The case for investing in fine wine and classic...

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.

Published : 27, Oct 2016

Inside Autumn Congress 2016

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

Published : 10, Oct 2016

Hermes' six ways to adapt to a brave new bond...

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.

Published : 28, Sep 2016

How wealth managers can change their business...

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.

Published : 28, Sep 2016

Gold alternatives in the post-Brexit world

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.

Published : 26, Sep 2016

Five questions the UK’s autumn statement needs...

With a date of 23 November now set for chancellor Philip Hammond’s first autumn statement, AJ Bell senior analyst Tom Selby has outlined five questions Hammond needs to answer when he takes to the despatch box.

Published : 9, Sep 2016

Five myths about investing for children

With the new school year about to start in the UK, Fidelity International’s investment director for personal investing, Tom Stevenson, debunks five myths about investing for children.

Published : 22, Aug 2016

Bubble warning: Five indicators to watch out for...

As the old strategy of “sell in May” has proved a failure thus far in 2016, Russ Mould, investment director at AJ Bell, looks at five indicators investors can use to judge whether there are further gains to be made or whether markets are entering bubble territory.

Published : 11, Aug 2016

Mixed earnings as UK majors digest Brexit

Amid a flurry of interim results, Lloyds fell short of its dividend objective, while British American Tobacco and AstraZeneca were buoyed by organic growth and product innovation.

Published : 28, Jul 2016

Nine investment trusts that should change your...

Home to some of the most recognisable names in the investment company universe, the Global sector offers variety through a multitude of different manager philosophies.

Published : 21, Jul 2016

Don't give up on UK dividends

From mid-caps to life insurance companies, wealth managers and oil giants, there are still plenty of opportunities for income earning post-Brexit, argue UK equity income managers.

Published : 8, Jul 2016

How competitive will London be post-Brexit?

Is London's spot as the number one financial hub threatened and which financial centres will benefit the most from the United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union? PA gathered views from the Mayor of London and three industry figures.

Published : 1, Jul 2016

AJ Bell lays the odds for UK post-Brexit reforms...

With UK chancellor George Osborne having abandoned his plans to generate a budget surplus by 2020 following Brexit, AJ Bell senior analyst Tom Selby gives his odds on whether HM Treasury will adopt any of the six radical money saving options available to them and if the Pensions Bill will be delayed.

Published : 1, Jul 2016

The best and worst funds of the first half

While gold funds were the out and out winners of the first half of the year, the worst performers were much more of a mixed bag.

Published : 1, Jul 2016

The technical implications of the UK Brexit vote...

Members of Portfolio Adviser's sister publication, International Adviser's Tax & Technical Panel give their views on the outcome of Britain's decision to leave the European Union.

Published : 24, Jun 2016

Inside PA Summer Congress 2016

Over two and a half days, 40 of the UK's top wealth managers and fund buyers met and debated with leading fund groups, discussing everything from emerging markets to Brexit and beyond.

Published : 23, Jun 2016

Fidelity keeps faith with Europe, unconvinced...

Based on recent Federal Reserve comments and movements in global equities markets, Fidelity Solutions outlines its latest asset allocation shifts.

Published : 9, Jun 2016

Nine strategic bond funds for all situations

The ‘go anywhere’ approach of strategic bond funds has been a big hit with investors in recent years and big calls across the fixed-income spectrum are now having a huge influence on returns

Published : 20, May 2016

Seven themes shaping financial markets and investments...

The long term trend of easily securing healthy returns is coming to an end and investors now face the challenge of how to generate reliable capital growth and income. Aviva Investors has identified seven drivers of long term investment returns. They can be seen by clicking through the following pages.

Published : 19, May 2016

Panic stations: five risk factors that show markets...

Following the turbulence of the first quarter, Eoin Murray, head of the Hermes Investment Office, believes that markets continue to be at risk of price spikes and falls, with volatility and liquidity risk being particularly concerning.

Published : 10, May 2016

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