18 August 2014
The Kames Ethical Cautious Managed fund, managed by Audrey Ryan and Iain Buckle, has risen to the top of the IMA Mixed Investment 20-60% Shares sector despite having one of the most restrictive screening processes of all Cautious funds.
15 August 2014
Hargreaves Lansdown has removed the £1.7bn Kames High Yield Bond fund managed by Phil Milburn (pictured) from its Wealth 150 list, pointing to concerns over the asset class in general.
06 August 2014
The FCA has used its consumer protection powers for the first time, banning the sale of contingent convertible securities to the mass market.
04 August 2014
Some of the country’s top bond fund managers are increasing liquidity in their portfolios over fears a ‘shadow banking’ bond market bubble buoyed by ‘tourist’ investors may burst.
23 July 2014
Short-termism can be seen across many sectors of the financial world, but are fund managers becoming too short term in their investment outlook, and how can the industry fight back against this trend?
09 July 2014
In today's changing economical times, is comparing a number of funds or portfolios against a standardised benchmark enough? Managers from Prudential, ING and Hemes fund managers tell us what they think.
08 July 2014
Kames Capital’s Gregory Turnbull-Schwartz says with the banking sector’s improving fundamentals, credit spreads on bank bonds have topped pre-crisis levels. Are investors overpaying?
25 June 2014
Kames Capital's bond manager Phil Milburn has been finding investment opportunities in the new issue market this month after increasing the cash weighting in his High Yield Bond fund.
12 June 2014
Central banks and regulators have created a precarious environment by pumping cheap money into the financial system. But what will be the outlook for fixed income when it comes to an end?
30 May 2014
Kames Capital CEO Martin Davis talks to Anna Fedorova about Scottish independence, rebranding, and the group’s plans to diversify away from the fixed income space.
30 May 2014
Bond investors have expressed concerns over “aggressive” terms and conditions that are increasingly being imposed by issuers of floating rate loans.
27 May 2014
Kames’ Stephen Snowden has said the bond bears’ argument that normalising US and UK monetary policy will be the death knell for fixed income is unfounded.
27 May 2014
Mid-cap stocks have suffered a harsh and indiscriminate sell-off in recent weeks, and managers have pointed to liquidity concerns as a possible trigger for the falls.
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.
19 May 2014
The past three years have seen both higher and lower volatility asset classes produce good returns overall, albeit with intermittent periods of relative weakness, and they have comfortably outperformed cash.
Jian Shi Cortesi, Asian equity fund manager at Swiss & Global, explores the companies that will benefit from China's structural changes
The Investor Forum will this month hold its first meeting to discuss how to promote long-term investment. But with short-termism ingrained in fund management, is it too late for change? Hardeep Tawakley reports.
Shorting the Japanese yen while going long equities was a consensus trade last year. The pair have decoupled, but can the trade work again? Tilney Bestinvest's Sophie Muller investigates.
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