15 November 2013
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has purchased a $3.45bn stake in oil company Exxon Mobil.
04 November 2013
Despite the noise around mega-company buyouts, Jock Green-Armytage, investment adviser to JZ Capital Partners, says small buyouts can also be a worthwhile prospect for investors.
04 November 2013
Luthman and Bailey tell Dan Jones how political risk affects investment strategy and why their macro-thematic style is more than a short-term idea.
28 October 2013
Max King, strategist and portfolio manager on the Investec Asset Management multi-asset team, gives an overview of market movements in the summer months.
22 October 2013
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has cut his stake in Tesco, days after the food retailer posted a major profit slump.
21 October 2013
The S&P 500 index is up 20% in 2013, highlighting the good year US investors have had so far. Somewhat surprisingly, however, some of the best known and widely owned ‘blue chips’ have barely budged. In some cases, they have actually seen their share prices fall. Could this mean there is a catalyst for another move up in the index as some of the giants play catch up? Nick Ford, co-manager of the CF Miton US Opportunities fund, investigates why some of the best known US stocks have performed so poorly this year.
18 October 2013
There was really only one story grabbing the headlines in the retail financial services world this week - the surprise exit of the most famous investor in the UK, Invesco Perpetual's Neil Woodford.
23 September 2013
As interest in equity investment is revived, Lucy MacDonald, co-manager of the Brunner investment trust, reveals how to assess when active management is boosting portfolios.
20 September 2013
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has compared the Federal Reserve to a giant - and successful - hedge fund, after the central bank opted not to taper its asset purchase programme on Wednesday evening.
05 August 2013
Warren Buffett’s company Berkshire Hathaway has reported a rise in profits of 46% in the second quarter following big gains from the firm’s investment portfolios.
29 July 2013
Nick Martin, co-manager of the Polar Capital Global Insurance fund, explains the draw of the non-life insurance industry.
21 June 2013
Royal London Asset Management’s Martin Cholwill is backing wealth managers to outperform in the financial services space as he looks for stocks set to benefit from ‘survivor bias’.
10 June 2013
A private charity lunch with Warren Buffet has sold for $1m – less than a third of last year’s price.
16 May 2013
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK), the insurer headed by billionaire Warren Buffett, has been downgraded by Standard & Poor's from AA+ to AA.
13 May 2013
Mark Hodgson, managing director of Gatemore Capital Management, outlines four categories of hedge funds which can help to create diversified portfolios.
Being an income investor today can mean buying the most expensive corner of the market, but Jacob de Tusch-Lec, manager of the Artemis Global Income fund, says China is an interesting exception.
Stefan Herz, portfolio advisor to the Charlemagne Magna Eastern European fund, says the best ‘value traps’ in Russia can be found by breaking down opportunities into three ‘tiers’.
Bertrand Cliquet, fund manager of the Lazard Global Listed Infrastructure Equity fund, explains his fund’s strategy and where he believes there is value in the sector.
Europe investors were right to shun value plays in recent years, but lower price premiums are now emerging as a key metric of stock performance, argues Neptune's Rob Burnett.
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