27 October 2014
The onslaught of legislative and regulatory change brought on the UK pensions industry recently reached a bit of a nexus with George Osborne declaring savers aged over 55 would be able to dip into their pensions “like bank accounts.”
21 October 2014
Investors using direct to consumer platforms are now among the largest shareholders in investment trusts, as a post-RDR revival for the sector gets underway.
10 October 2014
Sizzling market returns have given many investors the feeling that US stocks are overvalued. But judge market gains by earnings, and this is just not the case, explains J.P. Morgan's Paul Quinsee.
09 October 2014
JPMAM strategist Stephanie Flanders has said she is 'sombre' about the prospects for Europe and other developed markets, in a reversal of the optimism she felt at the start of the year.
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
06 October 2014
JP Morgan’s emerging markets manager Leon Eidelman has argued the slowing of EM economies does not mean investors should write them off altogether.
03 October 2014
Nick Gartside, co-manager of the JPM Strategic Bond Fund, has said that a divergence in central bank policies could lead to more diverse returns for fixed income investors in future.
22 September 2014
Selectors pick out the smaller funds which have remained under the investment radar despite strong performance.
17 September 2014
The difference between open- and closed-ended funds used to be clear cut. However, new regulation in the form of the UCITS IV directive has brought changes to the open-ended structure. Simon Crinage, head of investment trusts at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, explains everything investors need to know about the new rules
22 July 2014
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined a former senior J.P. Morgan banker £450,000 after he disclosed inside information to contacts.
27 May 2014
ECB policy changes have already been priced into markets, but will Draghi's decisions be sufficient in staving off the threat of deflation in the eurozone? Hardeep Tawakley reports.
23 April 2014
Investors have been selling out of Russian equities since the country’s stand-off with neighbour Ukraine escalated in early March and caused shares to plunge, but one fund manager has been buying back in despite ongoing tensions.
22 April 2014
Alain Defise, investment manager at Pictet Asset Management, argues emerging market corporate bonds offer a way to tap into the ‘dynamism’ of the developing world, while shielding investors from the volatility associated with emerging currencies and stocks.
03 April 2014
JP Morgan Asset Management’s Garrett Fish has said a 10% correction in the US share prices this year would be good for the market, as valuations become increasingly stretched.
14 March 2014
Will manager moves win out over buy list pressure?
Fiona Reynolds, managing director of Principles for Responsible Investment (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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