Uk equity income
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).
26 January 2015
In his first interview for more than four years, Artemis senior partner Mark Tyndall speaks to Dan Jones about charging and cost disclosure, fund manager lock-ins, and the future of the business.
06 January 2015
Aviva Investors is set to merge Chris Murphy’s UK Income & Growth fund into his UK Equity Income portfolio, subject to shareholder approval.
02 December 2014
October’s sell-off contributed to bringing the valuation of the FTSE All-Share down to below historical levels. Tineke Frikkee, manager of Smith & Williamson’s UK Equity Income trust, highlights stocks that still look attractive
26 November 2014
UK All Companies funds saw their first inflows in six months in October, despite market volatility, according to the Investment Management Association.
17 November 2014
UK companies are acting as a drag on an otherwise buoyant global dividend outlook, according to Hendersons' Global Dividend Index.
12 November 2014
With 61% of UK dividends paid from just 15 companies, Talib Sheikh, manager of the JPM Multi-Asset Income fund, explains why investors should look to REITs and credit for global diversification.
09 October 2014
FE Alpha Manager Mark Slater has had a great deal of success running the MFM Slater Growth fund in recent years, with the portfolio ranked number one in the highly competitive IMA UK All Companies sector over one and five year periods, and top quartile over three.
08 October 2014
Liontrust's assets under management are to climb above £4bn imminently after the group won a £320m UK equity income mandate.
07 October 2014
Large-cap funds in the UK Equity Income sector have increased the concentration of their top ten holdings even as the UK’s largest stocks begin to struggle, data compiled for Investment Week has revealed.
07 October 2014
With more than a quarter of investment trusts trading on a premium currently, Simon White, head of investment trusts at BlackRock, asks if investors should avoid them over the long term
03 October 2014
Tilney Bestinvest’s Miles Robinson (pictured) and Blair Winton tell Alice Rigby why it is time to listen to IFAs, how they are dealing with the challenge of finding income, and why consistency has been key in a volatile marketplace.
30 September 2014
Franklin Templeton is to rebrand Colin Morton’s UK Blue Chip fund as the Franklin UK Rising Dividends fund in a bid to make it more attractive to those seeking a growing income stream.
The impact of China’s slowing growth on the wider Asia region continues to worry investors in 2015. Yet pockets of opportunity have appeared recently, as the continued decline in the oil price boosts importers. Here, fund managers tell Investment Week about their favoured stocks, countries and contrarian plays.
Ian Rees, head of research for multi-asset funds at Premier Asset Management, tells Annabelle Williams how the team has accessed four alternative income sectors.
More muted performance may be on the cards for US equities, but financials and healthcare can still out-perform, explains Martin Currie's Tom Walker.
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