With the FTSE at an all time high but Brexit uncertainties waiting in the wings, four professional investors give their view on the outlook for UK equities.
Simon McGarry, senior equity analyst, Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management, identifies seven companies which could perform well in 2017, despite volatile equity markets.
Head of asset allocation at Legal & General Investment Management Emiel van den Heiligenberg has outlined what he sees as the seven key questions facing investors this year.
While Brexit and Trump dominated the headlines, the funds which delivered the best returns in 2016 told a different narrative.
New data from Financial Express Analytics reveals a stunning year for miners and oil companies and persistent trouble for telecoms and retailers.
As 2016 draws to a close, these are some of the key areas investors are pinning their hopes for the new year on.
Thanks to the end-of-year ‘Trump rally’, 2016 has been a pretty good year for investors in risky assets. However, not all asset classes have fared so well.
2016 has been a remarkable year. The two best performing large equity markets this year are countries that have been mired in recession for years. At the same time, the stock market of the world’s fastest growing large economy has been delivering some of the lowest returns.
Heightened political uncertainty and volatility made for a compelling M&A story in 2016. With the possibility that sterling has still further to fall, consolidation stands to become an even more prominent theme in the new year. Before that happens, Portfolio Adviser takes a look back at the top five transactions of 2016 that had investors talking.
The Schroders Global Cities 30 index looks at the most desirable places to live across the globe to help those looking to invest in real estate. The “ideal” global city will have: high projected growth, a growing population, excellent infrastructure, skilled workers with disposable incomes and top universities.
While UK investors often prefer to invest in bricks and mortar funds, issues around illiquidity – as exemplified by the gating of funds following this summer’s EU referendum – has led to a resurgence in interest for Reits, particularly those with a global flavour.
Christmas is just around the corner, but who could cash in on the festivities? Ian Forrest, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, gives investors his tips on the 12 companies he thinks could benefit from the festive season.
With 267 funds, the Investment Association (IA) Global sector is second only in variety to its UK All Companies, which comprises 269 funds. It is one of the oldest and most popular sectors and also very diverse, both in terms of type of offering and also in terms of performance.
Following Donald Trump’s historic win in US elections, International Adviser asked IFAs across the globe to give their views on the next president.
With investors facing increasingly poor returns from traditional investments, the case for putting your money in alternative investments such as wine, classic cars, stamps and whisky is getting stronger, says Adam Benskin, executive director at international IFA firm Strabens Hall.
West Sussex played host once again to PA Autumn Congress 2016, where wealth managers and fund managers came together over a day and a half to discuss and debate the key issues facing the UK wealth market
In this challenging and uncertain environment for fixed income investors, Fraser Lundie, co-head of credit at Hermes Investment Management, lays out six options for adapting bond portfolios to meet the challenges markets are presenting.
Faced with an increasing pressure on margins and the cost of regulatory compliance, EY gives five tips on how wealth managers can change their business models to weather the storm of digital disruption.
With gold having been one of 2016’s most popular defensive strategies against persisting low returns and the struggle for income, Legal & General Investment Management’s multi-index fund range manager Justin Onuekwusi outlines four alternatives to gold for the post-Brexit world.
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