Investec AM's UK managing director David Aird speaks to editor Katrina Lloyd about how active managers can prove their worth and tackle the industry-wide problem of closet trackers.
Jupiter vice-chairman Edward Bonham Carter is kick starting the asset management industry's CASCAID charity campaign to raise over £1m for Cancer Reseach UK with a sponsored skydive, while on holiday in New Zealand this week.
With a family background in professional tennis, a move into fund management was "not a logical step"
Lack of focus on management
Inflows of £1.1bn over six months
Bull bond market potentially coming to an end
UK income hunters face headwinds of historical proportions: 10-year gilt yields hit an all-time low of 0.5% on 12 August, accompanied by a similarly record-breaking feat from sterling corporate bonds of 2.3%.
Investec's Aird: Explaining the post-Brexit world is an impossible job - the right approach is to admit 'we don't know'
How multi-asset is challenging the absolute return space
Focus on compliance, fees and risk
Takes on role of equity analyst
Some years ago, I wrote about our team's preference for maximum analytical flexibility as opposed to sector specialisation.
2016 PAM directory data
Herd mentality in markets
Taking over from David Buteel
Also added overseas exposure
As part of the Edinburgh team
In the latest in our series of interviews with some of the industry's key Investment Influencers, Investment Week talks to Andrew Summers of Investec Wealth & Investment.
Wandering past my bookshelves recently, one of my favourite business books caught my eye.
BoE action fuels demand for gilts
Interest rates set to be lower for longer
Inflation-linked bonds have been out of favour for the past three years as global developed market headline inflation rates and inflation expectations have fallen in the face of tepid economic demand and weak oil and commodity prices.
Rand depreciation negatively impacts profits by 16.3%
Manager intends to add to oversold positions
Was at Schroders since 2007