22 October 2014
As the big continue to get bigger, industry commentators address the issue of whether the rise of super-sized funds is healthy or a hindrance for investors.
21 October 2014
The growing chance of a party outside the established top three getting a key role in a coalition government is starting to spook managers, as UKIP in particular gains ground ahead of the general election.
14 October 2014
Strategic bond managers have started increasing their high yield hedges via synthetic exposure in anticipation of further stress in the asset class.
09 October 2014
Kames Capital has expanded its absolute return range with the launch of two new mandates for David Griffiths and David Pringle.
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
Asset managers have revealed the hard limits they are imposing on entertainment budgets ahead of a potential FCA ban on corporate hospitality
22 September 2014
The dust has settled on the wave of pricing deals (or non-deals) announced by platforms earlier this year, but there are still signs of lingering tensions.
17 September 2014
Kames Capital is to manage the latest addition to Aegon's fund range, a High Income fund intended to help investors take advantage of pension rule changes.
11 September 2014
Martin Gilbert, chief executive of Aberdeen Asset Management, has given the 'yes' vote on Scottish independence a boost after claiming the country can make a great success of going it alone.
10 September 2014
Kames Capital’s David Roberts has warned delaying an interest rate hike any longer could cause the kind of inflationary shock last seen in the UK more than thirty years ago.
08 September 2014
Kames Capital's chief executive Martin Davis digests the recent spate of takeovers in the fund management space and ponders the implications.
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.
There has been a surge in environmental policy initiatives announced by policymakers in recent years, but where are the best opportunities around the globe? Annabelle Williams reports.
While corporate debt has grown at an unprecedented rate globally since 2008, Italy’s lenders are finally beginning to offload a record amount of ‘bad loans’
With monetary policy weakening the yen and a consumption tax rise at home, Japan's multinationals are the key to solving the country's problems - and the best bet for investors, says Neptune's Chris Taylor.
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