29 October 2014
The operators of twenty-eight of the UK's largest investment platforms are forming the UK Platform Group in a bid to more fully represent the industry.
27 October 2014
The ‘glide path’ idea informs not only the intellectual core of most financial planning, but also shapes a large part of investment practice.
17 October 2014
The broad sell-off across equity markets this week is just a mid-cycle correction and will only make the equity rally last longer, Fidelity’s Dominic Rossi has said.
14 October 2014
With returns from mainstream asset classes becoming harder to come by, where are the best alternative opportunities? Managers from across the investment spectrum reveal their best alternative opportunities.
09 October 2014
Nick Paler talks to John Clougherty, head of retail at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, about how the firm is making a push into passives with new funds and aggressive price cuts.
08 October 2014
Fidelity Worldwide Investment has appointed Barclays Wealth boss Peter Horrell as managing director of its UK business.
24 September 2014
Fidelity Worldwide Investment has cut fees on its passive multi-asset range in another aggressive pricing move.
24 September 2014
Renewed dollar strength has led forecasters to predict a tougher time for sterling in the coming months, despite a small relief rally last week as Scotland opted against independence. Which funds could benefit?
22 September 2014
Selectors pick out the smaller funds which have remained under the investment radar despite strong performance.
19 September 2014
Fund managers, economists, and currency traders waited with bated breath for the outcome of the historic referendum in which Scotland would decide its future - whether inside or outside the UK.
16 September 2014
Killik & Co partner and head of fund research Mick Gilligan talks to Laura Dew about unusual fund choices, backing funds at launch, and the main factor holding back equity markets.
11 September 2014
This week Schroders was rocked by the departure of former Cazenove Capital manager Julie Dean, but with her next move as yet unknown, fund buyers have named a number of alternatives for UK exposure.
09 September 2014
Outsourcing company Quindell has won a court battle against a short-seller which caused its share price to dive 40% earlier this year.
04 September 2014
Fidelity Worldwide Investments is preparing to launch a high conviction Asian equities fund for Anthony Srom.
01 September 2014
FE Research casts an eye across the investment universe to find lesser-known funds for your portfolios.
Fiona Reynolds, managing director of Principles for Responsible Investing (PRI), explores how the fixed income sector is embracing responsible investment strategies.
Contingent convertible bonds (CoCos) have swiftly moved into the mainstream as regulators put more pressure on banks following the financial crisis. However, Dan Daldry, a manager in the fixed income team at Alliance Trust, argues there are many risks in the sector.
A spurt in environmental regulations from governments is driving growth for companies linked to recycling, water treatment and alternative energy. Jon Forster from Impax outlines the opportunities.
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