06 December 2013
Octopus Investments’ multi-manager team reveals the overlooked funds to watch in 2014.
05 December 2013
Smith & Williamson has appointed Morgan Stanley's Michael Pagliari as investment management partner, its fourth hire in the investment management division in the last two months.
02 December 2013
As our collective thoughts turn to Christmas, mince pies and excessive consumption of wine, I sense tactically inclined investors might want to turn a tiny bit more cautious.
16 October 2013
Political uncertainty in the US has caused the dollar to weaken, forcing many investors to reverse their long positions in the currency to a more neutral stance.
30 September 2013
Nev Godley, vice president of Morgan Stanley, compares the different types of capital protection available to structured product investors.
23 September 2013
With their low current account deficits and little export exposure to China, maybe investors should take a closer look at frontier markets, says Morgan Stanley's Tim Drinkall.
19 September 2013
This week I have a terrible admission to make. I drank a little too much wine at a recent press event, but that was a good thing as I was searching for an inner truth about investing in bonds.
16 September 2013
Mark Holman, a former Lehman Brothers executive director, launched fixed income boutique TwentyFour AM the same week his former employer went bankrupt.
21 June 2013
Investing in Europe is the great investment uncertainty of modern times, a chimera that could be either the single greatest opportunity for investors or the biggest disaster lurking in the shadows.
12 April 2013
More optimistic equity markets always make for more interesting conversations. Instead of all those miserable end of the world confessions over coffee – “how much cash do you have in your portfolios?” – more bullish markets tend to spark off new ideas and even the odd mania or two.
28 March 2013
Paul Causer, co-head of fixed interest and co-manager of the Invesco Perpetual Global Financial Capital fund, looks at what has been done over the past year to tackle the problems in the financials sector.
17 March 2013
The MSCI Pan-Europe index was up 14.2% for 2012, but the rebound from the lows at the beginning of June was closer to 20%.
28 February 2013
Sanlam’s top-performing financials manager Kokkie Kooyman has warned investors they should be wary of owning companies which are highly correlated to equity markets ahead of an expected correction.
26 February 2013
Investec Bank and Morgan Stanley have both modified the terms and conditions of their structured products after the Financial Services Authority (FSA) found terms in both were potentially ‘unfair’ to clients.
17 February 2013
Christian Gardner, investment analyst at StructuredProductReview.com, compares four kick-out plans from different providers.
As we head into 2014, fund managers are facing a new world with reduced margins. James Budden, director of distribution at Baillie Gifford, argues it is a sacrifice worth making.
Stuart Edwards, fixed interest fund manager at Invesco Perpetual, considers where we are in the US economic recovery and monetary policy debate, and what this means for the global bond market as we move into 2014.
Bertrand Cliquet, fund manager of the Lazard Global Listed Infrastructure Equity fund, explains his fund’s strategy and where he believes there is value in the sector.
China has made a series of reforms to liberalise the renminbi and could free up its bond market. Ing's Peter Sengelmann explains the implications for investors.
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