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From Pensions| Oct 24, 2014

10 things you need to know from this week’s news

Week in Brief: Pension reform rumbles on, fresh advice firm fraud probe, and momentum for protection reforms.

Equities| Oct 23, 2014

River & Mercantile reports £500m net quarterly inflows

The advisory and investment management business also posts 6 per cent increase in fee earning assets under management.

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.

Property| Oct 20, 2014

Commercial property rebounds after sluggish couple of months

Multi-managers vindicated for keeping faith with sector in spite of growth concerns.

Investments| Oct 17, 2014

SLI tops Investment Adviser 100 Club Awards

In a ceremony hosted at the FT headquarters in London, Investment Adviser unveiled the 2014 winners of the 100 Club.

Discretionary Management| Oct 17, 2014

Old Mutual buys Quilter Cheviot in £585m deal

Acquisition will add “strong discretionary investment management capability” to Old Mutual Wealth.

Analysis & Opinion
Advisers must intervene before guidance crashes

John Lappin| Oct 20, 2014

Advisers must intervene before guidance crashes

Be aware that the likelihood of retirement income reforms going wrong is high.

From Special Report: Platforms - October 2014| Oct 20, 2014

More clarity over charges is needed

The journey to new share classes isn’t a clean one.

From Special Report: Platforms - October 2014| Oct 20, 2014

Platform market may begin to diverge

Platforms are changing strategic direction.

From Special Report: Platforms - October 2014| Oct 20, 2014

Funds surge for platform providers

Platforms are flourishing after the RDR.

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Investing in Smaller Companies

UK Smaller Companies funds invest almost exclusively in equities, which comprise the bottom 10 per cent of the UK market.

Special Reports

Equity Income - September 2014

Investors will need to start thinking outside the box in their search for yield.

FTAdviser Blog

Should advisers be on the hook for big firm compensation?

Week in Brief: Sesame will not follow Ashley Law, GARs in TCF spotlight and Mas’ complex relationship with advisers.

Special Reports

Absolute return - September 2014

What do you think about absolute return funds?

Economic Indicators

Advisers can curb the bad investment instincts of clients

Clients are upping risk after a long period of gains in markets meaning advice has a chance to prove its worth.

Special Reports

Investing for Outcomes - September 2014

In a post-RDR world investors demand a greater focus on outcomes.

FTAdviser Blog

Net closing in on dodgy Sipp transfer advice

Week in Brief: £500,000 fine was quickly followed by latest in a series on alerts.

Recent Articles
  1. From Special Report: | Oct 16, 2014

    Is passive becoming the ‘new normal’?

    The RDR provided a big tailwind to passive products as investors became disillusioned with high fees and poor returns.

  2. From Special Report: | Oct 16, 2014

    Booming trade shows ETPs ‘not just for short term’

    Choice of benchmark gives investors wide range of options.

  3. News Analysis: The China conundrum
    Investments| Oct 16, 2014

    News Analysis: The China conundrum

    Is Chinese investment in Europe a threat – or could it boost economic growth?

  4. Alternative Investments| Oct 16, 2014

    Man Group assets up 25%

    Acquisitions of Numeric and Pine Grove boost funds under management, while AHL’s momentum strategies offset a slowdown in sales at GLG.

  5. UK will grow in ‘less robust fashion’, warns Mark Barnett
    Equities| Oct 16, 2014

    UK will grow in ‘less robust fashion’, warns Mark Barnett

    Weak manufacturing and wage growth still ‘concerns’ says Invesco Perpetual manager.

  6. Rutm records 4.5% increase in assets in Q3
    Oct 16, 2014

    Rutm records 4.5% increase in assets in Q3

    Interim statement from parent company notes Rathbone Unit Trust Management’s assets grew by £100m in a “difficult third quarter”.

  7. Schroders to reopen Paul Marriage’s fund
    Equities| Oct 15, 2014

    Schroders to reopen Paul Marriage’s fund

    Schroder UK Dynamic Smaller Companies fund to reopen to new investment on October 20 after fund size plummets.

  8. S&W’s Rosengarten to focus on core areas
    Investments| Oct 14, 2014

    S&W’s Rosengarten to focus on core areas

    New head is confident group will be a ‘credible force within the asset management industry’.

  9. Woolnough: Low inflation does not mean economic depression
    Economic Indicators| Oct 14, 2014

    Woolnough: Low inflation does not mean economic depression

    M&G’s bond star has attacked the market consensus view after UK’s inflation rate fell today.

  10. Bezalel battens down the hatches
    Investments| Oct 14, 2014

    Bezalel battens down the hatches

    Jupiter fund manager claims there is a ‘big whiff of deflation now hanging over markets’.

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