In this industry, we are spoon-fed statistics every day of the week – latest numbers on factory orders, investor confidence, retail sales, global growth, inflation, unemployment, PMI – the list goes on.
With data hinting a soft Q1 for the US economy, commentators have been split over how close it has edged to the end of the cycle. Neuberger Berman’s CIO for fixed income Brad Tank, lists the five signs the expansion is not over, yet.
US equity specialist Charles Schwab has poured scorn on the stock market's so-called 'Trump Bump', with research showing the 5.4% market rally is far from the greatest seen during a president's first 100 days in office.
For those investors who are committed to the old adage, Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management’s Patrick Thomas lists his choice for (top) bottom funds to jettison before the summer holiday.
Trump’s first 100 days in office have been jam packed with outrageous tweets, ‘alternative facts,’ a failed healthcare bill and foreign policy blunders. But, what were the best and worst performing US sectors during Trump's first 100 days?
UK chancellor Philip Hammond has put on hold some significant changes relating to IHT, deemed domicile rules, and life insurance policies due to the snap election in June, that will impact the advice market.
Sheridan Admans, investment research manager at The Share Centre, outlines the five fund managers investors should look out for in 2017.
The results are in - here are the 10 strongest-performing IA sectors on a total return basis, according to data from FE Analytics.
Evenlode Income manager Hugh Yarrow has identified companies from five non-traditional tech sectors that are making the digital analytics trend work for them and giving them a competitive edge.
After hitting a 14-year low in January 2016, commodity prices have staged a revival as producers scale back supply, slowly bringing the market back into balance. But is this sustainable?
The first quarter of 2017 continued on from the hectic end to last year, with plenty of macro and market events to keep fund managers on their toes. Here, based on data from FE Analytics, are the top 10 performing UK retail funds by 3-month performance.
The new 12-sided pound launched on Tuesday 34 years after it was first minted in coin-form. With its value still struggling following Brexit, we have looked back at its highs, and lows, since its big 1983 reveal.
More than 190 fund managers now carry the sought-after FE Alpha Manager stamp, but only a handful make it into the 'Hall of Fame'. Here, we take a closer look at 2017's 10 new entrants to the prestigious list.
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?
The third 0.25% interest rate hike of this upcycle from the US Federal Reserve begs five questions, all of which have implications for the US, the globe and portfolios.
Last week's £11bn merger between Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management was a game changer for the industry. Portfolio Adviser asked several wealth managers and analysts, who's next?
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...
While chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond delivered a Budget that didn't break the mould, the investment community had plenty to say on these top four budget talking points.
Though the recent uptick in inflation expectations and the Trump-fuelled reflationary trade have scared many investors away from government bonds, five portfolio managers argue there is still value to be found.