Is there a potential conflict of interest arising from investment platforms or "fund supermarkets" recommending their own products to clients?
Sanditon Asset Management’s CEO has leapt to the defence of its four funds and strategy after managers slammed the “disappointing” performance since launch. So, what has happened at the boutique?
Liontrust’s capture of Kames Capital’s prized fixed income co-heads Phil Milburn and David Roberts is further proof that the fund house is “on the up and up”. What is less clear is where exactly this leaves Kames.
Small and expensive, are funds that have failed to hit £10m in assets just clogging up the investment universe?
You often hear the old adage "it’s different this time", but 10 years on from the start of the global financial crisis, are we actually at risk of repeating the same mistakes?
With assets under management totalling £63.5bn, the IA UK Equity Income sector has long been a favourite of investors hunting yield in a low interest rate environment.
Multi-asset funds have been an investor favourite for years, but why would a professional investor invest in these one-stop shop funds?
Daniel Godfrey is on a charm offensive. With the initial public offering (IPO) of The People's Trust pencilled in for 7 September, he is busy preparing to float the trust on two stock exchanges.
It was a bad time to be an active manager in 2016, the year of Brexit and Trump, with underperformance plaguing funds as passives tracked the market higher and higher.
The investment industry has been venting its frustration over the Bank of England’s “wait and see” stance to a rate hike for some time now. But are the calls for hawkish action actually justified?
In the not too distant past, the notion of investing in technology for anything but capital growth would have been scoffed at.
Net inflows into Japanese equity funds by European investors have picked up recently, as the current macro environment looks conducive to Japanese equities. Asset managers are also jumping on board with the asset class, but why?
Portfolio advisers are to be subject to a new regulatory regime initially devised to make senior managers in banks responsible for the actions of staff, but soon to be applied to staff in 47,000 financial services firms.
Witnessing AstraZeneca's share price dive Thursday morning has given some investors a sense of déjà vu and sparked ideas that Britain's second largest pharma firm could be vulnerable to another takeover bid.
The Financial Conduct Authority has raised eyebrows in some City circles by clearing the obstacles to a partial listing of Saudi Arabia’s state oil company Aramco in the UK.
As St James’s Place Wealth suffers another week of grim headlines about its charges and advice model, is now the time for rival IFAs and restricted advisers to win business and clients off what is arguably the market leader?
The International Monetary Fund's decision to downgrade the UK's growth forecast for 2017 was likely a wake-up call for some investors. But is it a signal of more dire times ahead? Or just another year of mediocre growth?
The Financial Conduct Authority wants to use the platform review to drive more competition in the asset management sector, but experts are asking whether it is looking in the wrong place.
In addition to slashing their underweights in the US to a nine-year low, BofA Merrill Lynch's latest Fund Manager Survey showed that global fund managers are increasingly regaining their appetite for Japan.