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May 22, 2015

Wish list for a new Budget

Analysts have already started speculating on what George Osborne’s first Budget will include

May 22, 2015

Close Brothers records 4% quarterly increase in assets

Interim statement for the group reports steady progress across its divisions in the quarter ending April 30 2015.

May 21, 2015

Investec profits climb boosted by asset management inflows

Investec chief executive said group in the “best position” since mid-2000s as full year profits rise.

Investments| May 20, 2015

Invesco’s Walker moves overweight mining for first time ever

Group’s UK equities manager says he is avoiding bond proxies in favour of value opportunities including ‘significant’ increases in mining.

Investments| May 20, 2015

Harry Nimmo: ‘tough’ patch hit holdings

Standard Life manager suggests a 2014 Janet Yellen speech spooked multi-asset investors.

Multi-Manager Funds| May 19, 2015

Morningstar downgrades Jupiter Merlin range

Jupiter Merlin Growth, Balanced and Income fund ratings reduced to silver, with Merlin Worldwide lowered to bronze, after Peter Lawery steps back.

Analysis & Opinion

Fixed Income| May 18, 2015

Fund Review: High Yield Bonds

For investors searching for income, high-yield funds may be the answer.

Fixed Income| May 18, 2015

Fund Review: Aviva Investors High Yield Bond fund

This fund is run by Chris Higham with a very focused approach.

Let electioneering begin… over EU membership

John Kenchington| May 11, 2015

Let electioneering begin… over EU membership

EU referendum is likely to inhibit or delay business investment as companies wait and see what outcome will be.

From Special Report: Europe - May 2015| May 05, 2015

EU in-out vote may hit markets

What impact will the UK general election have on Europe?

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Multi-Asset - March 2015

Political uncertainty makes asset allocation tricky in 2015.

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.

Special Reports

Investing in Small and Mid-Caps - February 2015

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

FTAdviser Blog

Growing need for more clarity around structured products

Retail investors do not understand structured products and, even worse, they usually overestimate returns.

FTAdviser Blog

Politicians should fess up and apologise

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

Recent Articles
  1. UK inflation turns negative for first time since 1960
    Investments| May 19, 2015

    UK inflation turns negative for first time since 1960

    The consumer prices index measure of inflation fell by 0.1 per cent in the year to April.

  2. Tories’ green subsidies curb could hit renewable trusts
    Investment Trusts| May 19, 2015

    Tories’ green subsidies curb could hit renewable trusts

    Plans to limit onshore wind farm subsidies could hurt renewable infrastructure trusts.

  3. Fund Buyer View: Overlooking a small fortune
    Investments| May 18, 2015

    Fund Buyer View: Overlooking a small fortune

    Great small-cap performance can be gained with Marlborough UK Micro-Cap Growth fund.

  4. Experts welcome Julie Dean’s return
    May 18, 2015

    Experts welcome Julie Dean’s return

    Former Schroders manager will run the TM Sanditon UK fund to be launched in June.

  5. Experts warn of market hit without quick referendum
    Economic Indicators| May 18, 2015

    Experts warn of market hit without quick referendum

    Leading economists fear uncertainty over the UK’s membership of the EU will harm the economy.

  6. Neptune promotes Dowey to CIO as part of restructure
    May 14, 2015

    Neptune promotes Dowey to CIO as part of restructure

    Neptune Investment Management has appointed James Dowey as chief investment officer alongside his chief economist responsiblities.

  7. DFM tackles bull market with alternative investments
    Discretionary Management| May 14, 2015

    DFM tackles bull market with alternative investments

    Firm says the hurdle with using alternative investments is that most people associate them with riskier strategies.

  8. Axa IM’s Nigel Thomas bets on online companies
    May 14, 2015

    Axa IM’s Nigel Thomas bets on online companies

    UK equity veteran is targeting internet-based businesses on the view of higher margins being achieved.

  9. Alliance Trust Savings to buy Brewin Dolphin’s Stocktrade
    May 14, 2015

    Alliance Trust Savings to buy Brewin Dolphin’s Stocktrade

    Brewin Dolphin has sold its execution-only stockbroking business to Alliance Trust Savings for £14m.

  10. Old Mutual Wealth sees sales boosted by pension products
    May 14, 2015

    Old Mutual Wealth sees sales boosted by pension products

    Pension sales helped Old Mutual Wealth sales climb 16 per cent in the first quarter to £4.6bn.

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