Uk equity income
29 July 2014
Net retail sales of UK equity income funds hit a record high of £1.4bn last month, according to the Investment Management Association, as Neil Woodford's new fund provided a boon to the sector.
21 July 2014
City Financial's head of UK equities Leigh Himsworth is to join Fidelity as the firm acquires his £70m UK Opportunities fund.
18 July 2014
Outflows from the Invesco Perpetual Income and High Income funds since news of Neil Woodford’s departure have reached 30% of assets - but the launch of his rival fund was seemingly not the major blow some expected.
16 July 2014
Jupiter’s Merlin multi-manager team have added Neil Woodford’s equity income fund to their portfolios as they back the manager’s new project from launch.
15 July 2014
Miton Group UK equity income manager Bill Mott is to retire from fund management at the end of the year.
10 July 2014
Chelverton Asset Management is to launch a small-cap fund in September after expanding its team of fund managers.
02 July 2014
The St James’s Place UK High Income fund and two other portfolios have become the latest to exit the IMA UK Equity Income sector for failing to meet yield requirements.
02 July 2014
UK dividend investors are revising yield expectations downwards after sterling reached its highest level against the US dollar since 2008.
27 June 2014
Mark Barnett's Invesco Perpetual Income and UK Strategic Income funds are to exit the IMA UK Equity Income sector in the next few days.
25 June 2014
Woodford Investment Management raised £1.6bn for the CF Woodford Equity Income fund during its offer period this month, the company has announced.
25 June 2014
A hike in the base rate of as little as 0.25% would have a much greater impact on the disposable incomes of highly indebted consumers, potentially threatening the UK's recovery, Neil Woodford has said.
30 May 2014
Kames Capital CEO Martin Davis talks to Anna Fedorova about Scottish independence, rebranding, and the group’s plans to diversify away from the fixed income space.
28 May 2014
UK equity income funds recorded their best month on record in April as the ongoing demand for income solutions saw them rake in hundreds of millions of pounds.
19 May 2014
Global equity income investors saw dividends leap by 31.4% in the first quarter of 2014, buoyed by special payouts, with the underlying increase rising at the fastest rate since 2012.
08 May 2014
Neil Woodford is to launch his long-awaited equity income fund at the start of next month with a flat fee structure that will see his firm absorb admin costs.
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