Asian markets could see capital outflows when the US raises interest rates, according to Hugh Young, managing director at Aberdeen Asset Management.
We are now just three weeks from the general election in the United Kingdom so a significant window of opportunity could be closing, depending on your assessment of the situation.
Hargreaves Lansdown co-founder Peter Hargreaves has stepped down from his role on the firms board, effective immediately.
The market may be incorrectly pricing the uncertainty resulting from the upcoming United Kingdom election, according to Nick French, head of UK Wealth Management at Russell Investments.
While Royal Dutch Shell’s £47bn acquisition of BG Group is something of super-sized deal for the FTSE, it promises to be a weighty problem for active and passive funds alike.
Liverpool-based Seneca Asset Managers has hired David Thomas, ex of Momentum Global Investment Management as its new CEO, while also naming its new chief investment officer.
Buying the worst house on a good block is a mantra that has served many a property developer well over the years. The converse to that, however, makes a less compelling argument especially if ones overriding philosophy is location, location, location.
Walking the beat and stockpicking are two very different worlds, but Sunil Asnani, head of Matthews Asia’s India Fund, says that policing the Indian streets is what gave him the stomach for stockpicking.
The stars are aligning to allow a much maligned asset class to recapture some of its former glory.
The Woodford Patient Capital Trust has increased the limit of the initial share issue from £500m to £800m after strong initial demand.
The International Monetary Fund has called for greater oversight of the asset management industry.
In 2014, five companies accounted for 45% of the £97.4bn that was paid out in dividends to UK investors, according to the latest issue of the Capita UK Dividend Monitor.
Royal Dutch Shells proposed buyout of BG Group for £47bn has put a number of UK asset management firms in line for a big windfall.
Popular mis-characterisations of debt, deflation and QE result in a distorted picture of macroeconomic investment risks, said Kevin Gardiner, global investment strategist at Rothschild Wealth Management.
Sell in May is a hackneyed notion thats bandied around as every spring dawns, but UK political uncertainty spells a special case for caution this year.
A radical reform of the UK pension system gets under way this month allowing savers in defined contribution schemes much greater freedoms on how they can drawdown and utilise their money.
Oil prices have been central to market discussion in the past six months, but is the current weakness a short or long-term correction?
Equity investors have by and large emerged unscathed from the first quarter, still bonds and commodities have suffered, and there are bigger risks facing portfolios going in to Q2.
With many a UK investors eye trained toward the upcoming election and the prospect of a high level of volatility leading up to and following the vote, resilience is a word that keeps cropping up.