What has been driving the popularity of multi-asset funds?
Sales data from the Investment Association shows multi-asset funds have become more popular over the past decade, as investors seek ways to ride out significant fluctuations in global markets.
Investors are always told to diversify, diversify, diversify - and it is a mantra advisers would do well to keep hammering home to their clients.
But there has to be more to choosing a multi-asset fund than a simple need for diversification. This is why concerns such as cost, suitability and management style are also high on the list of criteria given by advisers as reasons for choosing one multi-asset fund over another.
By reading this report, you will understand the reasons multi-asset funds have gained in popularity, be able to explore the use of multi-asset funds within a client's overall financial plan and gain an understanding of how anticipated market events might affect investments over the near-term.
This report qualifies for 30 minutes' worth of structured CPD.