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.
13 August 2014
Barings has hired two former Schroders managers to strengthen its investment team after multi-asset managers Andrew Cole, Percival Stanion and Shaniel Ramjee quit the group.
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 .
The impact of China’s slowing growth on the wider Asia region continues to worry investors in 2015. Yet pockets of opportunity have appeared recently, as the continued decline in the oil price boosts importers. Here, fund managers tell Investment Week about their favoured stocks, countries and contrarian plays.
Ian Rees, head of research for multi-asset funds at Premier Asset Management, tells Annabelle Williams how the team has accessed four alternative income sectors.
More muted performance may be on the cards for US equities, but financials and healthcare can still out-perform, explains Martin Currie's Tom Walker.
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