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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.

Investments| Oct 16, 2014

News Analysis: The China conundrum

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

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.

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.

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”.

Analysis & Opinion
Advisors must intervene before guidance crashes

John Lappin| 09:03

Advisors must intervene before guidance crashes

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

From Special Report: Platforms - October 2014| 08:59

Funds surge for platform providers

Platforms are flourishing after the RDR.

From Special Report: Platforms - October 2014| 08:59

More clarity over charges is needed

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

From Special Report: Platforms - October 2014| 08:59

Platform market may begin to diverge

Platforms are changing strategic direction.

More on UK Investments
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. 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.

  4. 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’.

  5. 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.

  6. 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’.

  7. Economists back IMF’s bullish UK forecasts
    Investments| Oct 13, 2014

    Economists back IMF’s bullish UK forecasts

    UK is currently the fastest growing G7 economy, with growth predicted to hit 3.2 per cent this year.

  8. Trouble ahead as firms ‘confess’
    Equities| Oct 13, 2014

    Trouble ahead as firms ‘confess’

    There could be some big disappointments as UK firms report their profits in the coming weeks.

  9. Legg Mason and F&C poised to push into passive market
    ETFs & Trackers| Oct 13, 2014

    Legg Mason and F&C poised to push into passive market

    Active stalwarts embrace the tracker trend, as passive strategies attract more UK assets.

  10. Fund selectors pile into passive following Budget
    Structured Products| Oct 10, 2014

    Fund selectors pile into passive following Budget

    Low volatility fund receiving interest from managers looking for retirement income options.

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