22 July 2014
In June 2013, platform giant Hargreaves Lansdown sent out a mailshot to clients about Richard Buxton’s move from Schroders to Old Mutual.
16 July 2014
Asian markets still face three key hurdles on their path to recovery, according to Schroders’ head of Asian fixed income, Rajeev De Mello.
14 July 2014
Platforms are racing to update their conversion programmes as advisers complain about hefty charges when switching clients into clean share classes.
07 July 2014
FE Research scours the vast investment universe to select lesser known funds for your portfolios.
07 July 2014
Fund managers have been feeling the squeeze on pricing this year, with distributors including Hargreaves Lansdown forcing down headline prices on funds as businesses adapt to the new world.
07 July 2014
Schroders has hired British Cycling’s head coach as a consultant, tasking him with analysing the behavioural biases of senior fund managers.
02 July 2014
Schroders has hired two listed real estate managers from Australia's AMP Capital to create a new property team as it takes over the Investors in Global Real Estate trust.
30 June 2014
Whitechurch Securities’ head of research, Ben Willis, talks to Laura Dew about dealing with soft-closures of popular funds, the growing difficulties in backing new portfolios, and a surprise 2014 outperformer.
27 June 2014
This week Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe returned with a ‘third arrow' plan for structural reform. Wether his plans succeed remains to be seen but other factors mean sustained recovery is on the cards for Japan, says Andrew Rose, manager of the Schroder Tokyo fund.
25 June 2014
Schroders is among a group of investors to have acquired a $32m (£18.8m) stake in online wealth manager Nutmeg.
24 June 2014
Many popular absolute return funds targeting low volatility are in danger of registering annual losses. What can managers do to turn around performance?
16 June 2014
FE Alpha Manager Daniel Nickols’ Old Mutual UK Smaller Companies fund is one of the largest and most popular in the IMA UK Smaller Companies sector, with assets under management (AUM) of almost £1bn.
09 June 2014
With markets on the way up, finding unloved and undervalued stocks is becoming harder. But one recovery fund has managed to return over 20% since its launch last year. Hardeep Tawakley speaks to Hugh Sergeant, manager of the River and Mercantile World Recovery fund.
09 June 2014
Robin Minter-Kemp, former director of investment funds at Cazenove Capital, has joined Rayner Spencer Mills Research (RSMR) as a non-executive director.
02 June 2014
Peter Harrison, head of investment at Schroders, says fund managers need to widen their time horizons and focus on engaging more with companies they are invested in, rather than sell out when the going gets tough.
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.
Asian income is a game of two halves, with the region dividend between cash hoarding markets and those with an established dividend culture. Margaret Weir, investment director at Eastspring Investments spells out the best and worst markets - including the world's worst offender.
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