01 July 2015
To mark the hottest day of the year so far - and the start of H2 2015 - Investment Week takes a look at the funds whose returns rank them as the best performers of the past six months.
24 June 2015
Heartwood Investment Management has hired Marian Black from Baring Asset Management to head up its investment marketing.
24 June 2015
Pictet Asset Management is aiming to "create noise" with its first onshore product for UK investors, a lower cost multi-asset fund for Percival Stanion and team.
11 May 2015
The Pridham Report is a longstanding and reliable barometer of industry trends. This list of the top fund groups by gross and net retail fund sales is generally dominated, unsurprisingly, by the biggest players in the UK marketplace, although recently the balance of power had begun to shift.
07 April 2015
Barings global head of distribution Angus Woolhouse tells Laura Dew how the firm handled the fallout from the exit of three multi-asset managers, and outlines its plans for the rest of the year.
22 March 2015
Michael Levy, investment manager, EMEA and global frontier markets equity team at Barings, looks at companies set to outperform on the back of new and more focused political regimes.
10 March 2015
Baring Asset Management has promoted Rod Aldridge to head of wholesale distribution for EMEA following the departure of Oliver Morath.
02 March 2015
Baring Asset Management has converted its Global Bond Trust into a more flexible Strategic Bond fund and handed it to new manager Guy Dunham.
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.
A trio of managers reveal the main strategies which have boosted fund performance this year and how they are insulating portfolios from macro-economic risks.
Jeremy Bedford, partner at Fulcrum Asset Management, discusses the growing trend of wealth managers protecting against a repeat of the market volatility that hurt their clients in the financial crisis.
Dhananjay Phadnis, manager of the Fidelity Emerging Asia fund, examines how emerging markets have weathered recent storms and identifies future challenges for these countries.
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