12 December 2014
As people live longer than ever before and traditional sources of income fail to yield enough for lengthy retirement periods, choosing the correct income source is becoming essential.
11 December 2014
Old Mutual UK Smaller Companies manager Dan Nickols has noted the "rich source of ideas" represented by the IPO market ahead of 2015's listing season.
10 December 2014
The dearth of value opportunities in Western equity markets alongside a host of other issues leaves emerging market equities as the last man standing. Should income seekers change their focus?
02 December 2014
Frontier financials have improved immensely over the past two decades, but Oliver Bell, manager of the T. Rowe Price Frontier Markets Equity fund, explains why Pakistan’s United Bank is his sector pick of the year.
01 December 2014
Neil Hermon, manager of the Henderson Smaller Companies investment trust, and co-head of UK equities at Henderson Global Investors, highlights three key reasons to be bullish on UK housebuilders.
26 November 2014
Brendan Walsh, multi-asset fund manager at Aviva Investors, explores if ignoring traditional asset class labels and focusing on risk and multi-strategy investment concepts, allows managers more freedom and could help improve fund returns as well.
24 November 2014
The departure of star managers may have hidden costs for investors “stampeding” for the exit, a wealth manager has warned.
21 November 2014
An improving economy and the attendant rises in inflation and interest rates represent the biggest challenge facing investors, according to Premier's multi-asset head David Hambidge.
20 November 2014
The repercussions of last month's equity sell-off are still being felt, reports Cherry Reynard
18 November 2014
Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has told senior politicians he will delay a proposed sales tax rise and call a snap election in December, according to reports.
17 November 2014
Jean-Sylvain Perrig is the Chief Investment Officer at Union Bancaire Privee. He tells Alice Rigby why there will be opportunities in the US for some time to come and what a bout of positive trading in Japan means for his portfolios.
10 November 2014
Standard Life Investments has hired former Ignis manager Jonathan Fearon to manage its European Equity Growth fund.
31 October 2014
A raft of pulled IPOs in October point to a more rational environment for new listings, managers suggest.
30 October 2014
Errors in forecasts are nothing new, but Steven Bell, manager of the F&C Global Macro Bond fund, asks why economists have been so far off the mark with their inflation forecasts in recent months.
30 October 2014
Turcan Connell Asset Management’s Haig Bathgate tells Laura Dew why Latin America is his top emerging market, and how a contrarian call on Europe could offer a big boost to his portfolios.
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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