31 July 2014
Multi-asset and equity products have driven net intermediary inflows of £3.8bn for Schroders in the first half of 2014, prompting a 50% hike in the group's interim dividend.
28 July 2014
RWC’s Ian Lance and Nick Purves run three equity income portfolios at the fund house: the UK-focused Enhanced Income and Income Opportunities funds, and the recently-launched Global Enhanced Dividend fund.
28 July 2014
Funds from Schroders, Jupiter, and Henderson Global Investors are dominating Chelsea Financial Services’ new ratings service, FundCalibre.
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.
Why are there often such differences in the performance of investment trusts and open-ended counterparts run by the same managers, asks James Burns, head of the multi-manager team at Smith & Williamson.
With UK markets having underperformed many European indices in recent months, and the prospect of interest rates rising very soon, Raj Tanna, portfolio manager at J.P. Morgan Private Bank, analyses the future for UK equities.
The deep recession in the US and subsequent sluggish growth has led some experts to suggest the market is suffering economic hysteresis - or permanent damage to potential growth and employment, explains Robert Jukes from CGWM.
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