14 February 2012
The past three years have been a tumultuous time for the financials sector, which has seen a phase of deleveraging, rights issues and balance sheet repair which continues to this day.
06 February 2012
Newton manager predicts risk on trades will perform best in short term despite gloomy economic outlook.
13 January 2012
As income-producing stocks struggle to make total returns, Steven Andrew uses his fund’s ability to invest in bonds to outperform his peers.
09 January 2012
Dalton Strategic Partners fund manager Jenifer Rush adopts adventurous investment style to find ideas within the commodities sector.
12 December 2011
Flagship UK Opportunities fund invests in unloved names with encouraging growth prospects.
05 December 2011
Manager plays yield curve and looks for ‘dull’ core holdings in long-standing fund.
25 November 2011
The fund has broader remit than similar ethical products, including oil and gas exposure
18 November 2011
Malta-domiciled fund returned 81.42% over three years by tapping into burgeoning luxury brand market, with focus on EMs.
11 November 2011
SWIP’s James Clunie makes impressive turnaround on UK Flexible Strategy after the fund was hard hit during the 2008 crisis.
07 November 2011
Neptune US Income fund manager targets yield of 3.5%-4% per annum.
31 October 2011
Just over a year ago, Schroders added a second fund to its Income Maximiser range, aiming to provide investors with an annual yield of 7%, in the form of an Asian fund run by Richard Sennitt and Dr Thomas See.
24 October 2011
Focus on the ‘structural change in the way people work, entertain and communicate’ helps fund deliver 49% over three years.
17 October 2011
Low-profile F&C manager says attracting investors to mid-caps tough in current climate.
10 October 2011
IM Matterley Undervalued Assets fund delivers more than 30% to investors over three years as managers seek businesses trading below ‘build price’
19 August 2011
UK Mid Cap manager prevails through tough headwinds, steering fund to top of charts.
Japan has rising taxes, an energy shortfall, and tensions with China to resolve in 2014, says Charlotte Watson, chief investment officer of Attivo Investment Management.
Investors buying passives risk missing out on active funds that deliver real total returns well above what trackers can deliver, Jonathan Willcocks, M&G's global head of retail sales, argues.
Investment Management Association (IMA) chief executive Daniel Godfrey says we should "interrogate quite hard" the assertion that the price of fund management has dropped elsewhere in the world, but not in the UK.
The recent efforts of Turkey's central bank remain deeply unconvincing while Chinese and Russian markets are stuffed full of state-owned enterprises. But there are bright spots for EM investors, argues Baillie Gifford's Tim Campbell.
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