06 February 2015
Investment Quorum has unveiled a series of funds it is backing to navigate currency wars and unpredictable central bank action in 2015, said the group's CIO Peter Lowman.
02 February 2015
Chancellor George Osborne's major shake-up of pensions, announced in last year's Budget, came as a major shock to the financial services industry.
19 December 2014
Global growth looks pretty uninspiring, and there is much uncertainty on the horizon. But now is the time to load up on equities, says Christopher Mahon from Baring Asset Management.
19 December 2014
After another year of high profile manager moves and retirements, Investment Week looks at ten of this year's biggest exits, what the managers are doing now, and what has happened to their funds.
10 December 2014
Negative sentiment towards Europe’s economic prospects has caused valuations in many cases to become very attractive, says Barings' Nick Williams.
08 December 2014
The steep fall in the oil price could damage growth and dividend prospects for some of the UK’s biggest stocks, adding to managers’ concerns over the outlook for the wider market.
04 December 2014
Peter Lowman is chief investment officer at Investment Quorum. He tells Julia Rampen why Japan is in a sweet spot, why he is still bearish on bonds, and which managers could be future industry stars.
04 December 2014
Barings' global resources manager Duncan Goodwin shares his view on a volatile commodities market at this year's Investment Week Funds to Watch conference.
25 November 2014
Barings multi-asset manager Christopher Mahon has warned the chances of a fresh Black Monday-style crash are rising, as policy decisions increasingly drive markets.
21 November 2014
Duncan Goodwin (pictured), manager of the £307m Barings Global Resources fund, spoke to delegates at Investment Week’s Funds to Watch event. Here, he outlines his views on the sector and how he has restructured his portfolio.
04 November 2014
Baring Asset Management has rebranded its multi-asset Portfolio fund as the more flexible Dynamic Capital Growth fund in a bid to make it more attractive to pension savers.
03 November 2014
After a summer lull, fund buyers have begun the autumn again wondering how to deal with a raft of manager moves – with significant consequences for fund groups, in some cases.
07 October 2014
Is high yield fully valued? Managers from Hermes, Kames, CF Miton, Sanlan, UBP, Mirabaud, Barings, J.P. Morgan, Neuberger Berman, Morningstar, Architas and Franklin Templeton tell Investment Week their views on the asset class
26 September 2014
The election victory of President Joko Widodo has created an investment opportunity in Indonesia, according to SooHai Lim, manager of the Barings ASEAN Frontiers fund.
12 September 2014
The Baring Multi-Asset fund has lost over half of its assets in a month after Andrew Cole, Percival Stanion and Shaniel Ramjee left the group.
Financial services has witnessed a number of famous apologies over the years linked to fraud, rogue trading, and even train fare dodging. Investment Week remembers the most notable, and the ones which never were.
China’s global reach could widen if the MSCI China Emerging Markets index is opened up to domestic stocks and the IMF decides to include the renminbi in its special drawing rights currency basket this year. Nitesh Shah, associate director, research, at ETF Securities, analyses what the two events could mean for investors.
Fidelity's Leigh Himsworth is investing in wealth management companies as a key theme within his UK Opportunities fund, in the hope M&A and pension reforms will boost the sector.
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