Recently published research from Credit Suisse concluded family-owned companies provide superior growth and returns. As managers of the British Empire Trust, which has over a third of its NAV invested in family-backed holding companies across Europe,...
It has been a difficult year for global equities, with volatility caused by factors such as concern about trade wars leaving many of the world's stock markets in retreat.
Boasts low default rate
Judging of property fund has become more challenging in recent years
2020 bear market could be on the cards
"rapid and far-reaching" economic changes required
UK must move faster on regulatory issues, writes Alexander Mann
Companies with low-skilled labour force could struggle
Shorter duration required
Value in the UK
Week-long tour of the US
'Forging' its place
Comments from leading US investors
'Diminishing regulatory barriers'
The US economy is on its way to experiencing the longest growth cycle in history. The Federal Reserve has raised interest rates eight times since December 2015 in an effort to normalise monetary policy, and this has fuelled the debate about when the cycle...
Household debt has fallen
Value comes from cash flows
Newton IM's CEO comments on the importance of responsible investment
Fund tax changes are here to stay and the industry needs to adapt
Brazilian election means less political uncertainty
The momentum behind infrastructure equities has slowed over the last 18 months, with concerns over interest rate rises and political factors seemingly undermining the investment case for the asset class.
Changing company culture
The current industry debate seems to finally be moving on from focusing on active versus passive with investors turning their attention to what is truly active investing and where to find it?