The team behind Standard Life Investments’ Global Absolute Return Strategies (GARS) has taken a bullish position in US equities and the dollar, yet is diversifying its exposure to face three possible recovery scenarios.
With November’s planned production cut by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), global investors have sold down leveraged oil and moved to short the commodity
Daniel Godfrey, former head of the Investment Association is set to launch The People’s Trust, an investment trust with a vested interest in social impact.
Fund Selector Asia compares the BlackRock GF Asian Dragon Fund and the Schroder ISF Asian Opportunities Fund.
M&G Investments has announced it will resume trading in the shares of the £4bn M&G Property Portfolio and its feeder fund at noon on Friday 4 November.
Gold, commodities and Latin American equities have been the best performing ETFs this year and worst performers have been linked to UK markets, according to FE data.
BlackRock has added four US equity-focused exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to its iShares range, each exploiting a different factor.
FundCalibre is responding to growing demand for investment trusts as it plans to roll out closed-ended ratings next year.
Woodford Investment Management has launched an offshore feeder fund for the £9.57bn CF Woodford Equity Income Fund.
EValue founder Bruce Moss says robo-advice has the potential to irrevocably alter the consumer experience in the financial services industry, but it has to live up the regulatory standards and bespoke nature of traditional advice.
The Investment Association has partnered with the Charity Investors Group and Charity Law Association to create a new charity fund that could save charities a substantial amount in VAT costs.
Franklin Templeton Investment has launched a Luxembourg-registered global currency fund.
Troy Asset Management has launched the Trojan Global Income fund for James Harries, with the manager committing to a higher-conviction approach, being less concerned with yield requirements than on his previous Newton funds.
Leeds-based DFM Andrews Gwynne has moved up to a near 25% cash weighting, having significantly cut exposure to US equities and treasuries.
Jupiter’s Guy de Blonay has taken nearly 5% exposure to India across his three portfolios, recognising the superior growth prospects and noting that its credit cycle is “coming back to life”.
Morningstar Sustainability Index Series is a newly launched group of indices that deliver exposure to companies exhibiting high standards of sustainability while maintaining a similar risk/return profile to the broader market.
Kames Capital has appointed former Aviva Investors fund manager Richard Peacock to co-manage the Property Income Fund, replacing Alex Walker.
Western investor sentiment and demand for gold and silver retreated in September, falling off three-year highs with US new accounts falling by almost one-third.
European investors have been seeking exposure to commodities at an unprecedented scale in the first eight months of the year. Active commodity funds, however, are losing out.
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