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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Apr 16, 2014

Schroders’ Breese edges defensive as valuations rise

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

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

ETFs compete on more than just costs

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

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...

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.

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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. 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’.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. ‘Good time to buy’ smaller trusts, as prices fall sharply
    Investment Trusts| Apr 14, 2014

    ‘Good time to buy’ smaller trusts, as prices fall sharply

    Drop in trust share prices is good investment opportunity, says Westhouse

  7. Growth in Exchange-Traded Funds - April 2014

    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.

  8. Multi-asset funds top Skandia sales charts in Q1
    Multi-Asset Funds| Apr 11, 2014

    Multi-asset funds top Skandia sales charts in Q1

    Platform says UK equity funds also sold strongly in the first three months of 2014.

  9. ABI and IMA merger to form new investment trade body
    Apr 11, 2014

    ABI and IMA merger to form new investment trade body

    ABI to continue representing insurers while ‘voting information service’ becomes part of IMA.

  10. Mutual fund inflows boost Jupiter’s assets to £32.2bn
    Apr 11, 2014

    Mutual fund inflows boost Jupiter’s assets to £32.2bn

    Total net inflows of £547m across its range including investment trusts helped boost assets under management.

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