Five of this year's stock market laggards

Share markets have surprised many with their resilience to the shocks and surprises over the past year, but we take a look at the top 10 countries in the mighty MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI) and shine a light on those failing to keep up.

Published : 15, Sep 2017

The seven best-selling funds in August

Which funds did investors turn to during an uncharacteristically volatile August? Portfolio Adviser takes a look at Bestinvest's top sellers over the month.

Published : 8, Sep 2017

The key data on why financial advice adds value...

Those who received financial advice in the 2001-2007 period had accumulated significantly more liquid financial assets and pension wealth than their unadvised equivalent peers by 2012-14, a report by the UK think tank International Longevity Centre supported by Royal London has found.

Published : 25, Aug 2017

Rathbones: Could today's India outshine yesterday's...

Though it might be tempting to view today’s India as yesterday’s China, Rathbones’ head of asset allocation Ed Smith thinks the region's growth prospects could be even greater based on five key indicators.

Published : 14, Aug 2017

Five ideas to diversify your income stream

Since the financial crisis, investors have increasingly turned to equities to provide an income. One favourite has been the £63.5bn IA UK Equity Income sector, but this has suffered two months of investor outflows. Taking this on board, Architas investment director Adrian Lowcock suggests five ways investors can diversify their income.

Published : 9, Aug 2017

The UK's 'dirty dozen' shorted stocks

Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management senior equity analyst talks through the UK's most shorted stocks - the "dirty dozen".

Published : 26, Jul 2017

Neuberger Berman’s currency plays

Currency was a major focal point of Neuberger Berman’s latest asset allocation committee meeting. Portfolio Adviser outlines the currency plays the investment manager is banking on.

Published : 21, Jul 2017

Fixed income: the winners and losers in H1

As we move through the halfway point of 2017, many investors have grown wary of the risk asset rally and are returning to the relative safety of fixed income funds. But which have performed the best year-to-date? And which have not fared so well?

Published : 14, Jul 2017

PA Summer Congress: In pictures

This year's Portfolio Adviser Summer Congress was a roaring success, for a behind the scenes look click through our gallery of the official photos.

Published : 21, Jun 2017

Five possible Brexit scenarios for investors to...

Brexit negotiations are officially underway. But what’s the final Brexit going to be – hard, soft, wobbly, red white and blue? Or will the UK economy simply plunge off the cliff edge? Investors weigh in.

Published : 20, Jun 2017

Weak and wobbly? Lessons for investors from past...

The UK general election 2017 has resulted in a hung parliament, with no single party managing to claim at least half of the House of Commons’ seats.

Published : 9, Jun 2017

Which wealth managers have the highest cash levels?...

Five managers give Portfolio Adviser the low-down on their current cash levels and what assets, if anything, they intend to splurge on.

Published : 31, May 2017

Mifid II: What you need to know

The new Mifid II regulation casts a wide net in terms of the investment companies and professionals it impacts. FE unpacks the biggest changes and what they mean for managers and advisers.

Published : 17, May 2017

Five funds to "sell in May"

For those investors who are committed to the old adage, Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management’s Patrick Thomas lists his choice for (top) bottom funds to jettison before the summer holiday.

Published : 4, May 2017

Best and Worst US sectors during Trump’s first...

Trump’s first 100 days in office have been jam packed with outrageous tweets, ‘alternative facts,’ a failed healthcare bill and foreign policy blunders. But, what were the best and worst performing US sectors during Trump's first 100 days?

Published : 26, Apr 2017

Top 10 fund sectors of Q1 2017

The results are in - here are the 10 strongest-performing IA sectors on a total return basis, according to data from FE Analytics.

Published : 10, Apr 2017

Yarrow: Five non-tech sectors ahead of the digital...

Evenlode Income manager Hugh Yarrow has identified companies from five non-traditional tech sectors that are making the digital analytics trend work for them and giving them a competitive edge.

Published : 7, Apr 2017

Six milestones on the rocky route to ‘hard’ Brexit...

With the prime minster set to outline more details on Britain’s ‘hard’ Brexit, and a possible departure from the EU single market, it’s time to take a step back and look at the dates that got us to this position in the first place.

Published : 16, Jan 2017

Hermes' six ways to adapt to a brave new bond...

In this challenging and uncertain environment for fixed income investors, Fraser Lundie, co-head of credit at Hermes Investment Management, lays out six options for adapting bond portfolios to meet the challenges markets are presenting.

Published : 28, Sep 2016

Bubble warning: Five indicators to watch out for...

As the old strategy of “sell in May” has proved a failure thus far in 2016, Russ Mould, investment director at AJ Bell, looks at five indicators investors can use to judge whether there are further gains to be made or whether markets are entering bubble territory.

Published : 11, Aug 2016

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