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Aug 27, 2014

Succession completes latest member firm buyout for £3m

Group says it is on target to acquire the 50 best firms from its membership with £7bn of assets by 2017.

Aug 27, 2014

FE Research reinstates ‘buy’ rating on Barnett’s Income fund

Eight new funds added to FE’s Select 100 list of recommended funds following biannual review.

Aug 27, 2014

L&G ‘pre-retirement’ funds break the £1bn barrier

Pre-retirement fund suite has continued to grow post-Budget, firm says.

Aug 26, 2014

Polar Capital hires Rushton for UK equity franchise launch

Polar to launch UK Equity Absolute Return fund in September for former Legal & General manager Guy Rushton.

Aug 26, 2014

IFP director unveils online advisory business

Research showed there are 11m people managing their own investments, largely due to cost.

Aug 26, 2014

Skandia: Woodford exodus made Invesco funds ‘untenable’

Trading costs from the purchase of the new fund for investors expected to be around £6.4m.

Analysis & Opinion
Insight: UK All Companies

Aug 26, 2014

Insight: UK All Companies

UK All Companies continue to perform consistently, despite their ranking as the worst-selling IMA sector, Julia Faurschou reports.

Managers and their crystal balls one year on

John Kenchington| Aug 18, 2014

Managers and their crystal balls one year on

The notable success story of the past 12 months has of course been property.

Interview| Aug 18, 2014

“Some might argue that I’m a pessimist”

Ellie Duncan talks to Elizabeth Savage, Rathbones’ head of research, about her early career in hedge funds and avoiding surprises in the markets.

InterviewfromInvestment Trusts| Aug 11, 2014

“You don’t change people’s habits over a couple of years.”

Ellie Duncan talks to AIC director general Ian Sayers about regulation and changing financial advisers’ attitudes to investment trusts

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Special Reports

Summer Investment Monitor - June 2014

As we near the end of the first half of 2014, a look back at markets shows some surprising and not so surprising trends.

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

UK Equities - June 2014

Property has been hanging on at the periphery of investors’ preferred equity markets for some time, not out of favour, but not popular either.

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.

Special Reports

IA 100 Club: Battle of the asset classes

Investment Adviser this year rolled out a nationwide series of 100 Club roadshows on multi-asset investing.

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.

Recent Articles
  1. Frost and Gosden given co-manager on Artemis Income
    Aug 22, 2014

    Frost and Gosden given co-manager on Artemis Income

    Nick Shenton promoted from analyst to co-manager on £6.7bn UK equity income fund.

  2. Skandia closes Invesco mirror funds in Woodford switch
    Aug 22, 2014

    Skandia closes Invesco mirror funds in Woodford switch

    Firm had moved all of the Skandia Life funds, except those mirroring Invesco’s High Income vehicles.

  3. Swip sales trio depart following Aberdeen takeover
    Aug 22, 2014

    Swip sales trio depart following Aberdeen takeover

    Swip’s head of multi-manager distribution and strategic alliances Bernard Henshall heads latest departures.

  4. LSE points to ‘resurgence’ in the IPO market in Q2
    Equities| Aug 22, 2014

    LSE points to ‘resurgence’ in the IPO market in Q2

    Interim statement shows number of company flotations more than doubled compared to same period in 2013.

  5. Sale of Ignis sees profits reach £266m at Phoenix Group
    Aug 21, 2014

    Sale of Ignis sees profits reach £266m at Phoenix Group

    Phoenix Group has reported 2014 first-half results following the divestment of Ignis Asset Management to Standard Life Investments.

  6. Rate rise chances more solid after two ‘for’ votes
    Economic Indicators| Aug 20, 2014

    Rate rise chances more solid after two ‘for’ votes

    Two members of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee voted to raise rates atrecent meeting.

  7. BoE rate rise hinges on UK wages
    Economic Indicators| Aug 20, 2014

    BoE rate rise hinges on UK wages

    Earnings in 2014 are now only expected to grow by 1.25 per cent instead of 2.5 per cent.

  8. UK inflation slumps back to near five-year low
    Economic Indicators| Aug 19, 2014

    UK inflation slumps back to near five-year low

    Inflation falls below economists’ expectations as retail prices index of inflation also falls.

  9. Commercial property stampede leaves managers overwhelmed
    Property| Aug 18, 2014

    Commercial property stampede leaves managers overwhelmed

    Not enough stock to go around as investors in search of income flock back to asset class.

  10. Walker Crips hires Barclays stockbrokers
    Aug 14, 2014

    Walker Crips hires Barclays stockbrokers

    The wealth management group has appointed Bill Newton and Andrew Powell from Barclays in a bid to boost its investment division.

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