05 December 2012
Flicking through Helena Morrissey’s CV, it would be difficult for even the biggest overachievers not to be intimidated.
17 October 2012
RBS has closed its Volatility Controlled Cautious Managed and Balanced Managed funds less than two years after launch, after both funds racked up heavy losses.
10 July 2012
Investec’s Alastair Mundy has stepped down from his role as manager of the Investec Managed Distribution fund, handing the portfolio to John Stopford and Max King.
05 July 2012
Neptune has launched a Defensive Managed fund as it becomes the latest fund group to unveil a lower risk offering.
08 May 2012
Newton is to launch a Managed Income fund to retail and institutional clients, giving investors a single port of call for access to strategies run by Tineke Frikkee, James Harries, Jason Pidcock and others.
06 February 2012
Seven Investment Management (7IM ) has launched an unconstrained fund with a charging structure that is discounted when performance is down.
06 February 2012
Wealth manager and stockbroker WH Ireland has launched a UK EIS Growth fund in partnership with Harcourt Capital, seeking to raise an initial £10m.
05 December 2011
IMA’s new definitions for Managed sectors are met with cautious approval, although some fund groups say more clarification is needed
21 October 2011
Managed futures managers, otherwise known as commodity trading advisers (CTAs), are hedge fund managers who run mostly computer-based systematic strategies on a basket of liquid, exchange-traded futures markets.
17 August 2011
Threadneedle is to alter its managed funds’ investment policy by allowing managers to make more defensive plays and invest more heavily in its long/short offerings.
01 July 2011
While the IMA considers how to rename the Managed sectors, Cautious mandates storm ahead of peers over testing three years.
13 June 2011
Leading fund groups suggest a focus on risk assets in Managed sectors after IMA review causes furore.
03 June 2011
That the IMA was surprised by the furore over its classifications of the Managed sectors speaks volumes for the mess in which the trade body finds itself mired.
31 May 2011
In its renaming of the Managed sectors, the IMA said it talked to all the interested parties. The trouble is, it missed out the most important – investors.
11 February 2011
The IMA's Absolute Return sector could be linked to the Managed sectors and broken down into risk profiles, according to director of markets.
Japan has been stuck in deflation for much of the past 20 years. But with a new prime minister, the Bank of Japan’s quantitative easing plans, and a buoyant Topix, there are signs the country is turning a corner. So how can your clients get a piece of the action?
If January and February saw a ‘great rotation’, March saw something akin to a great stagnation, writes Cherry Reynard.
The recent rationing of baby milk sales in UK supermarkets to prevent buyers snapping up supplies and shipping them back to meet surging demand in China neatly underlined the growing significance of consumer spending power in the East.
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