: I won’t risk more on US
    Oct 01, 2014

    Rathbones’ Thomson: I won’t risk more on US

    Rathbones manager says he won’t push US weighting beyond current level of 69%.

  2. News Analysis: How high can tech stocks go?
    Equities| Oct 01, 2014

    News Analysis: How high can tech stocks go?

    Analysts have mixed views over how much longer the current phenomenal run in technology stocks can last.

  3. Market risk as Pimco’s Gross quits for rival Janus
    Fixed Income| Sep 29, 2014

    Market risk as Pimco’s Gross quits for rival Janus

    Fixed income markets bracing for outflows as heavyweight Gross quits bond fund.

  4. Oil proposal forces funds to reassess
    Sep 27, 2014

    Oil proposal forces funds to reassess

    Pressure to lift ban on US crude oil exports prompts managers to revise their portfolios.

  5. US interest rates to remain low after stimulus ends
    Sep 27, 2014

    US interest rates to remain low after stimulus ends

    The US Federal Reserve has confirmed it will not raise interest rates for a “considerable time” after its asset purchase program ends.

  6. Sarasin switches to emerging markets and cash
    Multi-Manager Funds| Sep 24, 2014

    Sarasin switches to emerging markets and cash

    Fund of funds manager Walker cuts exposure to US, saying China and India offer better value.

  7. RBS prices Citizens Financial Group for IPO
    Sep 24, 2014

    RBS prices Citizens Financial Group for IPO

    Trading of Citizens’ common stock will commence on the New York Stock Exchange today.

  8. Old Mutual releases IPO for US asset management arm
    Sep 23, 2014

    Old Mutual releases IPO for US asset management arm

    Around 18 per cent of OM Asset Management’s ordinary shares to be sold at between $15-17.

  9. Sterling wobble ‘an opportunity’ to buy US trusts
    Sep 22, 2014

    Sterling wobble ‘an opportunity’ to buy US trusts

    US trust shares hit by sterling weakness, opening up a chance for investors to buy US shares at cheaper levels.

  10. Fund Selector: A test of economic strength
    Economic Indicators| Sep 16, 2014

    Fund Selector: A test of economic strength

    The UK recovery looks sound, but the rest of the world may be vulnerable to US tightening.

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