28 July 2014
Funds from BlackRock and J.P. Morgan have been added to Sanlam Private Investment’s bi-annual list of underperforming income portfolios after a tough year for some of their mandates.
22 July 2014
Investment trust analysts have slapped buy ratings on a number of smaller companies trusts, as recent selling opens up significant discounts in the sector.
27 June 2014
BlackRock is planning to hard-close the £1.2bn BSF European Credit Strategies fund, managed by Michael Phelps to new money.
16 June 2014
I cannot contain myself. I am so excited. After months of waiting it is finally upon us. No, not the World Cup, the launch of Woodford Investment Management (WIM).
09 June 2014
BlackRock has launched two iShares exchange-traded funds to target emerging market consumption and US dividends, following fee cuts on its revamped 'Core' range last week.
09 June 2014
Jupiter’s new CEO Maarten Slendebroek talks about fund pricing, taking over from Edward Bonham Carter, and what the future holds for the group.
05 June 2014
Andrew Swan, manager of the newly launched BlackRock Asia Special Situations fund, has rotated away from growth stocks in the view they are overpriced, turning to value companies instead.
02 June 2014
BlackRock has reduced prices on its iShares Core Series range for European investors, just a week after Fidelity Worldwide Investment cut prices on its own core range of passives.
29 May 2014
Emerging market investors are misguided if they believe they can buy both long-term winners and growth companies, according to BlackRock’s Sam Vecht.
29 May 2014
Asian markets are shifting from a growth to value focus, and investors could reposition accordingly, explains BlackRock's Andrew Swan.
27 May 2014
In the aftermath of its recent elections, Laura Dew looks at how managers view India now from an investment perspective.
21 May 2014
Kames Capital’s CEO Martin Davis warned the Scottish independence debate will be much closer than anticipated, resulting in wide and long lasting ramifications for the UK and Europe.
21 May 2014
European equity managers are rotating into quality stocks with global exposure as the European Central Bank (ECB) prepares to combat a buoyant euro.
19 May 2014
BlackRock’s head of UK retail talks to Anna Fedorova about the group's plans to improve its UK equity offering, his thoughts on fund pricing, and why investors should be building mixed portfolios to help their money grow.
09 May 2014
At a time when many established portfolios are facing questions over performance, manager exits and other issues, City Financial's new fund research service has identified seven funds as ones to watch over the coming months.
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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