Record-breaking secondary issuance figures
Private investments now 10% of portfolio
The message at this stage of the economic cycle, or any stage, is 'buyer beware'.
High yield products popular
Investment trust discounts have hit a fresh historic low, according to new figures from the Association of Investment Companies (AIC).
TwentyFour Asset Management's UK Mortgages investment trust has raised £250m during its initial public offering.
Carl Howard, commercial director at TD Direct Investing, analyses the best and worst economic performers on AIM since it launched
Chinese mainland shares have plummeted 6.5% as investors took profits, as a fresh squeeze on margin financing was blamed for the latest blip in the country's fierce equity rally.
Woodford IM's Patient Capital trust has raised a record £800m during its offer period, and the company will be intent on avoiding the fate suffered by many of its chart-topping predecessors.
Transact has reported record pre-tax profits for 2014 as it gains 10,000 new clients.
Dotcom bubble 2.0?
With discounts on listed private equity trusts almost back to long-term averages, value in the sector can be hard to find. But Ben Williams, investment manager at Saunderson House, argues the improving merger and acquisition market is likely to benefit...
The government's privatisation of the Royal Mail was underpriced by £180m, a report commissioned by Business Secretary Vince Cable has suggested.
The year that was...an investment A to Z
Old Mutual UK Smaller Companies manager Dan Nickols has noted the "rich source of ideas" represented by the IPO market ahead of 2015's listing season.
Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba has raised $8bn (£5.1bn) in its first approach to the bond markets to raise capital.
It has been a volatile year for mid caps, with the FTSE 250 falling 6% between March and April. But F&C's £20m UK Mid-Cap fund has considerably outperformed over the past year, maintaining the return profile it has enjoyed over three and five years.
Strong growth in e-commerce has justified lofty valuations of online firms in China recently, but Lombard Odier Asia equity portfolio manager, Zhikai Chen, explains why investors are better served in financials.
Is it worth accessing medical tech stocks via crowdfunding?
How Romania’s growing GDP is outpacing the EU
Georgia, Senegal, and Ghana could be the next candidates to be upgraded to MSCI frontier market status, according to LGM Investments' Thomas Vester.
Challenger bank Virgin Money has priced its shares at the bottom of their range as it relaunches its delayed IPO.
A raft of pulled IPOs in October point to a more rational environment for new listings, managers suggest.
ITs in 2014: Narrowing discounts and an income focus