Multi-asset managers turn to passives for commodity exposure as underweight active managers get left behind
Commodities entered bull market territory
Easier to trade when liquidity dries up
Industry members pay tribute
Fund manager skill rare
Tough period for fund
Multi-asset managers reveal how they are turning to 'hedge fund-like' liquid alternative strategies in 2016, in a bid to protect portfolios and generate returns across the market cycle. Hardeep Tawakley reports
As events such as the forthcoming EU referendum contribute to market uncertainty, managers tell Investment Week in this special two-part feature where they are finding the best uncorrelated assets that are helping their portfolios achieve 'true' diversification...
In the latest of a new series of interviews with some of the industry's key Investment Influencers, Investment Week talks to Morningstar's Dan Kemp.
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SharingAlpha employs new approach
Fidelity International biggest winners
Replaced by Citywire's Jonathan Miller
Following the global rout in commodities in 2015, managers are rotating back to oil, mining and precious metals this year via a range of vehicles such as ETFs, investment trusts and MPLs.
Equity funds remain at top
With Mario Draghi extending the ECB's QE programme this month, and investors returning to US high yield following a number of recent sell-offs, managers tell Investment Week which areas of the credit sphere are likely to outperform in the coming months...
Fund managers reveal telecoms, housebuilders and retail as some of the sectors they believe will be able to continue their strong run in 2016, alongside the trouble spots.
Follows industry report on gatekeepers
The US high yield market spread, measured by the option-adjusted spread on the Bank of America/Merrill Lynch US HY Master II index, has been on a rising trend since the end of 2014. As at the end of January 2016, it sat at around 770 basis points, which...
Has fallen from global financial crisis highs
In the second part of this special Big Question, managers assess the risks and rewards of investing in this sector in the current climate.
Largest IA funds surpass £15bn each
Russia, energy and EMD
In the second part of this special Big Question feature, investors and managers explain their portfolio positioning during a tough start to the year.
Long term implications of shaky start to 2016