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.
Since the financial crisis, investors have increasingly turned to equities to provide an income. One favourite has been the £63.5bn IA UK Equity Income sector, but this has suffered two months of investor outflows. Taking this on board, Architas investment director Adrian Lowcock suggests five ways investors can diversify their income.
This Wednesday (9 August) marks 10 years since the global financial crisis began, the morning BNP Paribas finally halted redemptions from funds containing now-infamous CDO instruments. We take a look at six sectors to see where you would have been best placed to invest in the decade that followed.
With the FTSE 100 on an almost continual rise, which are the ‘red flag’ stocks that investors should watch out for? Investment bank Liberum lists the seven ‘sinful’ stocks in the top 100 they would “prudently seek to avoid”.
Fund sales in the global and corporate bond sector soared in June, suggesting a move to diversification and safety according to data from FundsNetwork. We list the best-selling sectors of the month here.
Hits on the AIC website have soared in recent months, but which investment trusts have been peaking investor interest so far this year?
Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management senior equity analyst talks through the UK's most shorted stocks - the "dirty dozen".
Currency was a major focal point of Neuberger Berman’s latest asset allocation committee meeting. Portfolio Adviser outlines the currency plays the investment manager is banking on.
Within the fund industry, 2017 has been widely heralded as ‘a year for active managers’. This has been underpinned by a strong belief markets would once again focus on fundamentals, after a number of years when central bank policy and geopolitical concerns were driving asset prices. Portfolio Adviser looks at the performance of active managers across asset classes to see whether they have lived up to the promise.
As we move through the halfway point of 2017, many investors have grown wary of the risk asset rally and are returning to the relative safety of fixed income funds. But which have performed the best year-to-date? And which have not fared so well?
On 4 July 1776, the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence and broke free from the shackles of the British Empire as a new nation – the United States of America. Some 241 years later, we gauge US equity managers’ opinions on the sector. Are there reasons to celebrate or is it time to be downbeat?
Europe has been among the most unexpected success stories for investors in the first half of 2017, but which funds have made the most of the opportunity on the continent?
With the final report from the FCA’s market study of asset management due on Wednesday morning, speculation is rife about what the long-awaited recommendations could say. We look at the five groups who could face the repercussions.
One year on from the shock of the Brexit referendum and the UK's decision to leave the EU, we delve into the data to find out exactly how the result has hit investments.
While the FANG stocks have stolen the limelight over the past decade, Portfolio Adviser looks at the new group of tech stocks in town threatening to steal their crown.
This year's Portfolio Adviser Summer Congress was a roaring success, for a behind the scenes look click through our gallery of the official photos.
Brexit negotiations are officially underway. But what’s the final Brexit going to be – hard, soft, wobbly, red white and blue? Or will the UK economy simply plunge off the cliff edge? Investors weigh in.
Neil Woodford's new fund failed to inspire investors in May, but who else made up the ten most popular funds for the month?
After investors saw a sell off in tech stocks across the pond last week, Portfolio Adviser looks back at the rise of the sector's most famous stocks.