Alliance Trust shakes off troubles with new investment strategy

Alliance Trust shakes off troubles with new investment...

Alliance Trust is looking to the future with a fresh investment strategy, following a turbulent few years.

Published : 24, Mar 2017
Rathbones to launch actively managed portfolio service

Rathbones to launch actively managed portfolio...

Rathbones is set to launch a managed portfolio service offering six actively managed strategies, led by David Coombs.

Published : 23, Mar 2017
Arbuthnot Latham boasts 'momentous' year

Arbuthnot Latham boasts 'momentous' year

Profits at Arbuthnot Latham rose 51% last year in what was labelled a ‘momentous’ year for the banking group.

Published : 23, Mar 2017
Kames launches high yield global bond fund

Kames launches high yield global bond fund

Kames Capital is to launch a short-dated high yield bond fund aimed at providing attractive risk adjusted returns, while maintaining low interest rate and credit sensitivity.

Published : 22, Mar 2017

Five funds to hold alongside Woodford

Unless you’ve been living on Mars for the past couple of months, you’ll be aware of the hype around the latest launch from the UK’s most famous investor, CF Woodford Income Focus Fund. But who else is delivering the goods in UK equity income?

Published : 22, Mar 2017
Morningstar downgrades Jupiter fund, due to “extreme underperformance”

Morningstar downgrades Jupiter fund, due to “extreme...

Morningstar analysts demoted Jupiter’s UK Growth fund, headed by Steve Davies, citing issues with underperformance and portfolio construction over 2016.

Published : 20, Mar 2017
Downing targets 15% p.a. with first investment trust

Downing targets 15% p.a. with first investment...

Downing is to launch its first investment trust, Downing Strategic Micro-Cap Investment Trust, with an aim of 15% per annum returns though investing in between 12 and 18 equity holdings.

Published : 20, Mar 2017
IA to open Volatility Managed sector on 3 April

IA to open Volatility Managed sector on 3 April...

The Investment Association (IA) has confirmed it will be launching its Volatility Managed sector on 3 April to accommodate the growing number of outcome-oriented funds currently crowding the IA Unclassified peer group.

Published : 17, Mar 2017
Threadneedle and Henderson propose trust merger

Threadneedle and Henderson propose trust merger...

The board of the Threadneedle UK Select Trust (UKT) has announced it plans to merge with the Henderson High Income Trust this summer.

Published : 17, Mar 2017
WisdomTree draws on volatility fears with 18 ETPs

WisdomTree draws on volatility fears with 18 ETPs...

WisdomTree has listed 18 exchange-traded products (ETPs) on the LSE, covering equity, fixed income and commodity benchmarks.

Published : 16, Mar 2017
Neptune to disclose dividend risk for equity income funds

Neptune to disclose dividend risk for equity income...

To promote "diversified" income streams, Neptune Investment Management will include information about where its equity income funds get their yield from.

Published : 15, Mar 2017
Walker Crips hands over bond fund to Smith & Williamson

Walker Crips hands over bond fund to Smith & Williamson...

Walker Crips has transferred control of its Corporate Bond Fund to Smith & Williamson claiming it is “no longer a core activity”.

Published : 15, Mar 2017
Miton unveils global infrastructure fund

Miton unveils global infrastructure fund

Asset manager Miton has announced it will launch a new global infrastructure fund next week, the sixth fund it has brought to market since 2011.

Published : 14, Mar 2017
FE kicks popular Liontrust and Majedie funds off approved list

FE kicks popular Liontrust and Majedie funds off...

Popular funds at Liontrust and Majedie have been dropped by ratings agency FE in a bi-annual review of its Approved Funds list.

Published : 13, Mar 2017
RC Brown: Time to dump ‘fad’ absolute return funds

RC Brown: Time to dump ‘fad’ absolute return funds...

Booming retail sales for absolute return funds suggests the sector is at its peak and investors should be selling out, according to RC Brown Investment Management’s Alan Beaney.

Published : 10, Mar 2017

The investment trust sectors you should have held...

The average return for an AIC investment company over nearly two decades was 388%. We list the nine sectors that have outstripped this average with some impressive long-term results...

Published : 10, Mar 2017
JPM hires London ETF head for European funds push

JPM hires London ETF head for European funds push...

JP Morgan Asset Management has recruited a London-based international head of ETFs ahead of fund launches for UK and European investors.

Published : 9, Mar 2017
Axa IM launches fixed term European high yield bond fund

Axa IM launches fixed term European high yield...

Axa Investment Managers has launched a fixed term bond fund that invests primarily in European corporate high yield debt securities.

Published : 8, Mar 2017
Jupiter unveils GEM corporate bond fund

Jupiter unveils GEM corporate bond fund

Jupiter has launched a global emerging market corporate bond fund for its new hire Alejandro Arevalo, who joined the asset manager in December from Pioneer Investments.

Published : 7, Mar 2017
UBS targets mass affluent market with new wealth platform

UBS targets mass affluent market with new wealth...

UBS Wealth Management has rolled out a new digital platform targeting a broader pool of UK investors.

Published : 7, Mar 2017

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