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Industry View: How to replace a ‘star’ manager

Losing a ‘star’ manager need not spell disaster if you have paved the way for a replacement

Aug 28, 2015

RLAM wholesale head to join Canada Life Investments

Ian Goulsbra has been at the firm since 2007.

Aug 28, 2015

FTSE bounces back

Stockbroker suggests that opportunities are now to be found in rebounding markets.

Aug 26, 2015

FTSE moves back below 6,000 after US reverse

UK index rebound shortlived after US stocks give up gains in late trading.

Aug 26, 2015

Ucits funds must not escape EU disclosure push - FSC Panel

Consumer body critical of EU bid to give Ucits funds three-year exemption from Priips.

Aug 25, 2015

IA agrees code of conduct to aid liquidity hunt

Investment Association and European trade body agree framework to help fund groups more easily identify pockets of stock market liquidity.

Analysis & Opinion

From Special Report: Investing Styles - August 2015| Aug 24, 2015

Need for anchor management

Market timing is notoriously difficult, so investors need to keep hold of their fundamental investment ‘anchors’.

From Special Report: Investing Styles - August 2015| Aug 24, 2015

Beware of harmful biases

Investors are not always the logical beings they think they are.

Equities| Aug 24, 2015

Fund Review: Royal London Sustainable Leaders Trust

Mike Fox tells Ellie Duncan why the team are attracted to innovative and growing companies with good ESG management.

Interview| Aug 03, 2015

‘You don’t know what it’s like to build your own business’

Ellie Duncan talks to Octopus’ co-founder Simon Rogerson about how all communications must pass the ‘granny and grandad test’.

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Special Reports

Multi-Asset - March 2015

Political uncertainty makes asset allocation tricky in 2015.

FTAdviser Blog

Osborne’s second pensions shake-up should be grasped

There could be something to gain for advisers from the latest mooted shake-up of the pensions industry invited in the Budget.

FTAdviser Blog

Passive road is almost as rocky as an active one

Passives are a simple way to get exposure to markets without trying to understand a fund managers process.

Recent Articles
  1. UK index divergence tipped to continue
    Aug 25, 2015

    UK index divergence tipped to continue

    JPMorgan’s Meadon says FTSE 100 firms are struggling to cope with macro headwinds.

  2. Strawberry Invest acquires Fundsdirect client book
    Aug 24, 2015

    Strawberry Invest acquires Fundsdirect client book

    Deal will see just over £15m of assets initially transfer to Strawberry Invest.

  3. Axa IM plays down £24bn Friends Life pullout
    Aug 24, 2015

    Axa IM plays down £24bn Friends Life pullout

    But company says huge outflow may lead to two retail funds ‘restructuring’.

  4. Mirabaud appoints European small and mid-cap managers
    From Your Industry| Aug 24, 2015

    Mirabaud appoints European small and mid-cap managers

    New hires come in from Standard Life Investments and Credit Suisse.

  5. OMGI contemplates shaking up multi-asset offering
    Aug 24, 2015

    OMGI contemplates shaking up multi-asset offering

    New chief executive of Old Mutual Global Investors says recent changes could lead to overhaul of multi-asset product range.

  6. FTSE 100 hits lowest point of this year
    Equities| Aug 21, 2015

    FTSE 100 hits lowest point of this year

    Benchmark UK large cap equity index is at an 8-month low.

  7. Advisers: Have your say on the platforms industry
    Wraps & Platforms| Aug 21, 2015

    Advisers: Have your say on the platforms industry

    Last year’s platforms survey found technology was the biggest driver of change in platform usage, but is this still the case?

  8. New Capital hires Hermes’ Leahy for UK equity fund
    Aug 19, 2015

    New Capital hires Hermes’ Leahy for UK equity fund

    New appointment will manage a dedicated UK equity fund to complement the firm’s existing range.

  9. Harry Nimmo tops list of best performing fund managers
    Aug 18, 2015

    Harry Nimmo tops list of best performing fund managers

    Neil Woodford has lost out on the top spots of a list of the top 25 British fund managers compiled by TD Direct Investing.

  10. Market View: Inflation increase could nudge up rates
    Economic Indicators| Aug 18, 2015

    Market View: Inflation increase could nudge up rates

    Three economists air their views on the latest government figures.

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