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.
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.
Sam Isaly, managing partner of OrbiMed Investors and portfolio manager of the Worldwide Healthcare trust, says strategically-driven M&A activity and leaps in scientific research are continuing to drive growth for the sector
Stuart Parks, head of Asian equities at Invesco Perpetual, explains why despite China’s strong equity market gains in recent months, investors may be too optimistic on other Asian countries
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