15 July 2014
The SRI sector has drawn much attention since a series of tax breaks on social investments were introduced earlier this year. Annabelle Williams analyses the different types of SRI funds available to investors .
10 July 2014
Western economies are finally on a steady recovery path and market volatility is at an all time low. So where do investors think the key opportunities will be in the remainder of 2014?
08 July 2014
The UK has remained firm on its economic recovery path so far this year, but political turmoil in the Middle East, combined with central banks' inability to make firm decisions on rate rises and monetary policy, are threatening to throw markets off track. So what are the key risks investors should be aware of in the second half of 2014?
03 July 2014
The BRICs have made something of a comeback this year following a 2013 many investors in the regions will want to forget, but which country now offers investors the best prospects?
30 May 2014
Jupiter vice chairman Edward Bonham Carter has questioned the number of groups launching multi-asset funds, with the majority attracting little interest from fund buyers.
27 May 2014
Thailand has been gripped by political unrest since last November, with its stock market enduring a tumultuous ride over the last seven months, but which funds have maintained their overweights, and how have they fared?
27 May 2014
UK mid caps are rerating currently, but where do managers think the real value lies?
12 May 2014
Former HSBC global fixed income head Guy Dunham has been appointed head of global and aggregate at Barings.
09 May 2014
Old Mutual Global Investors has attracted the most retail inflows of all fund groups in the first quarter of the year, as investors flock to the group's UK star Richard Buxton.
08 May 2014
Barings has appointed emerging markets specialist Jean-Louis Scandella as head of equities.
29 April 2014
Baring Asset Management is to shut its Corporate Bond fund on 2 May following several years of poor performance and a series of large redemptions, Investment Week can reveal.
16 April 2014
Multi-asset managers have begun to add exposure to emerging market debt (EMD) after yields on dollar-denominated debt rose above those on junk bonds for the first time since 2005.
26 March 2014
Holdings in cash among wealth managers have been rising in recent months as profit-taking off the back of rising equity markets, coupled with fears over slowing global growth, prompt valuation fears for some risk assets.
10 March 2014
Ken Rayner of Rayner Spencer Mills Research looks over the major events driving European markets since the crisis, and selects his best fund ideas to play the recovery.
06 February 2014
Barings Asset Management will close its China Growth fund in April after six years.
The new JPX-Nikkei 400 index launched in January as part of a package of measures aimed at increasing the value of Japanese financial assets. But can it help maintain the revival in the region? Annabelle Williams reports.
Why are there often such differences in the performance of investment trusts and open-ended counterparts run by the same managers, asks James Burns, head of the multi-manager team at Smith & Williamson.
The steady eddie water utility stocks should have been casualties of the improving economy. But this sector has outperformed the All-Share so far this year. Rathbones' Alan Dobbie explores this 'intriguing' performance.
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