Woodford says there are ‘bigger challenges than Brexit’

Woodford says there are ‘bigger challenges than...

Neil Woodford is gearing up to launch his third fund at a time when he sees “more opportunities than he has in a long time” for UK equities, but there are “bigger challenges than Brexit” to contend with.

Published : 23, Feb 2017
Quarter of UK income funds depend on single stock for tenth of yield – Geffen

Quarter of UK income funds depend on single stock...

A quarter of all UK equity income funds depend on just one stock to deliver more than 10% of their yield, according to “staggering” research outlined by Neptune Investment Management chief executive Robin Geffen.

Published : 22, Feb 2017
Trusts switching in droves to quarterly dividends

Trusts switching in droves to quarterly dividends...

Yield-hungry investors have had their demands met by an increasing number of investment companies paying out quarterly dividends, new research from the Association of Investment Companies has shown.

Published : 22, Feb 2017
Chelsea FS names and shames global funds in ‘RedZone’

Chelsea FS names and shames global funds in ‘RedZone’...

Global equity and bond funds were the worst performing category over the last three years, with 39 funds listed in Chelsea Financial Service’s latest RedZone table.

Published : 22, Feb 2017
IBOSS slashes active holdings; brings down OCFs

IBOSS slashes active holdings; brings down OCFs...

Boutique multi-manager IBOSS AM has dramatically cut its portfolios’ exposure to active managers, reducing its OCFs in the process.

Published : 21, Feb 2017
Brooks Macdonald signs up to Panacea DFM service

Brooks Macdonald signs up to Panacea DFM service...

Brooks Macdonald has become the first discretionary fund manager to sign up to Panacea Adviser, an online resource for financial advisers and paraplanners.

Published : 20, Feb 2017
River and Mercantile tops FundCalibre index

River and Mercantile tops FundCalibre index

River and Mercantile Asset Management has topped FundCalibre’s Fund Management Equity Index 2017 with a five-year average outperformance of 51.33% as their value style returns to favour.

Published : 20, Feb 2017
Woodford “well-positioned” despite continued slump

Woodford “well-positioned” despite continued slump...

Neil Woodford’s Equity Income Fund is still “well-positioned” to deliver attractive long-term returns, despite trailing the UK market in January, his firm said in an update for investors.

Published : 17, Feb 2017
BB Biotech says it had to weather the storm last year

BB Biotech says it had to weather the storm last...

BB Biotech managed to “weather the storm” that gripped the biotech sector in 2016 and beat its benchmark index, according to its latest annual report.

Published : 17, Feb 2017
AXA’s Thomas: Market stability? It’s ‘wishful thinking’

AXA’s Thomas: Market stability? It’s ‘wishful...

AXA IM’s Nigel Thomas believes market stability in 2017 is “wishful thinking” with equities to continue to behave unexpectedly as geopolitics remain in a state of flux.

Published : 15, Feb 2017
Man GLG launches global long/short value fund

Man GLG launches global long/short value fund

Man GLG has launched a global long/short, market neutral, value-oriented fund for Niels Pecriaux.

Published : 14, Feb 2017
Lipper data reveals a strong 2016 for ETFs across Europe

Lipper data reveals a strong 2016 for ETFs across...

Actively managed funds appear to be lagging passive investments as Thomson Reuters Lipper publishes its 2016 European fund flow data.

Published : 14, Feb 2017
Fresh pressure on asset managers over ‘closet trackers’

Fresh pressure on asset managers over ‘closet...

A campaign group has demanded asset managers explain charging active fees on funds which it claims could be so-called ‘closet trackers’.

Published : 13, Feb 2017
Franklin Templeton rolls out pair of UK bond funds

Franklin Templeton rolls out pair of UK bond funds...

Franklin Templeton Investments is launching the Franklin UK Corporate Bond Fund and Franklin UK Gilt Fund for the UK market.

Published : 13, Feb 2017

How advisers are positioning model portfolios,...

Natixis Global Asset Management has issued its latest UK Portfolio Barometer on how advisers positioned model portfolios in the fourth quarter of 2016. Here are five of the key takeaways.

Published : 13, Feb 2017
Investors find ‘renewed interest’ in riskier bonds and EM - BAML

Investors find ‘renewed interest’ in riskier bonds...

A dip in bond yields incited investor appetite for riskier bonds, while Donald Trump’s economic nationalism has made emerging markets a compelling contrarian prospect, according to fund flows data from Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Published : 10, Feb 2017
This years’ VCT crop seeing strong demand – Tilney

This years’ VCT crop seeing strong demand – Tilney...

Investors should act sooner rather than later to secure venture capital trust investments after a swathe of new issues were quickly snapped up and several schemes closed fundraising offers early, according to Tilney’s Jason Hollands.

Published : 10, Feb 2017
DFM service overseen by ex-Towry man to be launched

DFM service overseen by ex-Towry man to be launched...

Financial advice partnership Openwork will launch a discretionary fund management service in April, the company said today.

Published : 9, Feb 2017
Online tool launched to match wealth managers with new clients

Online tool launched to match wealth managers...

An online investment network has launched a new service which aims to “democratise” wealth management.

Published : 9, Feb 2017
Mattioli Woods ramps up expansion plans with Amati share deal

Mattioli Woods ramps up expansion plans with Amati...

Wealth manager Mattioli Woods has acquired a 49% stake in Amati Global Investors as part of ambitious plans to expand its asset management offering.

Published : 7, Feb 2017

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