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?
22 July 2014
Dan Kemp, co-head, investment consulting and portfolio management at Morningstar Investment Management EMEA, explains why portfolio construction could be just as important as fund selection, if not more so.
10 July 2014
Western economies are finally on a steady recovery path and market volatility is at an all time low. So where do investors think the key opportunities will be in the remainder of 2014?
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
The UK has remained firm on its economic recovery path so far this year, but political turmoil in the Middle East, combined with central banks' inability to make firm decisions on rate rises and monetary policy, are threatening to throw markets off track. So what are the key risks investors should be aware of in the second half of 2014?
07 July 2014
Insight Investment’s flagship Equity Market Neutral fund is planning to increase its exposure to European equities following the hire of portfolio manager Gareth Jenkins.
30 June 2014
Gervais Williams is managing director of Miton Group, and has more than 20 years’ experience covering the UK smaller companies sector, running a number of mandates including the Diverse Income trust, the Miton UK Multi Cap Income fund, and the Miton UK Smaller Companies fund.
26 June 2014
Every investor is searching for income in the market today, but where is the best value income being found?
26 June 2014
As Jeremy Tigue steps down from running the Foreign & Colonial investment trust after a 17-year stint, he tells Hardeep Tawakley what the future holds for the 146-year old trust, and how the oldest trusts in the world have evolved since the 1800s.
23 June 2014
Former Morningstar OBSR researcher Chetan Modi has joined Allfunds Bank as a senior fund analyst as part of the group's push to increase its UK-based fund research team.
16 June 2014
Jackie Beard, director of closed-end fund research at Morningstar, explains how trusts are negotiating new gearing facilities, including the reintroduction of long-dated debt, as the cost of borrowing falls.
29 May 2014
Dan Kemp has left Albemarle Street Partners (ASP), less than two years after co-founding the consultancy, to join Morningstar.
29 May 2014
Emerging market investors are misguided if they believe they can buy both long-term winners and growth companies, according to BlackRock’s Sam Vecht.
27 May 2014
UK mid caps are rerating currently, but where do managers think the real value lies?
20 May 2014
A familiar asset class has once again dominated the list of the most consistently top performing investment trusts of the last decade, a study has revealed.
Africa is fast becoming one of the world’s hottest regions for oil and gas, as it is relatively underexplored. But operating on the continent offers its own unique challenges, as Garry White, chief investment commentator at Charles Stanley Direct, explains
As investors increasingly push the boundaries in search of accessible alternatives, the alternative beta concept may become a significant part of investors’ toolkit, says Olivia Mayell, client portfolio manager at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
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