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11:11

Unicorn set to rename Free Spirit fund

Asset manager considering changing name on John McClure’s (pictured) £28.3m fund to Unicorn UK Growth.

Equities| 08:31

R&M’s Dan Hanbury in late-cycle stock shift

R&M manager shifts stance in UK equity funds as market cycle develops.

Apr 22, 2014

News analysis: Can equities keep pace with UK growth?

UK equities have made dramatic returns since the start of the year – but there may not be much left in the tank.

Apr 22, 2014

BlackRock defends poor performers

Retail chief says UK active equities division has been turned round and is set to improve.

Equities| Apr 22, 2014

Healthcare M&A deals drag the FTSE 100 higher

A series of deals between GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis and takeover rumours for AstraZeneca has cheered investors this morning.

From Your Industry| Apr 17, 2014

European Wealth to list following ‘reverse acquisition’

European Wealth said the listing will allow it to raise money to make further acquisitions.

Analysis & Opinion

From Special Report: Exchange-Traded Funds - April 2014| Apr 14, 2014

ETP interest appears to be on the rise

In spite of the fact the vast majority of the UK’s platforms sell exchange traded products (ETPs), advisers remain slow to invest, but providers...

From Special Report: Exchange-Traded Funds - April 2014| Apr 14, 2014

ETPs’ popularity spawns a proliferation of acronyms

In the passive world (and, in particular, ETFs), if there is a stock or bond index, it can be tracked – either physically by trackers buying up...

From Special Report: Exchange-Traded Funds - April 2014| Apr 14, 2014

ETFs compete on more than just costs

Recent developments in the ETF world would suggest the market is differentiated on cost alone.

InterviewfromEquities| Apr 14, 2014

“We were wooed and bought into the idea”

Four Capital’s co-founder talks to Bradley Gerrard about taking an 80 per cent pay cut to enter the financial world and starting out in London.

More on UK Investments

Growth in Exchange-Traded Funds - April 2014

Passive investing is nothing new, and exchange traded products (ETPs) are just one part of the asset class – but they are certainly a growing part.

FTAdviser Blog

Why it could be time to start heeding the warning signs

Markets appear to be rising in the face of political and economic upheaval, but the likelihood of a correction is growing.

Special Reports

Fixed income: Back to Bond Basics - March 2014

High yield bonds performed well in 2013, but will this year see the return of UK gilts and Sterling Corporate bond funds?

FTAdviser Blog

Guest blog: Mark Neale on value for money in the FSCS

FSCS chief executive explains the scheme’s structure and outlines plans for an online claims service.

Special Reports

Managed funds - January 2014

Buoyant equity markets can entice new investors, but is it time to take risk off the table?

Recent Articles
  1. Discretionary managers back UK property and equities
    Discretionary Management| Apr 17, 2014

    Discretionary managers back UK property and equities

    Upbeat forecasts for the UK prompts managers to target commercial property and equities.

  2. Strong first full year for Brazier on Threadneedle trust
    Apr 17, 2014

    Strong first full year for Brazier on Threadneedle trust

    Threadneedle UK Select trust manager doubles index return in first full year as manager.

  3. Jupiter trust halves discount despite Nutt’s exit
    Investment Trusts| Apr 17, 2014

    Jupiter trust halves discount despite Nutt’s exit

    Jupiter Dividend & Growth trust increases NAV as Alastair Gunn takes over from Tony Nutt.

  4. Charles Stanley tempers profit expectations
    Discretionary Management| Apr 16, 2014

    Charles Stanley tempers profit expectations

    Broker’s profits before tax likely to be 10 per cent lower than market expects due to expansion costs.

  5. Schroders’ Breese edges defensive as valuations rise
    Apr 16, 2014

    Schroders’ Breese edges defensive as valuations rise

    Schroders manager says valuations have gone too high and he wants to balance fund.

  6. Mid cap managers cut stakes in housebuilders
    Apr 16, 2014

    Mid cap managers cut stakes in housebuilders

    Managers cash in on lucrative housebuilding sector, as valuations appear to be ‘stretched’.

  7. Aviva Investors hires Friends Life Investments CIO
    Apr 15, 2014

    Aviva Investors hires Friends Life Investments CIO

    Mark Versey to take become client solutions director under new chief executive Euan Munro.

  8. UK inflation falls to 1.6% in March
    Economic Indicators| Apr 15, 2014

    UK inflation falls to 1.6% in March

    The rate of UK inflation falls for sixth consecutive month as fuel, clothing and household goods prices exert downward pressure.

  9. Ardevora sales chief Lewis exits after four years
    Equities| Apr 15, 2014

    Ardevora sales chief Lewis exits after four years

    Ian Lewis leaves boutique founded by Jeremy Lang (pictured) and William Pattisson.

  10. Ignis bond fund under review by Morningstar after SLI deal
    Fixed Income| Apr 15, 2014

    Ignis bond fund under review by Morningstar after SLI deal

    Fixed income fund run by Chris Bowie (pictured) has rating suspended following talkover deal announcement.

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