Uk equity income
13 April 2015
FTSE 350 companies will pay out £86.3bn in dividends this financial year, while oil majors should be able to maintain payouts despite tough trading conditions, according to Markit.
09 April 2015
AXA Investment Managers is to merge its Framlington Equity Income fund into the Framlington Monthly Income fund, subject to unitholder approval.
23 March 2015
In his first interview since taking over Schroder UK Opportunities from Julie Dean, Matt Hudson tells Anna Fedorova about plans to expand his team and how he is coping with the differing demands of his two portfolios.
14 March 2015
Investors may need to revert to more ‘unfashionable’ strategies in an difficult investment environment, according to Robin Boyle, managing director of the Athelney trust.
12 March 2015
Small-cap boutique Montanaro is offering seed investors the opportunity to allocate to its Equity Income fund at a zero management fee until it reaches £100m in size.
27 February 2015
Lloyds Banking Group is finally beginning to look attractive again for income managers as it restarts dividend payments for the first time since the crisis.
27 February 2015
Lloyds Banking Group is to start paying dividends again for the first time in six years, set to be 0.75p per share for 2014.
25 February 2015
Hugh Yarrow (pictured) and Ben Peters, managers of the Evenlode Income fund, have revealed the top five stocks which have helped drive the success of their top-performing portfolio.
24 February 2015
Invesco Perpetual’s £600m Income & Growth fund is to move out of the Investment Association’s UK Equity Income sector this Friday (27 February) after failing to meet the trade body’s yield requirements.
19 February 2015
JO Hambro Capital Management's Clive Beagles has blamed an underweight in defensive stocks for the underperformance of the £2.7bn UK Equity Income fund last year but said he refuses to invest in "bond lookalikes".
18 February 2015
Threadneedle’s Richard Colwell is adding more to stocks including Centrica and GlaxoSmithKline as he seeks contrarian equity income plays for the months ahead.
09 February 2015
Majedie UK Income fund manager Chris Reid tells Anna Fedorova about the investment calls that helped him maintain strong performance in 2014, and why he sees value this year in unloved stocks like Sainsbury's.
30 January 2015
Mark Slater has sold out of utility company Centrica and bookmaker William Hill in his Income fund, ahead of May's general election.
28 January 2015
BNY Mellon Investment Management is set to change the names of two of its funds, the Newton Global Higher Income and Higher Income, and scrap the yield discipline on the latter.
28 January 2015
Retail fund sales last year were at their highest level since 2010, according to the latest figures from the Investment Association (IA).
John Husselbee, head of multi-manager multi-asset at Liontrust Asset Management, says investors will need to start reaping the benefits of diversification in order to meet their objectives.
Peter Elston, chief investment officer of Seneca Investment Managers, analyses the importance of the UK election in terms of investors' portfolios, and if they should be adjusting positioning around the event or taking a longer-term view.
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