Wisdom Tree offers short-duration SHAG to investors

Wisdom Tree offers short-duration SHAG to investors...

Wisdom Tree has united with Bloomberg Barclays to launch SHAG, an exchange-traded fund (ETF) targeting short-duration US fixed income.

Published : 19, May 2017
Brazilian shares nosedive and market suspended amid bribery scandal

Brazilian shares nosedive and market suspended...

The Brazilian share index has fallen by 9% in a day after the nation’s president became embroiled in a bribery scandal, in its worst fall since 2008.

Published : 19, May 2017
Fund manager profile: Nick Gartside, JP Morgan Asset Management

Fund manager profile: Nick Gartside, JP Morgan...

JPM CIO of fixed income Nick Gartside sees a world of opportunities as central banks and ‘animal spirit’ revive the markets.

Published : 19, May 2017
Coombs: Passives are ‘blunt' tools in post-Brexit reality

Coombs: Passives are ‘blunt' tools in post-Brexit...

David Coombs, head of head of multi-asset investments at Rathbones believes passive funds may be inadequate to overcome the challenges arising in the new political climate.

Published : 18, May 2017
Wealth manager profile: Jon Cunliffe of Charles Stanley

Wealth manager profile: Jon Cunliffe of Charles...

With central banking and fund management experience under his belt, Charles Stanley’s CIO has the experience to ensure the firm is not spreading talent too thinly.

Published : 17, May 2017
Aegon: IFAs backing UK equities

Aegon: IFAs backing UK equities

A new poll from Aegon UK highlights that a significant portion of advisers are riding on UK equities to provide the best return for clients ahead of the snap election.

Published : 15, May 2017
EdenTree's Hepworth 'going against the herd' on value

EdenTree's Hepworth 'going against the herd' on...

The “Trump bump” may have slumped in 2017, but EdenTree Investment Management’s CIO Robin Hepworth argues the value trade is for the long-haul.

Published : 15, May 2017
Warning over clients identifying as self-directed after advice

Warning over clients identifying as self-directed...

More than a third of investors in Europe who say they are manging their own investments have in fact paid for advice, a survey has warned.

Published : 11, May 2017
Is oil-price slide a catalyst for a bigger slump?

Is oil-price slide a catalyst for a bigger slump?...

Last week's oil price slump has analysts rattled, with experts questioning the recent gains in the commodity's prices.

Published : 5, May 2017
Strategy guru: Company earnings are moving markets, not the 'Trump bump'

Strategy guru: Company earnings are moving markets,...

The idea a ‘Trump bump' has made markets rally is illusory and prices are really being moved by company fundamentals, according to a highly-regarded investment strategist.

Published : 5, May 2017
Making the case for investing: The fiver lost 96% of its value in sixty years

Making the case for investing: The fiver lost...

Wealth managers looking to make the case for investing to clients may have received help from Lloyds Bank calculations showing the fiver has plunged in value over the long-term.

Published : 5, May 2017
ARC: Not all currencies are created equal

ARC: Not all currencies are created equal

New data from Asset Risk Consultants shows that choice of reference currency, not investment risk, has had a greater impact on a portfolio’s global purchasing power.

Published : 3, May 2017
Artemis: 'Frexit' risk overstated

Artemis: 'Frexit' risk overstated

Contrary to media headlines, Europe is not nearly so politically or economically dysfunctional as people might believe, Artemis argues.

Published : 3, May 2017
India and China trusts best performers in first quarter

India and China trusts best performers in first...

Recoveries in the Indian and Chinese stock markets were key drivers of investment company performance in the first quarter, a report from QuotedData shows.

Published : 28, Apr 2017
Eurozone sovereign bond divergence ‘may signal opportunities’

Eurozone sovereign bond divergence ‘may signal...

Recent divergence between eurozone sovereign bond yields may be based more on perception than reality and offer opportunities for investors, according to M&G Investments.

Published : 27, Apr 2017
Pharma giant AstraZeneca slides on lacklustre results

Pharma giant AstraZeneca slides on lacklustre...

AstraZeneca shares were trading slightly lower this morning after the firm reported a 12% fall in revenues thanks to a decline in sales of a flagship cholesterol treatment.

Published : 27, Apr 2017
Lloyds Banking Group rockets by 3.6% as profits surge

Lloyds Banking Group rockets by 3.6% as profits...

Shares of Lloyds Banking Group have rallied after the group beat expectations in its first-quarter results.

Published : 27, Apr 2017
UK Gilts unmoved by £20bn fall in public borrowing

UK Gilts unmoved by £20bn fall in public borrowing...

UK gilts were unaffected by the latest public finance figures, despite the fact government borrowing fell to its lowest level in close to ten years.

Published : 25, Apr 2017
Hermes' Greenberg banking on EM 'normality' trade

Hermes' Greenberg banking on EM 'normality' trade...

Top-performing emerging market fund manager Gary Greenberg is banking on a “return to normality” in developing markets.

Published : 24, Apr 2017
Sterling-driven dividend bonanza continues but underlying numbers fall

Sterling-driven dividend bonanza continues but...

The UK equity market pumped out 9.5% more dividends in the first quarter than the previous year as sterling’s weakness continued to magnify the payouts.

Published : 24, Apr 2017
Mifid II: What you need to know
Mifid II: What you need...

The new Mifid II regulation casts a wide net in terms...

Three alternative calculations that will make your eyes water
Three alternative calculations...

In this industry, we are spoon-fed statistics every...

Lloyds, L&G and Aviva get Woodford seal of approval
Lloyds, L&G and Aviva...

Legal and General, Lloyds Banking Group and Aviva are...

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