INDUSTRY VOICE: Over the last quarter, traditionally 'defensive' assets have not protected portfolios as much as would normally be expected. In his latest 'Open Outcry', Bill McQuaker discusses why we've seen an atypical response from these assets, and...
Volatility is a healthy development
Asset and wealth manager trading updates
'Geopolitics finally has some risk premia'
Up 2.8% to $77 a barrel
Focus on financials
Boosting holdings amid UK doubts
With volatility returning to markets and inflation on the rise, can newer asset classes offer more protection for investor wealth?
Demand for commercial property remains 'firm'
Where is the better outcome?
Follows split from single-strategy business
Will help to build Investec's absolute return strategy
Support and attractive valuations could release the potential of commodity stocks
Cooling late-cycle economy could rekindle gold interest
March sales figures revealed
Highest since November 2014
Strategic partnership between firms
Fund buyers have said they are increasingly turning towards more specialist funds as they seek alternative sources of yield and/or uncorrelated returns in anticipation of more rocky markets in 2018.
Plans to dominate asset management coverage of the shares
Tax-efficient investment commentators predict demand for venture capital trusts (VCTs) will be "huge" this tax year but warn fundraising levels could be hit by a lack of available capacity and other pressures from new rules.
Focus: L&G Multi-Asset Target Return Fund
Targeting ten partnerships
Diversified portfolios are no longer 'low risk'