Improving portfolio diversification
2017 was a bad year to invest in a new structured product. In an ideal world (where volatility is high and markets have fallen), new structured products can deliver higher potential returns and lower market entry points.
Consistent dividend growth a key trend
FTSE 100 stabilising following sell-off
Critics of active investing had a field day recently when the FCA announced a group of investors were getting £34m in 'compensation' from so-called closet tracker funds.
'Forecasts are there to be beaten': Sterling spikes as Hammond delivers upbeat outlook in Spring Statement
Up 0.46% against the US dollar
First monthly drop since March
Volatile trading session yesterday
Global sell-off continues
S&P 500 and Dow Jones both down
£44bn committed to sector over five years
Bull market still has further to run
Brexit, earnings and valuations a concern
Few companies offering 'margin of safety'
Letter written to major companies
Calls by Investment Association
Firms seen double-digit falls
The market for income funds is more and more crowded, which speaks to both the underlying attraction of the asset class and the willingness of fund houses to play to that demand.
Fallen 1.1% to 7,323 points
Fell almost 0.5% on Tuesday
7IM's Peter Sleep comments on developments
Rebellions at FTSE 250 companies soar