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Feb 27, 2015

OMGI profit more than doubles in 2014

Funds under management at the investment business also increased to £21bn following strong fund performance.

Investment Trusts| Feb 26, 2015

British Assets investors give thumbs up to BlackRock switch

Plans to hand the management of the trust from F&C to BlackRock and change its investment strategy approved by 97 per cent of shareholders.

Feb 26, 2015

Zurich launches new target date funds for pension freedoms

Insurer says that customers will be able to select from 12 new funds to benefit from the retirement reforms.

Investments| Feb 26, 2015

Jargon Busting: Sharpe ratio

Understanding the Sharpe ratio and how to work it out.

Feb 26, 2015

Jupiter sees inflows slow to £900m in 2014

Inflows slowed at the fund management group last year even as it extended its distribution network across Europe and Asia.

Fixed Income| Feb 25, 2015

Invesco promotes deputy on High Yield fund

Asad Bhatti given more responsibility after working for managers Paul Causer and Paul Read since 2002.

Analysis & Opinion
Q&A: Gervais Williams

Feb 23, 2015

Q&A: Gervais Williams

Gervais Williams, managing director at Miton Investment Group, espouses his philosophy that when it comes to investment, ‘small is beautiful’.

From Special Report: Small and mid caps - February 2015| Feb 09, 2015

Aim can reward targeted investing

Aim was launched to allow smaller companies to raise capital.

Interview| Feb 02, 2015

‘I’d like to say it was by design, but it wasn’t’

Ellie Duncan talks to Harriet Steel, Hermes’s executive director, about working with hedge funds and how her architectural ambitions got sidelined.

Jan 28, 2015

SimplyBiz forums to ‘de-mystify’ non-mainstream investment

Areas covered include commercial property and structured products

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Special Reports

Investing in Small and Mid-Caps - February 2015

UK economy moving ahead, but not large-sized companies.

FTAdviser Blog

Rant: Politicians should fess up and apologise

Many ordinary citizens use perfectly legitimate methods to pay less tax.

Special Reports

Hunt for Income - November 2014

Where should investors be looking for income as they move away from the traditional asset classes.

FTAdviser Blog

True platform due diligence requires deep data digging

Due diligence is not something you do to keep the regulator happy; it is what you do to protect your clients and your business.

Special Reports

Equity Income - September 2014

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

FTAdviser Blog

Should IFAs be troubled by Jupiter’s ill-advised survey?

I am concerned that one of the major fund managers, Jupiter, may be encroaching on the adviser-client relationship.

Recent Articles
  1. Revera managers switch focus to macroeconomics
    Investments| Feb 25, 2015

    Revera managers switch focus to macroeconomics

    UK Dynamic fund duo warns that an overly strong dollar could ‘destabilise markets’.

  2. FTAdviser Blog| Feb 24, 2015

    Rant: Politicians should fess up and apologise

    Many ordinary citizens use perfectly legitimate methods to pay less tax.

  3. Neptune’s Martin makes R&D bet in new multi-cap fund
    Equities| Feb 24, 2015

    Neptune’s Martin makes R&D bet in new multi-cap fund

    New Neptune UK Opportunities manager to seek out firms committed to long-term spending.

  4. Major fund houses suffer outflows after resignations
    Investments| Feb 23, 2015

    Major fund houses suffer outflows after resignations

    Fund flow data shows star fund manager departures coincided with a drop in assets.

  5. SLI sees £2.6bn outflows from flagship Ignis bond fund
    Fixed Income| Feb 20, 2015

    SLI sees £2.6bn outflows from flagship Ignis bond fund

    Firm acknowledges the outflows from the Ignis Absolute Return Government Bond fund “will impact revenue in 2015”.

  6. Man Group to acquire NewSmith
    Alternative Investments| Feb 20, 2015

    Man Group to acquire NewSmith

    The alternative investment firm confirms plans to buy the equity investment boutique partially owned by Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank.

  7. Backhanders from funds to brokers for research set for chop
    Investments| Feb 19, 2015

    Backhanders from funds to brokers for research set for chop

    UK regulator stands behind proposed European rules to ban fund houses from using dealing commission to pay for research.

  8. Rathbones’ FUM boosted by acquisitions in 2014
    Feb 19, 2015

    Rathbones’ FUM boosted by acquisitions in 2014

    Funds under management at Rathbones were up nearly 24 per cent last year to reach £27.2bn following the two deals.

  9. Schroders to re-open Marriage’s Absolute Dynamic fund
    Investments| Feb 18, 2015

    Schroders to re-open Marriage’s Absolute Dynamic fund

    Group says fund now has capacity for new investors having halted inflows in November 2013.

  10. Holt rues early sale of ‘extraordinary’ EDF bond
    Investments| Feb 18, 2015

    Holt rues early sale of ‘extraordinary’ EDF bond

    Manager claims sale was a ‘disaster’ as bond rose a further 19 per cent.

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