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.
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.
The IMA Sterling Strategic Bond sector has become increasingly popular in recent years, with its flexibility hugely attractive in a low yield environment.
The strong dollar has been the bane of equity markets, placing pressure on earnings. But Simon Laing, head of US equities at Invesco Perpetual, argues investors need to look back at the 1980s, when markets soared alongside the dollar’s strength, for investment inspiration.
The recent sell-off in high yield means opportunities in the 'rising stars', housing, and building materials sectors, explains PIMCO's deputy CIO Mark Kiesel.
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