OMGI launches first Cocos fund

OMGI launches first Cocos fund

Old Mutual Global Investors has announced the launch of the Old Mutual Financial Contingent Capital Fund, marking the asset manager's first foray into the contingent convertible (Coco) bond market.

Published : 15, Aug 2017
UK gilt funds shine in FE’s passive crown ratings

UK gilt funds shine in FE’s passive crown ratings...

More than half of passive UK gilt funds have been awarded FE’s top accolade for their index-tracking ability, compared with just 18% of global equity funds.

Published : 15, Aug 2017
Lloyds Bank may expand into wealth management and pensions

Lloyds Bank may expand into wealth management...

UK high street bank Lloyds, which owns Scottish Widows, may be about to announce a major push into pension and investment products as part of a three-year growth plan.

Published : 14, Aug 2017
Allianz GI rolls out global equity fund as part of UK push

Allianz GI rolls out global equity fund as part...

Allianz Global Investors has announced its Global Equity Insights fund will be available to UK retail investors, a sign of its commitment to the UK market.

Published : 14, Aug 2017

Six of the best US ETFs

Passive funds have enjoyed a stellar time in the US as valuations ride higher and higher. Here, IG Group's Oliver Smith looks at the six best ETFs to access booming US markets.

Published : 11, Aug 2017
Potter: Booming multi-asset funds not a ‘one stop solution’

Potter: Booming multi-asset funds not a ‘one stop...

Investors need to stop viewing 'Rubik's Cube' multi-asset funds as a one stop solution to deal with all their needs, BMO’s Gary Potter has said.

Published : 11, Aug 2017
Neptune to close US fund as another manager resigns

Neptune to close US fund as another manager resigns...

Neptune Investment Management has confirmed plans to close its £0.5m US Mid Cap Fund and that its manager Patrick Close has left the firm.

Published : 9, Aug 2017
Majority of funds fail BMO GAM’s consistency test

Majority of funds fail BMO GAM’s consistency test...

The number of funds consistently offering top-quartile returns has fallen again according to new research from BMO Global Asset Management.

Published : 7, Aug 2017
Henderson fund re-enters IA’s UK Equity Income group

Henderson fund re-enters IA’s UK Equity Income...

The Henderson UK Equity Income and Growth fund has rejoined the Investment Association’s (IA) UK Equity Income category after nearly four years in the All Companies sector.

Published : 4, Aug 2017
Australian boutique eyes London expansion with fund launch

Australian boutique eyes London expansion with...

Australian boutique Antipodes Partners has launched a global equity fund to the UK market ahead of plans to expand its London office later this year.

Published : 2, Aug 2017
Miton CEO: No plans for EU-domiciled range despite Brexit

Miton CEO: No plans for EU-domiciled range despite...

Miton feels under no pressure to add an EU-domiciled range of funds to its roster despite the Brexit vote, according to its chief executive David Barron.

Published : 1, Aug 2017
Aberdeen and SJP 'worst of the worst' funds in Bestinvest report

Aberdeen and SJP 'worst of the worst' funds in...

A report by Bestinvest has named and shamed Aberdeen Asset Management and St James’s Place for running some of the worst-performing equity 'dog' funds.

Published : 31, Jul 2017

Ten need-to-know trusts for investors

Hits on the AIC website have soared in recent months, but which investment trusts have been peaking investor interest so far this year?

Published : 27, Jul 2017
Livingbridge's Wotton to lead new multi-cap equity fund

Livingbridge's Wotton to lead new multi-cap equity...

Livingbridge has launched a new equity income fund, its second vehicle set up for lead fund manager Ken Wotton.

Published : 27, Jul 2017
‘Strong organic inflows’ drive record quarterly income at Brewin Dolphin

‘Strong organic inflows’ drive record quarterly...

Brewin Dolphin has reported a record total income for the three months to the end of June, driven by what it termed “strong organic fund inflows”.

Published : 26, Jul 2017
Woodford fund nabs top score in debut FE rating

Woodford fund nabs top score in debut FE rating...

Woodford’s Equity Income fund has nabbed a coveted five-star badge in its first rating by FE in the agency’s latest rebalance.

Published : 24, Jul 2017
MSCI: UK worst performer in June

MSCI: UK worst performer in June

The UK was the worst performing single country index in June while Canada was the best, according to data by MSCI.

Published : 21, Jul 2017
Smith & Williamson unveils Artificial Intelligence equity fund

Smith & Williamson unveils Artificial Intelligence...

London-based investment boutique Smith & Williamson has launched a new Ucits-compliant global thematic fund which will invest in stocks set to gain from developments in Artificial Intelligence.

Published : 19, Jul 2017
FPI acquisition by RL360° a ‘game changer’ says CEO Kneeshaw

FPI acquisition by RL360° a ‘game changer’ says...Lock icon

Aviva’s decision to sell Friends Provident International (FPI) to RL360° for £340m is “a game changer” for the life insurance industry, David Kneeshaw, chief executive of RL360°, has said.

Published : 19, Jul 2017
Ravenscroft begins UK retail push

Ravenscroft begins UK retail push

The Channel Islands stockbroking and investment management company Ravenscoft has announced Stephen Lansdown as chairman and launched two funds for UK retail investors.

Published : 18, Jul 2017
PA ANALYSIS: Is it time to clear out the clutter of small funds?
PA ANALYSIS: Is it time...

Small and expensive, are funds that have failed to...

PA ANALYSIS: Will Kames survive departure of Milburn and Roberts?
PA ANALYSIS: Will Kames...

Liontrust’s capture of Kames Capital’s prized fixed...

PA ANALYSIS: What’s going on at 'disappointing' Sanditon?
PA ANALYSIS: What’s going...

Sanditon Asset Management’s CEO has leapt to the defence...

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