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Multi-Asset Funds| 09:12

Miton Group issues profit warning for 2015

Outflows forecast to hit Miton Group’s profit in 2015 following outflows from multi-asset and income funds.

Discretionary Management| 08:50

Charles Stanley announces £3.9m loss in interim results

Profits at Charles Stanley have been hit by systems upgrades as it revealed a loss in its half-yearly results.

Property| 08:38

Lloyds: Commercial property delivers strongest returns

Lloyds said investment returns on UK commercial property have been boosted by falling yields as investor confidence improves.

Investments| Nov 26, 2014

Expected reforms see Schroders enter pensions fray

Group says it will launch a UK-domiciled version of the Luxembourg-based £4bn Global Multi-Asset Income fund targeting retirees.

Investments| Nov 25, 2014

Morningstar View: Boards wake up to diversity

That 14 per cent of women hold top positions on trust boards is great endorsement of the times.

Nov 25, 2014

Barton buys into two global firms

Oriel UK manager takes stakes Burberry and Intertek, as his fears over sterling’s strength recede.

Analysis & Opinion
I’ll take investment nous over cheaper charges any day

Jeff Prestridge| Nov 26, 2014

I’ll take investment nous over cheaper charges any day

I would rather invest with a manager that delivers the goods than one that plays by the latest rules around charging transparency and clarity.

Alternative Investments| Nov 18, 2014

Fund Review: Royal London CIS Sustainable Leaders

Manager Mike Fox explains the benefits of the fund’s positive screening process.

Alternative Investments| Nov 17, 2014

Fund Review: Alliance Trust Sustainable Future Absolute...

Co-manager Simon Clements explains the sustainability of the portfolio’s holdings.

From Special Report: Alternative investing - November 2014| Nov 17, 2014

Returns from an age-old problem

An increasingly ageing population offers its own opportunities to investors.

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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

Hunt for Income - November 2014

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

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.

Special Reports

Equity Income - September 2014

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

FTAdviser Blog

Why active management is really an expensive charade

Active fund management is only now, finally, being revealed for what it is...

Special Reports

Absolute return - September 2014

What do you think about absolute return funds?

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.

Recent Articles
  1. Aim IPOs on course to hit post-crash high
    Nov 24, 2014

    Aim IPOs on course to hit post-crash high

    Disproportionate number of Aim IPOs comes from consumer discretionary sector.

  2. Industry starts to pre-empt plans for fund fee reforms
    Investments| Nov 24, 2014

    Industry starts to pre-empt plans for fund fee reforms

    Criticism of fund charges by FSCP prompts firms to consider implications of a single-fee regime.

  3. Friends Life’s shares rocket following merger talks
    From Your Industry| Nov 24, 2014

    Friends Life’s shares rocket following merger talks

    Under the terms of the offer, Aviva would acquire the entire ordinary share capital of Friends Life.

  4. Experts revise UK rate rise predictions
    Economic Indicators| Nov 19, 2014

    Experts revise UK rate rise predictions

    Likelihood inflation will fall below 1 per cent prompts economists to push back forecasts for UK rate. rise.

  5. ‘Material spread’ of views at Bank on rate rise question
    Investments| Nov 19, 2014

    ‘Material spread’ of views at Bank on rate rise question

    Monetary Policy Committee holds rates at historic lows but two members vote for 25 basis point increase.

  6. Reshoring gathers steam
    Investments| Nov 19, 2014

    Reshoring gathers steam

    PwC report estimates reshoring could create up to 200,000 new jobs in the UK alone within the next 10 years.

  7. IPO activity bolsters British Empire
    Investments| Nov 19, 2014

    IPO activity bolsters British Empire

    Trust benefits from an ‘abundance’ of corporate deals and listings in the past year.

  8. Should IFAs be troubled by Jupiter’s ill-advised survey?
    FTAdviser Blog| Nov 18, 2014

    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.

  9. Pressure builds on fund groups over ‘single’ fund charge
    Nov 17, 2014

    Pressure builds on fund groups over ‘single’ fund charge

    Fund managers under pressure as industry welcomes FSCP paper.

  10. Trading fee furore may be overdone: Fitz Partners
    Investments| Nov 17, 2014

    Trading fee furore may be overdone: Fitz Partners

    Data from consultancy shows trading costs “still well under” level of management fees and assumption of impact ‘outdated’.

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